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Events Just for Taft Members

Taft Museum of Art memberships includes unlimited free admission to the historic house, the permanent collection, and special exhibitions* and special events just for you! Discover our upcoming line-up below.

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Silk Evening Dress and Turban, Pride and Prejudice, 1995, Simon Langton, director. Worn by Anna Chancellor as Miss Caroline Bingley. Dinah Collin, costume designer

Silk Evening Dress and Turban, Pride and Prejudice, 1995, Simon Langton, director. Worn by Anna Chancellor as Miss Caroline Bingley. Dinah Collin, costume designer

Jane Austen Members' Opening Reception

On-Site Program

Thursday, June 9

5–8 p.m

Join us for an exclusive members’ opening and explore our new special exhibition and newly restored historic house. This program will include remarks from President/CEO Deborah Emont Scott, as well as music in the historic garden, self-guided tours, gallery guides to provide insights about the exhibition, valet parking, and light bites and drinks.

Complimentary for Sustaining Level ($275+) Taft members; $20 Taft members; $30 for guests of members. Advance reservations required. Includes admission to Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility, Jane Austen in London: A Wall-Sized Mapand the museum’s permanent collection galleries located in the Taft historic house. 
Silk Evening Dress and Turban, Pride and Prejudice, 1995, Simon Langton, director. Worn by Anna Chancellor as Miss Caroline Bingley. Dinah Collin, costume designer

Silk Evening Dress and Turban, Pride and Prejudice, 1995, Simon Langton, director. Worn by Anna Chancellor as Miss Caroline Bingley. Dinah Collin, costume designer

Jane Austen Members' Preview Day & Tours

On-Site Program

Friday, June 10

11 a.m.–4 p.m. (tour times vary)

Join us for an exclusive members’ preview day! Tours led by the museum’s curatorial and education departments are available with advance registration.

Free for Taft members; $8 for guests of members. Advance reservations required. Includes admission to Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility, Jane Austen in London: A Wall-Sized Map, and the museum’s permanent collection galleries located in the Taft historic house. 

Special Events to Support Our Community

The Taft Museum of Art's annual fundraiser and special-invite events support the many free educational programs that the Taft provides to our community. Discover how you can be a part of supporting the Taft's community initiatives.

Light Up the Night with the Taft Gala | Annual Fundraising Event 

On-Site Program

June 18, 2022

7–11 p.m.

Save the date for our bicentennial gala. Come celebrate with us—and support our education programs—as we celebrate the completion of the Bicentennial Infrastructure Project that will preserve our 200-year-old National Historic Landmark for generations to come.

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2022 Education Raffle | Light Up the Night

Tickets Available Now

Proceeds from our education raffle help support the Taft Museum of Art’s outreach programs, such as Artists Reaching Classrooms (ARC). Recognized this year by the Ohio Museums Association as the “Best Educational Outreach Program,” ARC reached 210 students from 12 local high school art classes. These students explored the Taft collection, met local artists, and showed work in an exhibition. Your purchase of raffle tickets will help us continue to explore new ways to share the Taft’s treasures with our community.

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Bicentennial Community Celebration 

On-Site Event

June 26, 2022

11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Celebrate the Taft historic house’s 200th birthday by exploring the newly opened galleries and enjoying a variety of performances, art-making opportunities, tours, and more! Bring the whole family for a fun day out at the museum!

 

This is a free event! No reservations required. (Please note: due to popularity, wait times may vary.) Includes admission to Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility, Jane Austen in London: A Wall-Sized Mapand the museum’s permanent collection galleries located in the Taft historic house. 

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