Stark Museum of Art, The W.H. Stark House, Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center As a member of Stark Cultural Venues, you will enjoy special benefits and unique experiences with the best in art, nature, history and culture. Your membership supports educational programs and community outreach efforts of the Stark Foundation in its mission to improve the quality of life in Southeast Texas.

General Membership Benefits

  • Free admission for one year to Stark Cultural Venues: Stark Museum of Art, The W.H. Stark House, and Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center
  • Invitations to Members’ Only exhibition previews, events and store sales
  • Discounts on select classes, lectures, educational programs and special events (discounts vary per membership level)
  • 10% discount at the Star and Crescent Moon Café and on retail purchases at Stark Museum of Art Museum Store and Shangri La Garden Store
  • E-mail updates for exhibitions, events and classes
  • Free admission and/or additional benefits at nearly 300 gardens throughout North America and the Cayman Islands through the American Horticultural Society’s Reciprocal Admissions Program

Membership Levels

All levels receive general membership benefits for the named member(s) for one year:
    • Student Membership ($20): One student currently enrolled in college, university or school of higher education. Proof of enrollment required
 
    • Senior Membership ($40): One named senior member, age 65+
 
    • Individual Membership ($60): One named adult member
 
    • Dual Membership ($90): One named adult member and one adult or child guest
 
    • Couple Membership ($90): Two named adult members
 
    • Family Membership ($120): Two named adult members and up to four children in the same household
      • Add a child or grandchild (age 21 years or younger) for an additional $15 per year
      • Priority advanced early registration for select educational programs
      • Reciprocal membership admission privileges at fourteen museums through Museums West
      • Reciprocal membership admission privileges to over 700 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers through North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association
 
    • Star Membership ($250): One named adult member and up to seven guests
      • Priority advanced early registration for select educational programs
      • Facility rental options
      • Reciprocal membership admission privileges at fourteen museums through Museums West
      • Reciprocal membership admission privileges to over 700 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers through North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association
      • Two guest passes for one-time admission to Stark Museum, The Stark House and Shangri La
 
    • Crescent Membership ($500): One named adult member and up to nine guests
      • Priority advanced early registration for select educational programs
      • Facility rental options
      • Reciprocal membership admission privileges at fourteen museums through Museums West
      • Reciprocal membership admission privileges to over 700 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers through North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association
      • Four guest passes for one-time admission to Stark Museum, The Stark House and Shangri La
   

Corporate Membership Information

 

Gift and Corporate Memberships available year-round.

For membership details, call 409.221.6656 or email membership@starkculturalvenues.org.

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      An SCV membership entitles the named member and guests to be admitted to SCV premises (Stark Museum, Stark House, Shangri La Gardens) in accordance with the terms of membership. SCV members and their guests must comply with all safety rules, observe all warnings and follow all instructions given by staff and/or security officers, and they each VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISK, LOSS, LIABILITY AND DANGER for injury or damage to their person or property and all hazards arising from or related to admission to any SCV premises and/or participation of the member/guest in any exhibits or attractions. BY ACCEPTING ADMISSION WITH AN SCV MEMBERSHIP CARD, THE MEMBER OR GUEST RELEASES THE STARK FOUNDATION FROM ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY OR DAMAGE THAT HE OR SHE MAY SUFFER. The member/guest agrees to be photographed, videotaped or filmed; grants permission for SCV to put such images to any uses it may deem proper; and waives all rights to compensation for such images. All items are subject to search. The Stark Foundation and SCV assume no responsibility for lost, stolen or unattended items on SCV premises. This card is not transferable. Terms of membership are subject to change without notice. Membership ends on expiration date noted on card.