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Membership

Membership

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You’d make a great Blanton Member!

Austin’s art museum invites you to support art in your community.

SECOND SATURDAYS

Enjoy live DJ sets on the museum’s redesigned grounds and a variety of programs throughout the museum. Local food and drinks for sale; picnics encouraged. Galleries open till 8 p.m. Members get in free.

Looking across the grounds between two museums, with large petal-like structures by the road. Photo by Tim Ogunlowo

Membership Benefits

All members enjoy one year of core benefits, including:

free admission to galleries, Austin, & all exhibitions
$4 discounted Brazos Garage parking
exclusive tours, talks, & behind-the-scenes programs
free admission to Second Saturdays
advance notice & priority registration for public programs
discounts on Museum Store purchases
reciprocal benefits at college & university art museums

Blanton Members make a difference by helping fund exhibitions and programs that connect, challenge, and inspire our community in Austin and beyond.

If you have further questions, please contact 512.471.9880, email member@blantonmuseum.org, or visit our FAQ page.

Membership Levels

Benefits for all membership levels

Visit for FREE (as often as you like!)

Enjoy discounts

  • $4 discounted parking at Brazos garage
  • Discounts on ticketed programs
  • COMING SOON! 10% discount in the Museum Store and the new Blanton café.

Get exclusive access

  • Exclusive member tours and behind-the-scenes programs
  • Early access to special exhibitions before the public opening
  • Priority registration for programs and talks
  • Digital membership cards and access to online member portal

Make a difference

  • Membership helps fund exhibitions and programs that connect, challenge, and inspire our community in Austin and beyond
  • A portion of membership fee is tax-deductible

Individual – $75

Membership perks just for you, art lover (or art-liker).

Dual – $100

Membership perks for two adults.

Family – $125

Membership perks for two adults and all children/grandchildren 17 and under.

Sustaining – $200

Membership perks for two adults and all children/grandchildren 17 and under, PLUS:

Founding – $500

All membership benefits of Sustaining membership for two adults and children/grandchildren 17 and under, PLUS:

Contributor – $750

All membership benefits of Founding membership for two adults and children/grandchildren 17 and under, PLUS:

  • 6 guest passes for free general admission (not valid for special events)
  • Invitation for two to special curator-led tours of special exhibitions
  • 4 free parking validations for museum visits

Patron – $1500

All membership benefits of Contributor membership for two adults and children/grandchildren 17 and under, PLUS:

  • 6 guest passes for free general admission (not valid for special events)
  • Invitation for two to special curator-led tours of special exhibitions
  • 6 free parking validations for museum visits
  • Private docent-guided tour for a group of up to ten
  • One complimentary Dual gift membership

Upcoming Members-only Events

2023sat28oct10:30 amMember Book Club: Sculpted Stones by Victor MontejoAn exclusive event for our Blanton members!

Digital Membership Cards

NEW! Digital membership cards are quick to arrive, easy to use, and environmentally friendly. See our FAQ page to learn more.

A hand holding a mobile phone with a digital membership pass on the screen

With digital cards available on your smartphone, there’s no worry about losing or forgetting your membership card(s). Whether you’re visiting the Blanton or a reciprocal organization, they’re always right at your fingertips.

Upon joining or renewing your Blanton Membership, a link to download to your Apple Wallet or Android WalletPasses will be sent via email. Simply download the cards to your smartphone and you’re ready to go!

By going digital, you’re helping us protect the environment and reduce paper waste. If you still would prefer a physical copy of your membership card(s), these will be provided upon request only. Please note, the printed membership card request form is only intended for use at the time of joining or renewing and is not a permanent opt-out method.

Membership Portal

NEW! Wondering if your Blanton Membership is up to date?
Need a refresher on your member benefits?
Curious about the latest members-only events? 

Access the Blanton member portal 24/7 to view your membership level and expiration date, update your contact information, and see a calendar of upcoming members-only events and offers.

Auto-Renewal Membership

Would you like to ensure you won’t miss out on a Blanton member event or exhibition? Do you want your membership to continue uninterrupted from year to year? Participate in auto-renewal.

In an effort to improve your membership experience, an auto-renewal option is now available when purchasing membership online or over the phone. When you select the auto-renew option at checkout, your payment information will be safely stored in a secure database. You’ll receive one notification each year before your card is charged for your renewal. This notification will serve as a reminder for your upcoming auto-renewal transaction. On the day your membership expires, your credit card will be automatically charged the renewal fee. For more information, view our pdf with Q&A on the auto-renewal process!

Thank you for making your membership dues go even further by selecting auto-renewal!

Educators

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.

Match Your Gift

Double your support 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!

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