Become a Menil Member

Access to the Menil Collection’s art buildings and green spaces is always free. Help support the museum by becoming a Menil Member. You’ll receive exclusive access and behind-the-scenes insight to our world-renowned collection.

The Menil has three special membership groups.

  • General Membership, starting at $150
    Enjoy special events, tours with curators, and 10% off Menil Bookstore purchases with the museum’s standard membership package.

  • Menil Contemporaries, starting at $200
    A membership group for emerging patrons, collectors, and art enthusiasts, primarily in their 20s and 30s. Includes all general member benefits, plus invitations to Contemporaries events.

  • Menil Society, starting at $1,500
    A group of committed patrons dedicated to fostering deeper engagement with the museum, its mission, and its collection by supporting exhibitions, programs, and the Menil Collection Annual Fund.

Member Benefits

All of our members enjoy the following:

  • Invitations to members-only previews for all Menil exhibitions
  • Access to Member Noontime Talks, our popular tours where members get a behind-the-scenes look into the museum’s collection, exhibitions, and ongoing projects
  • Invitation to Menil by Moonlight, a special annual event celebrating our members
  • Subscriptions to Menil, the members’ magazine, and a monthly e-newsletter
  • 10% discount and advance notice of special sales at the Menil Bookstore
  • Reciprocal membership benefits at over 1,000 museums across North America

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.