Premier Membership

Membership at the Premier-level offers an elite affiliation with the museum. Benefits include exclusive access to curators, invitations to private opening parties, exhibition previews, and social events, travel and educational opportunities, personal handling of special requests and VIP services, free admission for two people to forty-two reciprocal art museums, ten percent discount at the Museum Shop, eligibility to join the Decorative Arts Council and Contemporary Coalition, and recognition in the Annual Report.  For more information about our premier membership, please contact our Membership Department by calling (860) 838-4095.

Premier Membership Levels & Benefits
All Premier Members receive the following benefits:

  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18
  • 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 every First Thursday After Hours
  • Eight 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
  • Reciprocal privileges at 51 additional prestigious museums nationwide

Atheneum Associates, $1,000-$2,499

  • All of the above, plus
  • Invitation to an exclusive evening lecture and reception on a current exhibition
  • Invitation to one curator-led Roundtable Luncheon

Society of Daniel Wadsworth

Patron, $2,500-$4,999

  • All Atheneum Associates benefits, plus
  • Invitation to the Society of Daniel Wadsworth Annual Event
  • Invitation to an exclusive art day trip

Fellow, $5,000-$9,999

  • All benefits of Patron, plus
  • Invitation to a seminar
  • Two complimentary household memberships

Benefactor, $10,000-$14,999:

  • All benefits of Fellow, plus
  • Opportunity to participate in a special curator-led day trip
  • Advance notification for space limited events

Director’s Council, $15,000-$24,999

  • All benefits of Benefactor, plus
  • Conservation studio or Behind the Scenes tour
  • Curator-led tour of the Austin House (based upon date availability)
  • Opportunity to participate in a director-led special event
  • Opportunity to host a private event at the museum

Chick Austin Circle, $25,000-$49,999

  • All benefits of Director’s Council, plus
  • A complimentary copy of one exhibition catalogue
  • One private art consultation with a curator
  • Opportunity to host a private event at the Austin House

J. PierPont Morgan Society $50,000 +

  • All benefits of the Chick Austin Circle, plus
  • Direct-line concierge service
  • One private VIP exhibition tour with a curator
  • Private dinner in the Betty Roberts Room with the Director and a curator

From Our Collection

Borremans, 2008 1621, Gentileschi Kalina, 1969 Neel, 1963

Upcoming Events

Aug
22
Fri
5:30 pm Movies & Music: Desire
Movies & Music: Desire
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Movies & Music: Desire
Movies & Music: Desire: An automotive engineer bound for a holiday in Spain meets a sultry jewel thief. 1936. USA. 95 min. Not Rated. B&W. [...]
Aug
23
Sat
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 23 @ 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: Portraiture in the Collection
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Aug 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.
7:00 pm Film: The Great Passage
Film: The Great Passage
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Film: The Great Passage
Film: The Great Passage: An introverted and unsuccessful salesman is asked to finish a new modern dictionary. After humbly accepting the daunting job, he dedicates [...]
Aug
24
Sun
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 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 [...]

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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