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1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400
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Free Admission
1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400

Menil

Membership

When you become a member of the Menil, you join a special group of people who care about the arts in our community.

All members enjoy the following:

  • Invitations to exhibition openings
  • Access to Member Noontime Talks
  • Invitation to annual Menil by Moonlight event
  • Subscription to Menil, the membership magazine
  • Subscription to monthly e-newsletter for members
  • 10% total discount at the Menil Bookstore
  • Advance notice of Menil Bookstore sales
  • Announcements of public lectures and programs
  • Reciprocal membership benefits at over 1,000 museums across North America
  • Discounted tickets to Who R U? the annual children’s costume party
  • Discounts at local restaurants:
    B.B. Lemon: 10% off food and beverages
    Cultivated F+B at the Lancaster Hotel: 10% off food and beverages
    Lúa Viet Kitchen: 15% off food and beverages
    Night Heron: 20% off food
    Shake Shack: 10% off food and beverages (Westheimer Road location only)

All levels provide 12 months of membership for two adults, unless stated otherwise. Levels and benefits subject to change. Membership and event invitations are non-transferable.

Questions? Contact our Membership office at (713) 525-9435 or membership@menil.org.

General Membership

Contributor $125

All benefits listed above.

Sponsor $250

All benefits of Contributor plus:

Patron $500

All benefits of Sponsor plus:

  • Two guest invitations to all exhibition openings
  • Access to the Menil Library, by appointment

Menil Contemporaries

The Menil Contemporaries is a membership group for emerging patrons, collectors, and art enthusiasts who share a common passion for the Menil Collection and invest meaningfully in the art spaces and 30-acre surrounding neighborhood. Menil Contemporaries are the next generation of leaders and advocates of the Menil.

Enthusiast $150

All benefits listed above plus:

  • Invitation to the annual Menil Contemporaries Spring Mixer
  • Invitations to Cocktails with a Curator series

Partner $500

All benefits of Enthusiast plus:

  • Invitation to an annually changing special experience
  • Two tickets to the Menil Contemporaries Holiday Party
  • Invitation to a private collection visit
  • Two guest invitations to all exhibition openings
  • 15% total discount at the Menil Bookstore
  • Recognition in the Annual Report

Menil Society

Menil Society is a group of committed patrons who enjoy a strong relationship with the Menil. Members are dedicated to fostering deeper engagement with the museum, its mission, and its world-renowned collection by generously supporting exhibitions, programming, and the museum’s annual fund.

Associate $1,500

All benefits of General Membership Patron plus:

  • Invitations to opening receptions and private Menil Society exhibition previews
  • Invitation to Menil Society Spring Cocktails at Menil House
  • 20% total discount at the Menil Bookstore

Fellow $2,500

All benefits of Associate plus:

  • Invitation to a private collection visit
  • Invitation to a Curator's Choice private tour
  • Invitation to a Menil House tour
  • Two guest invitations to all Menil Society exhibition previews
  • One Contributor-level gift membership

Friend $5,000

All benefits of Fellow plus:

  • Invitation to New Year’s Cocktails, hosted by the Board of Trustees
  • Invitation to annual Acquisition Preview event
  • Two Contributor-level gift memberships

Benefactor $10,000

All benefits of Friend plus:

  • Invitation to an exhibition opening dinner at the museum
  • One complimentary Menil exhibition publication
  • Recognition in Menil, the membership magazine