The Menil Collection

Menil Collection Reopening Celebration

Saturday, Sep. 22, 2018 – Saturday, Sep. 22, 2018

11:00 AM – 07:00 PM


After a seven-month hiatus, our iconic Renzo Piano-designed main building will reopen with entirely new displays of artwork drawn from our permanent collection. The Menil’s most loved paintings and sculptures will be presented alongside promised gifts, recent acquisitions, and artworks that have never before been on view.

The public is invited to celebrate the reopening of the main building with food trucks, live music, and, as always, free admission. We look forward to welcoming visitors from around the world as they rediscover the magic and beauty of the Menil Collection.

Want to see the refreshed Menil before the public? Become a member today and receive and receive invitations to the members-only main building reopening celebration and the opening of the Menil Drawing Institute in November. Menil memberships also make great gifts for friends and family!

Major funding for the reinstallation of the permanent collection is provided by Nancy and Robert Carney and Cecily E. Horton. Additional support comes from The Brown Foundation, Inc. / Mike Stude, Diane and Michael Cannon; Poppi Massey, Robin and Andrew Schirrmeister; Jacqueline and Richard Schmeal, and Scott R. Sparvero.


  • Wednesday - Sunday, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Closed Monday and Tuesday
  • Free Hours: Always free!

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Street Parking
  • The Menil Collection parking lot is located on West Alabama between Mandell and Mulberry. Street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.

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