Support the Aldrich

Artist

$50 Individual

Discounted exhibition catalogues, unlimited admission per cardholder, $5 guest admission and more.

Educator (Pre-K – higher education with a school ID)

$50

Unlimited free admission per cardholder, invitation to members-only events, reciprocal museum benefits, and more.

Student

$50 Individual

Discounted exhibition catalogues, unlimited admission per cardholder, $5 guest admission and more.

Senior

$50 Individual — $90 Dual

$5 guest admission, invitations to members-only events and previews, reciprocal museum benefits, and more.

Give the gift of membership this holiday season! Buy or renew an Aldrich membership at this level and receive one at the same level for free.

Friend

$65 Individual — $100 Dual

Unlimited admission per cardholder, invitations to members-only events, program discounts, and more.

Give the gift of membership this holiday season! Buy or renew an Aldrich membership at this level and receive one at the same level for free.

Library

$100

Two all access membership cards allowing free gallery admission for up to five (5) adult Library patrons per card to The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum.

Family

$125

Free Museum admission for the entire family, discounts on public programs, 10% discount on Camp Aldrich registration, and more.

Give the gift of membership this holiday season! Buy or renew an Aldrich membership at this level and receive one at the same level for free.

Contemporary Council

$250

Invitations to members-only events and previews, reciprocal benefits to over 1000 museums in North America, $5 guest admission, and more.

Give the gift of membership this holiday season! Buy or renew an Aldrich membership at this level and receive one at the same level for free.

Young Patrons Circle

$375

Membership includes invitations to private collection, gallery, and artist studio visits, discounted public programs, invitations to members-only events and previews, and more.

Give the gift of membership this holiday season! Buy or renew an Aldrich membership at this level and receive one at the same level for free.

Collaborators Circle

$500

Invitations to private collection, gallery, and artist studio visits, 10% discount on Aldrich Editions, and more.

Give the gift of membership this holiday season! Buy or renew an Aldrich membership at this level and receive one at the same level for free.

Collectors Circle

$1,000

Advance previews and 10% discounts on Aldrich Editions-limited edition artworks by leading contemporary artists, VIP passes to acclaimed art fairs, private tour for 10 guests, and more.

Give the gift of membership this holiday season! Buy or renew an Aldrich membership at this level and receive one at the same level for free.

Aldrich Collects

$2,500

Three limited-edition Aldrich artist designed editions, unlimited admission for two cardholders, artist studio and collection visits, art fair access, and more.

Membership Events

Sunday – 11.24.19

Member Meet and Greet with Artist Zoë Sheehan Saldaña and Curator Glenn Adamson

Sunday – 12.01.19

Member Holiday Party and Curator Tour

Investor

$10,000

The Aldrich Corporate Partners program offers companies, their employees and clients unparalleled access to one of the preeminent arts organizations in the region and exclusive VIP networking opportunities. Join as an Investor and enjoy free admission to The Aldrich for all employees and family members, prominent acknowledgement, private tours, entertainment opportunities, and invitations to special events.

Philanthropist

$10,000

The Aldrich Philanthropist Partners program offers partners the opportunity to directly impact and support local education programs in conjunction with The Aldrich. Join as a Philanthropist and enjoy prominent acknowledgement for support of education programs and hands-on participation in the programs, plus free admission to The Aldrich for all employees and family members, and invitations to special events.

Stakeholder

$5,000

The Aldrich Corporate Partners program offers companies, their employees and clients special access to one of the preeminent arts organizations in the region and exclusive VIP networking opportunities. Join as a Stakeholder and enjoy free admission to The Aldrich for all employees and family members, a curator-led private tour, discounted entertainment opportunities, and invitations to special events.

Entrepreneur

$3,000

The Aldrich Corporate Partners program offers companies of all sizes special access to one of the preeminent arts organizations in the region for their employees and clients. Join as an Entrepreneur and enjoy free admission to The Aldrich for all employees and family members, discounted entertainment opportunities, and invitations to special events.

Planned Giving

Contribute to The Aldrich's future by planning a special kind of gift. Although cash donations to the Museum are always appreciated, there are other creative and flexible options that can benefit you and the Museum. You can help to ensure a vital and secure future for The Aldrich by creating a trust or including the Museum in your will.

Bequests

Bequests can be made in the form of cash, securities, art or other property.

Charitable remainder unitrust

A charitable remainder unitrust is an irrevocable trust that pays a fixed percentage of the value of its holdings each year to a beneficiary. Assets in such trusts can be distributed to charities named in the trust.

Charitable lead unitrust

A charitable lead unitrust is an irrevocable trust in which the assets are transferred to a trust set up to pay a fixed percentage of its assets to the charity named in the trust.

Other Gifts

Gifts of life insurance or other retirement plan assets can also be bequeathed to a charity.

The Aldrich receives major support from its Board of Trustees and many individual patrons. A complete list of donors may be found in the Museum’s Annual Report here. In addition, the Museum receives major funding from these foundations and organizations: The Leir Foundation; Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts; William Randolph Hearst Foundations; Institute of Museum and Library Services; Anne S. Richardson Fund; The O’Grady Foundation; The Goldstone Family Foundation; The Coby Foundation; National Endowment for the Arts; Art Dealers Association of America Foundation; Whip Salon; Highurst Foundation; The Cowles Charitable Trust; The Gage Fund; Fairfield County Bank; Bank of America; Danbury Audi; and Ridgefield Thrift Shop.

The Aldrich receives major in-kind support from: Hamlet Hub; Connecticut Cottages & Gardens (CTC&G); WSHU Public Radio Group; Crozier Fine Arts; Design Within Reach; WFUV; and TownVibe.

The Aldrich receives major support from its Board of Trustees and many individual patrons. A complete list of donors may be found in the Museum’s Annual Report here. In addition, the Museum receives major funding from these foundations and organizations: The Leir Foundation; Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts; William Randolph Hearst Foundations; Institute of Museum and Library Services; Anne S. Richardson Fund; The O’Grady Foundation; The Goldstone Family Foundation; The Coby Foundation; National Endowment for the Arts; Art Dealers Association of America Foundation; Whip Salon; Highurst Foundation; The Cowles Charitable Trust; The Gage Fund; Fairfield County Bank; Bank of America; Danbury Audi; and Ridgefield Thrift Shop.

The Aldrich receives major in-kind support from: Hamlet Hub; Connecticut Cottages & Gardens (CTC&G); WSHU Public Radio Group; Crozier Fine Arts; Design Within Reach; WFUV; and TownVibe.