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1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400
Closed Now
Wed–Sun 11am–7pm
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
  • Exclusive access to Member Noontime Talks
  • Invitation to annual Menil by Moonlight event
  • Reciprocal membership at over 800 museums across North America
  • Advance notice of special programs, bookstore sales, and public lectures and programs
  • Subscription to Menil, the membership bulletin, and the monthly e-newsletter for members
  • 10% discount at the Menil Bookstore

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 $100

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 dynamic group of young professionals between the ages of 21 and 45, committed to supporting the museum and promoting its vision. Menil Contemporaries members enjoy exclusive programs and invitations to special events, including cocktail receptions and insider gallery talks.

Contributor $100 / $200 couple (ages 21–29)

All benefits listed above plus:

  • Invitations to exclusive annual events, including, Menil Contemporaries Spring Mixer and the Cocktails with a Curator series
  • Member-rate discounted tickets to the annual Menil Contemporaries Holiday Party
  • Invitations to a private collection visit

Sponsor $250 / $400 couple (ages 30–39)

All benefits of Menil Contemporaries Contributor plus:

Patron $500 / $750 couple (ages 40-45)

All benefits of Menil Contemporaries Sponsor plus:

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

Menil Society

The Menil Society comprises the core patrons of the museum. Menil Society members enjoy unique privileges and bespoke programming designed to foster deeper engagement with the museum, its mission, and its world-renowned collection.

Associate $1,500

All benefits of 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:

  • Invitations to a Curator's Choice private 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 President, Board of Trustees
  • Invitation to a private collection visit
  • Two Contributor-level gift memberships

Benefactor $10,000

All benefits of Friend plus:

  • Invitation to an exhibition opening dinner at the museum
  • Invitation to a private tour of Menil House
  • One complimentary Menil exhibition catalogue
  • Recognition in Menil, the membership bulletin

Friends of the Library

Support the Menil Library and gain special access to the library’s holdings, a customized e-newsletter, and other special events. Note: A Menil membership is required to become a Friend of the Library.

Bibliophile $100

  • Reading privileges at the Menil Library
  • Subscription to the quarterly Friends of the Library e-newsletter
  • Recognition in the Annual Report, Friends of the Library e-newsletter, and on the webpage

Scholar $250

All benefits of Bibliophile plus:

  • Invitation to an annual Friends of the Library event
  • Your name printed on a unique bookplate in one new acquisition, and recognition in an online catalog record

Antiquarian $500

All benefits of Scholar plus:

  • Your name printed on a unique bookplate to four new acquisitions (five total) and recognition in an online catalog record