Become a Member

Become a Member

Become a member now and enjoy free admission and other discounts all year long!

Membership Perks

Members at all levels receive:
  • FREE museum admission for one year
  • Invitations to Members–only tours and exhibition previews
  • FREE admission to B scene
  • Discounts for classes and special events
  • 10% discount at the Museum Shop
  • 10% discount at the Blanton Café
  • Free subscription to the Blanton member newsletter Articulate
  • Reciprocal membership privileges at university museums nationwide.

If you have further questions, please contact 512.471.9880 or

The Blanton invites K-12 educators to join the museum and receive benefits designed just for you. Eligible K-12 educators receive a $10 discount on any level of membership, and a 20% discount on teacher workshops. Educator discounts are available by phone or in person at a museum welcome desk with proof of eligibility. Call (512) 471-9880 for more information.

Individual - $50

Membership Perks for one adult.

Individual Plus- $65

Membership Perks for one adult and one guest.

Dual- $65

Membership Perks for two adults at same address.

Family- $80

Membership Perks for two adults at same address and children in household, 17 years and under.

Sustaining- $125

All benefits of Family Membership plus six guest passes for free general museum admission (not valid for special events) and reciprocal membership benefits through the North American Reciprocal Network (NARM), the Art Museum Reciprocal Network, and the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM).

Director’s Circle

Members of the Director’s Circle receive special perks, including exclusive invitations to Director’s Circle preview parties with visiting artists, curators and collectors, culminating in the ultimate Blanton experience.

Founding - $350

All benefits of Sustaining Membership plus:

  • Two extra guest passes for free general museum admission (total of eight)*
  • Invitation for two to Director’s Circle preview parties
  • Courtesy Borrower privileges at The University of Texas Libraries
  • Reciprocal membership benefits through the Texas Reciprocal Museum Program (TRM)
  • Private docent-guided tour for a party of up to ten (Must book at least three weeks in advance, subject to availability.)

Contributor - $600

Receive all benefits of Founding Membership plus:

  • Two extra guest passes for free general museum admission (total of ten)*
  • Invitation for two to all Curatorial Connection tours
  • Five complimentary parking garage validations
  • Unlimited guests for general admission (Member must be present)

Patron - $1200

Receive all benefits of Contributor Membership plus:

  • Unlimited guests at all membership events (Member must be present)
  • Unlimited parking garage validations for museum visits (Member must be present. Not valid for non-Blanton visits to campus.)
  • One complimentary gift membership at Dual level

Give the Gift of Membership

Treat your friends and family to an entire year of free admission to the Blanton’s renowned collection, an exciting array of special exhibitions, and a diverse schedule of art-related programs.

Double Your Membership

Double your membership at no cost to you! Employer gift matching makes it easy. See if your employer offers a charitable match. Then fill out your company’s matching gift forms, mail the completed forms to the museum, and we’ll take care of the rest!