Support the Aldrich

Friend

$65 Individual — $100 Dual

Enjoy unlimited museum admission, invitations to members-only events, access to esteemed local cultural institutions, and more.

Senior

$50 Individual — $90 Dual

Enjoy unlimited museum admission, invitations to members-only events, access to esteemed local cultural institutions, and more.

Student/Professional Artist

$50 Individual

Enjoy unlimited museum admission, invitations to members-only events, access to esteemed local cultural institutions, and more.

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

FREE

Enjoy unlimited museum admission, invitations to members-only events, access to esteemed local cultural institutions, and more.

Aldrich Contemporary Council (ACC)

$250

Participation for two in unique social art events, attend artist studio visits, enjoy access to over 700 museums across the US, and more.

ACC Collaborators Circle

$500

Participation for two in members-only programs, such as artist studio visits, gallery walks, artist-led tours, and more.

ACC Collectors Circle

$1,000

Enjoy advance previews and discounts on Aldrich Editions—limited editions artworks by leading contemporary artist—and receive VIP passes for two to select art fairs, and more.

ACC Leadership Circle

$2,500

Take a private after-hours tour with ten friends, enjoy private luncheons for two with artists, speakers, and curators, and more.

Aldrich Museum Family

$125

Enjoy free Museum admission for the entire family, plus discounts on Camp Aldrich registration, family workshops, and more.

Aldrich Museum Family Supporter

$250

All Family membership benefits, plus invitations to interactive curator and artist-led family tours and workshops, and more.

Aldrich Museum Family Guild

$500

All Family Supporter membership benefits, plus invitations to exclusive member programs including Aldrich Insiders-artist studio visits, gallery walks, and collection visits-and Behind the Scenes, artist led exhibition tours, and more.

Aldrich Museum Family Partner

$1,000

All Family Guild membership benefits, plus invitations to parent-only curator-led tours and wine events, while children are engaged in art making activities, invitation to participate in the Education Advisory Council, and more.

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 bebequeathed to a charity.

The Aldrich, in addition to significant support from its Board of Trustees, receives contributions from many dedicated friends and patrons. Major funding for Museum programs and operations has been provided by the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts; the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation; the William Randolph Hearst Foundation; the Leir Charitable Foundations; The Goldstone Family Foundation; the Anne S. Richardson Fund; the National Endowment for the Arts; the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.; The Coby Foundation; JoyRide Ridgefield; Newman’s Own Foundation; the SAHA Association; Fairfield Fine Art; The Cowles Charitable Trust; The Gage Fund; Fairfield County Bank; Fairfield County’s Community Foundation; Ridgefield Education Foundation; and Cohen and Wolf.

HamletHub; TownVibe, publishers of Ridgefield Magazine; and WSHU Public Radio are the official media sponsors of The Aldrich in 2015.

The Museum’s website has been generously supported by the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, the Leir Charitable Foundations, and The Goldstone Family Foundation.

The Aldrich, in addition to significant support from its Board of Trustees, receives contributions from many dedicated friends and patrons. Major funding for Museum programs and operations has been provided by the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts; the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation; the William Randolph Hearst Foundation; the Leir Charitable Foundations; The Goldstone Family Foundation; the Anne S. Richardson Fund; the National Endowment for the Arts; the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.; The Coby Foundation; JoyRide Ridgefield; Newman’s Own Foundation; the SAHA Association; Fairfield Fine Art; The Cowles Charitable Trust; The Gage Fund; Fairfield County Bank; Fairfield County’s Community Foundation; Ridgefield Education Foundation; and Cohen and Wolf.

HamletHub; TownVibe, publishers of Ridgefield Magazine; and WSHU Public Radio are the official media sponsors of The Aldrich in 2015.

The Museum’s website has been generously supported by the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, the Leir Charitable Foundations, The Goldstone Family Foundation, and Mark and Marcia Goldstein.