College & University
We encourage visits by college and university classes and groups. Request a docent-guided visit or set your own pace by self-guiding through the galleries. Contact our Group Visit Associate at (860) 838-4046 to book a visit today.
Faculty can also browse and schedule tours online.
Curriculum-structured tours are tailored to amplify and enhance the content of a specific academic course or topic. Work with museum staff to plan an appropriate museum experience. Call (860) 838-4047 or email to discuss the possibilities at least one month in advance.
Faculty Mailing List
Join our faculty mailing list to receive reminders of upcoming special exhibitions, lectures, internship application deadlines, and university events via email. It’s easy! Send us an email with your name, university/college affiliation, address, and telephone number.
Book a docent-guided visit for your students and receive a Discovery Pass. This one-time free pass allows professors to explore our permanent collection and special exhibitions as they prepare for their students’ upcoming tour and plan connections to their classroom teaching. This pass expires at the time of the class visit.
Discounted museum memberships are available for faculty at the Select Individual ($35) and Select Household ($50) levels. Benefits include the following: free general admission to the museum; invitations to members-only events; discounted admission to films and other events; the quarterly Members Calendar; and 10% discount at the Museum Shop and in the Museum Cafe.
For more information about Educator Memberships call our Membership Office at (860) 838-4171 or visit our Personal Memberships page.
Individuals from a variety of academic backgrounds and employment experiences are invited to apply for an internship. With your choice of assignment in nearly every museum department, the opportunities for professional growth are endless. No matter which avenue you pursue, you’ll find yourself amidst world-class art collections and advised by knowledgeable museum professionals. Working on various assignments, you’ll take part in furthering our mission to bring the best in art and culture to the Hartford community and beyond.
Learn more about Internships.
Discounted museum memberships are available for students at individual ($35) and household ($50) levels. Benefits include the following: free admission to the museum; invitations to members-only events; discounted admission to films and other events; the quarterly Members Calendar; and 10% off in the Museum Shop and the Museum Cafe. Students must provide a valid college or university email address.
Become a member online or call (860) 838-4171.
Auerbach Art Library
The 43,000-volume Auerbach Art Library is one of the most comprehensive museum libraries in New England. The library is open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 am to 5 pm.
Students and faculty of universities and colleges that are Institutional Members receive FREE ADMISSION with a valid student/faculty ID and are NOT charged for guided or self-guided visits. View a list of Institutional Members.
Interested in becoming an Institutional Member? Call (860) 838-4060 for more information.