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Gifts to the Wadsworth Atheneum allow us to maintain the high standards of artistic excellence and engaging programming that the public has come to expect from America’s oldest public art museum. Your donations help us to protect and conserve existing works, acquire new works, sponsor special exhibitions, and enrich our community through art appreciation and education.




There are many ways to give financial support to the museum:

For more information about giving to the museum contact (860) 838-4055 or

For information about donating works of art and other tangible personal properties to the museum contact Alison Parman, Curatorial Administrator, at (860) 838-4093 or