Giving: Cash & Securities

The simplest way to provide us with your support is through a donation of cash or securities.

Cash: Gifts of cash are ordinarily tax deductible up to 50% of your adjusted gross income (AGI) in the year of your contribution (with a five-year carryover for the excess not utilized).

Securities: Securities are the assets most commonly donated. When you donate appreciated securities, you generally do not incur any capital gains tax. You also may be eligible to receive a federal income-tax charitable deduction (up to 30% of your AGI with a five-year carryover) for the securities’ full fair market value if you have held them long term (i.e., for longer than 12 months). If the donated securities were held short term (i.e., 12 months or less), your deduction may not exceed your cost basis. Because a gift of appreciated securities generally avoids capital gains taxes, this type of gift may have a lower after-tax cost to you than an equivalent gift of cash.

In addition to stock, you may donate bonds and mutual fund shares.

If you are considering making a gift of securities, please contact Kristyn Ribera, Stewardship Manager in our Office of Institutional Advancement.

From Our Collection

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

Upcoming Events

Oct
30
Thu
12:00 pm Gallery Talk: CSI: Conservation Science Investigation
Gallery Talk: CSI: Conservation …
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk: CSI: Conservation Science Investigation: Allen Kosanovich, Associate Paintings Conservator, gives a behind-the-scenes look into how our conservators analyze and treat works in the [...]
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 30 @ 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 [...]
5:30 pm POSTPONED: Hypno-Hartford
POSTPONED: Hypno-Hartford
Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
POSTPONED: Hypno-Hartford
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been POSTPONED until further notice. Hypno-Hartford: You are getting very sleepy. Very, very sleepy. You are very relaxed. You [...]
Oct
31
Fri
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 31 @ 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 [...]
Nov
1
Sat
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Nov 1 @ 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