Personal Memberships

Members are our most important supporters, giving life to the galleries and purpose to the mission of the museum. The museum depends on critical member donations in order to sustain the daily operations, exhibitions and programs that make the Wadsworth a local resource and a national treasure.

Join today to show your support and for a year of art, learning, and enjoyment.

Individual $45

  • Free admission for one to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Fully tax deductible

Select Individual $35

  • Reserved for Seniors (62+), Artists and Educators
  • Free admission for one to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Fully tax deductible

Household $60 

  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Fully tax deductible

Select Household $50 

  • Reserved for Seniors (62+), Artists and Educators
  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Fully tax deductible

Dual Access Membership $100
Supports both The Amistad Center for Art & Culture and the Wadsworth Atheneum

  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Two parking vouchers per year from The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • $76 tax deductible

Insider Access $125 

  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Free admission to all regular films (excludes specially ticketed film events)
  • Free admission for two guests at each Art After Hours: First Thursday
  • Fully tax deductible

Total Access $170

  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Free admission to all regular films (excludes specially ticketed film events)
  • Free admission for two guests at each Art After Hours: First Thursday
  • Six Guest Passes for free general museum admission at the Wadsworth
  • Reciprocal privileges in the North American Reciprocal Museum program with over 600 museums in the U.S., Canada and Central America
  • Fully tax deductible

Premier Access $370

  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Free admission to all regular films (excludes specially ticketed film events)
  • Free admission for two guests at each Art After Hours: First Thursday
  • Six Guest Passes for free general museum admission at the Wadsworth
  • Reciprocal privileges in the North American Reciprocal Museum program at over 600 museums in the U.S., Canada & Central America
  • Reciprocal privileges at 14 additional prestigious museums nationwide
  • An invitation to our Annual Gala
  • An invitation to one Premier Member event per year
  • An invitation to brunch with the Director
  • $306 tax deductible

If you have questions please visit our Membership FAQ page or contact our Membership Office by email or call (860) 838-4171.

From Our Collection

1594, Caravaggio 1731, Canaletto 1749, Panini 1773, Wright

Upcoming Events

Oct
24
Fri
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
Oct
25
Sat
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
2:30 pm Tour: Looking at Landscapes
Tour: Looking at Landscapes
Oct 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Looking at Landscapes: Free with admission; meet at the Information Desk by The Museum Shop.
Oct
26
Sun
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
2:00 pm Film: The Better Angels
Film: The Better Angels
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Film: The Better Angels
Film: The Better Angels: Beginning circa 1817, the story spans three years of Abraham Lincoln’s childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana. Learn about the [...]

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Hours & Admission

Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

Admission:
Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5