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Membership Levels and Privileges

Basic Benefits for All Members

Basic Benefits for All Members

- Free year-round general admission

- Free or discounted lectures and programs

- Discounted admission at Bayou Bend and Rienzi

- Discounts at The MFAH Shop

- Discounted tickets to MFAH Films

- Invitations to exhibition preview parties

-Complimentary subscriptions to the MFAH News e-newsletter and the Museum‛s publication

$60 Individual/$45 Student


- All basic benefits valid for one individual

* Full-time student with valid student ID

$80 Dual

$80 DUAL

All basic benefits valid for two individuals, plus:

- Two membership cards

- Invitation to our holiday programming

$95 Family

All the benefits listed above, plus:

- Free general admission for two adults and all children 18 and under living in the same household

- Free admission to museum family programs

- Eligible for $20 discount on regular price of one course per student at the Glassell Junior School

- Family art-making activities for members

$185 Patron - Best Value!

All the Family benefits, plus:

- Invitations to exclusive Patron-Plus preview parties

- Subscription to the Museum's official publication
, H Magazine

- Discounted parking in the MFAH Parking Garage

- Eligible for 10% discount on one Art History Course, Studio Course, or Workshop at the Studio School at the Glassell School of Art

- Reciprocal membership privileges at more than 30 U.S. museums, including the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Art Institute of Chicago, Philadelphia Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and others

$330 Supporting

All the Patron benefits, plus:

- Ten complimentary general admission passes for guests

- Exclusive ArtSmart programs

- Reciprocal privileges in nine other art museum in Texas, including Austin Museum of Art, Kimbell Art Museum, Dallas Museum of Art, McNay Art Museum, and San Antonio Museum of Art

- Priority ticketing period for special programs and exhibitions

- Two single-use guest passes for daytime preview

$750 Sponsor

All the Supporting benefits, plus:

- Unlimited general admission for guests

- Invitations to selected preview receptions and benefit events

- One complimentary exhibition catalogue of your choice

- Four single-use guest passes for daytime previews

- Two passes to an MFAH film


$1,500 Benefactor

All the Sponsor benefits, plus:

- Unlimited guest privileges at preview parties

- Invitation to Leadership Circle reception and private exhibition viewing

- Three complimentary exhibition catalogues

- Four complimentary parking passes for the MFAH Parking Garage

- Six single-use guest passes for members daytime previews

- Invitation to a behind-the-scenes experience

Membership contributions are tax deductible, to the extent allowed by law, in the following amounts: Student ($45), Individual ($60), Dual ($70), Family ($85), Patron ($155), Supporting ($280), Sponsor ($690), Benefactor ($1,380).