FOR FACULTY

Group Tours

We encourage visits by college and university classes and groups. Request a docent-guided visit or set your own pace by self-guiding through the galleries. Contact our Group Visit Associate at (860) 838-4046 to book a visit today. Faculty can also browse and schedule tours online.

Curriculum-structured Tours

Curriculum-structured tours are tailored to amplify and enhance the content of a specific academic course or topic. Work with museum staff to plan an appropriate museum experience. Call (860) 838-4047 or email to discuss the possibilities at least one month in advance.

Faculty Mailing List

Join our faculty mailing list to receive reminders of upcoming special exhibitions, lectures, internship application deadlines, and university events via email. It’s easy! Just send us an email with your name, university/college affiliation, address, and telephone number.

Discovery Pass

Book a docent-guided visit for your students and receive a Discovery Pass. This one-time free pass allows professors to explore our permanent collection and special exhibitions as they prepare for their students’ upcoming tour and plan connections to their classroom teaching. This pass expires at the time of the class visit.

Educator Membership

Discounted museum memberships are available for faculty at the Select Individual ($35) and Select Household ($50) levels. Benefits include the following: free general admission to the museum; invitations to members-only events; discounted admission to films and other events; the quarterly Members Calendar; and a ten percent discount at The Museum Shop and in the Museum Cafe. For more information, call our Membership Office at (860) 838-4171 or visit our Membership page.

FOR STUDENTS

Internships

Individuals from a variety of academic backgrounds and employment experiences are invited to apply for an internship. With your choice of assignment in nearly every museum department, the opportunities for professional growth are endless. No matter which avenue you pursue, you’ll find yourself amidst world-class art collections and advised by knowledgeable museum professionals. Working on various assignments, you’ll take part in furthering our mission to bring the best in art and culture to the Hartford community and beyond. To apply to become an intern, visit our internship page.

Student Memberships

Discounted museum memberships are available for students at individual ($35) and household ($50) levels. Benefits include the following: free admission to the museum; invitations to members-only events; discounted admission to films and other events; the quarterly Members Calendar; and a ten percent discount at The Museum Shop and in the Museum Café. Students must provide a valid college or university e-mail address. Become a member today using our online membership form or by calling (860) 838-4171.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Auerbach Art Library

Our 43,000-volume library is one of the most comprehensive museum libraries in New England. The library is currently open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11am-5pm.

Institutional Members

Students and faculty of universities and colleges that are Institutional Members receive free admission with a valid student/faculty ID and are not charged for guided or self-guided visits. View a list of Institutional Members. Interested in becoming an Institutional Member? Call (860) 838-4171 for more information.

From Our Collection

1844, Ingres 1897, Andre Kalina, 1969 1828, Cole

Upcoming Events

Apr
12
Sat
all-day 41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
Apr 12 – May 18 all-day
41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance
Hartford Youth Art Renaissance, 2013 41st Hartford Youth Art Renaissance: Celebrate the 41st anniversary of the museum’s partnership with the Hartford Public School District to [...]
Apr
23
Wed
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Apr 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 [...]
Apr
24
Thu
all-day CANCELED: Day Art Tour: Newark Museum
CANCELED: Day Art Tour: Newark M…
Apr 24 all-day
CANCELED: Day Art Tour: Newark Museum: Join the Women’s Committee for a day exploring the Newark Museum, New Jersey’s largest museum. $115; $105 Members, includes [...]
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Apr 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 [...]
7:00 pm Film: A Journey
Film: A Journey
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:25 pm
Film: A Journey: Two solitary people meet and form a bond in the backcountry of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec. 2013. Canada. 85 min. Not [...]

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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