Member Appreciation Month

We are truly grateful for the integral role members play in helping us present the best exhibitions and programs. Your membership allows us to remain one of the top museums in the country and a resource for the entire region. Members are a special part of the Museum family, so please enjoy exclusive opportunities during Member Appreciation Month.

  • Available throughout February

    NEW! Museum Member Sticker
    Show your Museum pride! Pick up your free bumper sticker at any admissions desk.

    “Member for a Day” Guest Passes
    Check your mailbox for the opportunity to share the member experience with friends and family with your Member for a Day guest passes. They will enjoy some of the exclusive benefits of membership— including free general admission and a 10% discount in The MFAH Shop. Plus, when your guests become Museum members during their visit, you receive a special gift!
     
  • Members Morning
    Sunday, February 1, 11 a.m.
    Early, members-only admission to Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River starts at 11 a.m.—before the Museum opens to the public. Come early to say au revoir to this extraordinary exhibition on its final day.

  • All-Members Preview Party for Spectacular Rubens
    Friday, February 13, 6 p.m.
    Members have the opportunity to see this extraordinary exhibition before it opens to the public. Among the greatest achievements of Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens are his designs for the Triumph of the Eucharist tapestry series—considered some of the finest made in Europe during the 17th century. For more information on members events related to this exhibition, visit the calendar.

  • Loading Dock Sale and All-Members Exhibition Preview for Spectacular Rubens
    Saturday, February 14, 10 a.m.
    Members receive priority access to peruse an incredible array of unique options at a reduced price from The MFAH Shop. Entry begins at 10 a.m., and it's a perfect place to stop before viewing Spectacular Rubens during the Members Daytime Preview, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Members Lounge
    Saturday, February 21, 10 a.m.
    Enjoy complimentary coffee and pastries when visiting the Museum. Available from 10 a.m. to noon in Farish studio in the lower level of the Audrey Jones Beck Building. Afterward, enjoy an afternoon at the Museum in the galleries or viewing Oscar Nominees: Documentary Short Subject, which screens at noon.

  • Patron-Plus Preview Party for Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection
    Friday, February 27, 6 p.m.
    Members at the Patron level and above are invited to view the exhibition during their exclusive preview party. These exquisite large-scale folding screens, displayed together with contemporary ceramics, reveal three centuries of Japanese artistic traditions and styles. Unfolding Worlds is a unique installation that features works from the New Orleans-based Gitter-Yelen Collection. For more information on member events related to this exhibition, visit the calendar.

  • All-Members Exhibition Preview for Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection
    Saturday, February 28, 10 a.m.
    All members are invited to see the unique installation of Unfolding Worlds, featuring works from the New Orleans-based Gitter-Yelen Collection—one of the most comprehensive private holdings of Japanese art in the United States. For more information on member events related to this exhibition, visit the calendar.