Become a Member


Become a Member

Friends of the Art Museum

This membership organization provides vital support for the Museum's collections, exhibitions, publications, and educational programs.

Friends enjoy special access to the Art Museum's exhibitions and programs, expanding the Museum's outreach and enriching the cultural and intellectual life of its community.

Membership Levels and Benefits

To request a Membership Brochure please contact Rochelle Oakley at 860.231.5743 or by email.

Individual - $40

  • Newsletter with Calendar
  • Priority notice of exhibitions and special programs
  • Priority registration and reduced fees on trips/programs
  • Discounts on Friends events; reduced admission to lectures, seminars

Student - Free with current ID

  • All benefits of Individual

Recent Alumna/us - $25

  • For alumni graduated within the last 5 years
  • All benefits of Individual

Senior (65 years +) - $25

  • All benefits of Individual 

Educator (K-12) - $35

  • All benefits of Individual 
  • Support for use of the Art Museum as a teaching resource

Family/Household - $70

  • All benefits of Individual
  • Discounts on Family Programs

Note: For 2 adults in a household and all children through age 18

Patron - $100

  • All benefits of Individual plus
  • Recognition in the Art Museum's Annual Report
  • Invitations to special receptions to preview Art Museum exhibitions and meet distinguished artists and guest lecturers

Sponsor - $250

  • All benefits of Patron plus
  • Invitation to a private tour of a major exhibition at the Art Museum led by the Director

Benefactor - $500

  • All benefits of Sponsor plus
  • Opportunity to help build the permanent collection (40% of annual dues placed in Art Museum's Art Acquisition Fund)
  • Invitation to join the Art Museum Director on one or more trips to major out-of-town art fairs or other events

Director’s Circle - $1,000

  • All benefits of Benefactor plus
  • Invitation to annual Director’s Circle trip to a major art center, highlighted by exclusive tours, visits to private collections, and more

Kelly Associate - $2,500 

  • All benefits of Director’s Circle
  • Dinner and private after-hours tour of the Art Museum with the Director and five of your friends

Note: $2,000 tax-deductible