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Important Update


Aldrich members provide essential support to our mission while enjoying special access to artists at exclusive exhibition previews, discounts on programs and in the Museum Store, and free admission to reciprocal museum partners.

Core Benefits and Membership Levels

All Aldrich members receive the following core benefits:

Membership Levels

Artist/Educator/Student $50 Individual (fully tax deductible)
All the core benefits for one member
Proof of eligibility: a CV with exhibition history, artist website, current Student/Staff ID, upon request

Senior (60+) $90 (fully tax deductible)
All the core benefits for two members plus:

  • 15% discount in The Shop
  • $5 guest admission

Friend $100 (fully tax deductible)
All the above benefits for two members plus:

  • Free admission for two to the Whitney Museum of American Art

Family $150 ($100 tax deductible)

All the above benefits plus:

  • Unlimited free admission for the entire family
  • 10% discount on Camp Aldrich and children's birthday parties
  • Free admission to Storm King Art Center for up to 6 people per vehicle, per day. To reserve a ticket to visit Storm King Art Center, Aldrich Members should submit a request using the Free Admission Request Form. Response times may vary so please plan to book well in advance of your visit.

Contemporary Council $250 ($200 tax deductible)

All the above benefits plus:

Collaborators Circle $500 ($400 tax deductible)*

All the above benefits plus:

  • 10% discount on select Aldrich Editions
  • Invitation to select exclusive collection, gallery, and studio visits

Collectors Circle $1,000 ($850 tax deductible)*

All the above benefits plus:

  • VIP passes to select national and international art fairs, upon request
  • Invitations to all exclusive collection, gallery, and studio visits
  • Private tour for 10 guests upon request
  • Free Contemporary Council ($250) gift membership
  • Recognition on the annual donor wall

Aldrich Collects $3,000 ($400 tax deductible)

This premier membership includes two limited-edition, Aldrich artist designed artworks each year. In 2023, we are thrilled that exhibiting artists Hangama Amiri and Yvette Mayorga will be creating exclusive artworks for the membership. In addition to artwork, members enjoy private studio visits with select artists, and all the benefits of our Collaborators Circle membership, including VIP passes to international art fairs, private collection tours, and more. Past participating artists in Aldrich Collects include Genesis Belanger, Milano Chow, Oasa DuVerney, Florencia Escudero, Lucia Hierro, Karla Knight, Eva LeWitt, Tim Prentice, and Duane Slick. Membership availability is limited and is first come, first served.

Artworks are available for pick up at the Museum or for delivery within 20 miles to addresses in Fairfield and Westchester County. Shipping costs and insurance will apply for distances beyond this range. To join, please contact Kris Honeycutt at, or 203.403.7364 for more information or to join.

Library $100 (fully tax deductible) For public and private libraries only

Purchase a Library Membership

Join or Renew as a Member

(excluding Artist/Senior/Student)

Aldrich members receive environmentally-friendly digital membership cards.

Questions? Contact us at 203.438.4519 or email

If you prefer, please mail a check made payable to The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877. For further assistance, contact Kris Honeycutt, Head of Membership and Annual Giving, at, or 203.438.4519, extension 125.

Digital Membership Card FAQ

Having trouble with your digital membership card? Click here to access our Digital Membership Card FAQ.

Gift Membership

Share the excitement of The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum with friends, family, and colleagues through the gift of an Aldrich membership. This gift opens the door to the area's premier venue for cutting-edge visual art and educational programs. You and your friends can experience the benefits of Aldrich membership together, while supporting the Museum and helping to expand our community.

Purchase a Gift Membership

Member Discounts

Aldrich, 109 Cheese & Wine, Bailey’s Backyard, Bridgewater Chocolate, Connecticut Muffin, Hayfields Market, Nod Hill Brewery, Prospector Theater, Tazza Café

The Aldrich’s Member Discount program is a special benefit only for Aldrich members. Simply show your active Aldrich membership card (physical or digital) at these local businesses to receive your members-only discount or free item. Some supplies are limited and may need to be picked up at the Museum. Restrictions apply.

109 Cheese & Wine
109 Danbury Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877

7 Old Barn Road
Kent, CT, 06757

10% off on cheeses, sandwiches and wines at the Ridgefield and Kent location. Excludes: liquor, beer, smoked salmon, platter fees, Jeni’s ice cream, Blue Hill eggs and meats, not available in the months of November and December.

Bailey’s Backyard
23 Bailey Avenue
Ridgefield, CT 06877

10% off parties of 6 or less

Bridgewater Chocolate
559 Federal Road
Brookfield, CT 06804

227 Federal Road
Brookfield, CT 06804

12 LaSalle Road
West Hartford, CT 06107

Westport store coming soon!

10% off in-store purchases at these participating stores

Connecticut Muffin
108 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840

20% off all orders

Hayfields Market
1 Bloomer Road
North Salem, NY 10560

50% discount on café items (excluding florals)

Nod Hill Brewery
137 Ethan Allen Highway
Ridgefield, CT 06877

One free drink coupon. Supplies are limited. Must be picked up at the Museum. One coupon for Artist/Educator/Student memberships, two coupons for all other memberships. Must be 21 years of age.

Prospector Theater
25 Prospect Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877

One free movie pass. Supplies are limited. Must be picked up at the Museum. One pass for Artist/Educator/Student memberships, two passes for all other memberships.

Tazza Café
408 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877

10% discount per order

Member Profiles

Read Sabeth and Aaron Albert’s member profile here.

Read Allison Meyler’s member profile here.

Read Deborah Barnett-Brandt’s member profile here.

Read Justin Christopher Carafotes' member profile here.

Read Joshua Grey's member profile here.

Read Cynthia Smith's member profile here.

Read Audrey Conrad's member profile here.

Read Catherine Lucia-Durante and Chis Durante's member profile here.

Read Alexandra Lunt and Catherine Lewandowski's member profile here.

Read The Murray Family's member profile here.

Related Events

September 30, 2023 at 7:00 pm | Special Event

Aldrich Undercover

Aldrich Undercover is an art sale to benefit The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum where the artists' identities are only revealed after a work has been purchased.

Top image: Visitors watching a performance of Sean Salstrom's Indefinity Box in the exhibition, Weather Report.