Support the Aldrich

Friend

$65 Individual — $100 Dual

Unlimited admission per cardholder(s), invitations to members-only events, priority registration and program discount, and more.

Senior

$50 Individual — $90 Dual

$5 guest tickets, free admission to curator and artist-led tours, reciprocal museum benefits, and more.

Student/Professional Artist

$50 Individual

Invitation to the annual Sculpture Garden Social pre-party, priority registration and program discounts, unlimited admission per cardholder, and more.

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

FREE

Invitation to members-only events, free admission to curator and artist-led family tours, reciprocal museum benefits, and more.

Contemporary Council

$250

Invitations to members-only events and previews, reciprocal benefits to over 600 museums across the US, $5 guest tickets, and more.

Collaborators Circle

$500

Invitations to private collection, gallery, and artist studio visits, free admission to all First Fridays, invitation to the annual Sculpture Garden Social pre-party, and more.

Collectors Circle

$1,000

Advance previews and discounts on Aldrich Editions-limited edition artworks by leading contemporary artists, VIP passes to acclaimed art fairs, four unlimited guest passes, and more.

Leadership Circle

$2,500

Luncheons with exhibiting artists and speakers, a private tour of the Museum with 10 guests, complimentary Contemporary Council gift membership, and more.

Family

$125

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

Family Supporter

$250

Invitations to curator and artist-led family tours, reciprocal benefits to over 600 museums nationwide, $5 guest tickets, and more.

Family Guild

$500

Free admission to all First Fridays, acknowledgement on the Museum website and donor wall, discounts on Camp Aldrich and birthday parties, and more.

Family Partner

$1,000

Free admission for two to our annual Night at the Museum family event, four unlimited guest passes, invitations to members-only events,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 be bequeathed 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 is 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; CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens); The Amadeo Family; Crozier; The Cowles Charitable Trust; The Gage Fund; Fairfield County Bank; Tauck; and Cohen and Wolf.

WSHU Public Radio, TownVibe, and HamletHub are the official media partners of The Aldrich in 2016.

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

The Aldrich, in addition to significant support from its Board of Trustees, receives contributions from many dedicated friends and patrons. Major funding is 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; CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens); The Amadeo Family; Crozier; The Cowles Charitable Trust; The Gage Fund; Fairfield County Bank; Tauck; and Cohen and Wolf.

WSHU Public Radio, TownVibe, and HamletHub are the official media partners of The Aldrich in 2016.

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