The Gallery is grateful for the enthusiastic participation of its members and the tremendous generosity of the donors whose love of art and education make possible the range of activities at this venerable teaching museum. Free membership allows members of the community near and far to stay informed and engaged. Throughout its history, the Gallery’s success has been the result of dedicated individuals whose engagement has inspired them to contribute to the museum’s immediate needs, invest in its endowment, and build its collection.

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Free Membership

As a free member, you join fellow art lovers, students, alumni, artists, and others in exploring all that the Gallery has to offer.

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Friends of American Arts at Yale

The Friends of American Arts at Yale are collectors, scholars, and other individuals who share a passion for American art and support the work of the departments of American Paintings and Sculpture and American Decorative Arts.

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Free Student Membership

The Gallery welcomes high school, college, graduate, and professional school students to deepen their engagement with the museum by becoming free student members.

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Ways to Give

The Gallery is grateful for the generosity of its supporters. Gifts to the Gallery advance the mission of the museum and ensure excellence now and for generations to come.

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