Become a Member of Chinati

Community has been an essential part of Chinati since Donald Judd opened the museum in 1986 for everyone. It is in this spirit that Chinati invites you to become a member. The foundation relies on your support to ensure that Judd’s vision for Chinati continues. Your membership supports our diverse programs and initiatives including public tours, education and outreach, internships, artists in residence, symposia and publications. Thank you!

All members receive the following benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission to the museum, including public full collection tours, public selections tours, and self-guided viewing.
  • Chinati member T-shirt (one per membership).
  • 10% discount in the museum bookstore and online store.
  • A copy of Chinati’s annual newsletter.
  • Recognition in the annual newsletter.
  • Invitations to special events and programs.
  • 20% discount on two Chinati Weekend Benefit Dinner tickets (reservations required).

Individual and Dual Membership

$60 Individual

Membership benefits for one individual.

$48 is tax deductible.

$100 Dual

Membership benefits for two individuals.

$88 is tax deductible.

Supporter and Contributor Membership

All Chinati members at the Supporter level and higher receive free admission and discounts at more than 80 partner museums through the Modern and Contemporary Reciprocal Membership and Texas Reciprocal Membership programs.

$250 Supporter

All Dual benefits plus:
Half-price public tour admission for two guests.
Free admission and discounts at more than 80 partner museums.

$238 is tax deductible.

$500 Contributor

All Supporter benefits plus:
A copy of Chinati: The Vision of Donald Judd, second edition (limit one).

$423 is tax deductible.

Sustaining and Benefactor Membership

All Chinati members at the Sustaining level and above receive an exclusive limited edition artwork by Sarah McEneaney or Rosa Barba.

$1,200 Sustaining

All Contributor benefits plus:
Complimentary admission to the museum for four.
Limited-edition print by an internationally recognized artist created especially for Chinati.

$1,023 is tax deductible.

$2,500 Benefactor

All Sustaining benefits plus:
Private sunrise or sunset tour for four.

$2,323 is tax deductible.

Donor Groups

Donor Groups provide crucial operating support for the museum’s programs and the preservation of the permanent collection. All Chinati members at the Sustaining level and above receive an exclusive limited edition artwork by Sarah McEneaney or Rosa Barba.

 

$1,400 Chinati Contemporary Council

All Sustaining benefits plus:
Invitation to a CCC member event in Marfa.
Private sunrise or sunset tour.

$1,223 is tax deductible.

$5,000 Friends of Chinati

All Benefactor benefits plus:
Sunrise or sunset tour for four with Chinati’s director.
Complimentary admission to the museum for six.
Invitation to cocktail party during Chinati Weekend.
20% discount on Chinati Weekend Benefit Dinner.
(limit four – reservations required).

$4,823 is tax deductible.

$10,000 Patron

All Friends benefits plus:
Private tour for four with Chinati’s director.
Discount on rental of the Arena for a special event.

$9,823 is tax deductible.

Special Membership Categories

Available for students, educators, seniors and artists.

$50 Student/Senior/Artist/Educator

Membership benefits for one individual.
Applicants are requested to provide valid documentation; such as: student ID, proof of age over 65, an artist CV, or professional ID.

$38 is tax deductible.