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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
  • 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 900 museums across North America
  • Discounted tickets to Who R U? the annual children's costume party

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 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

  • Invitations to annual Contemporaries events, including Spring Mixer and Cocktails with a Curator series
  • Discounted tickets to Who R U? the annual children’s costume party
  • Discounted tickets to the annual Menil Contemporaries Holiday Party
  • Invitations to exhibition openings
  • Access to Member Noontime Talks
  • Invitation to annual Menil by Moonlight event
  • Announcements of public lectures and programs
  • Subscription to Menil, the membership magazine
  • Subscription to monthly e-newsletter for members
  • 10% discount at the Menil Bookstore
  • Advance notice of Menil Bookstore sales
  • Access to the Menil Collection Library, by appointment
  • Reciprocal membership benefits at over 900 museums across North America

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
  • 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 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
  • Invitation to a private tour of Menil House
  • Recognition in Menil, the membership magazine