Support the Museum of the Big Bend

The Mission of the Museum of the Big Bend, a Department of Sul Ross State University, is to serve and educate the public by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting the cultural, historic and natural materials that relate to the prehistory, history and cultural diversity of the Big Bend region of Texas and Mexico.

Your support enables the Museum of the Big Bend to tell the Big Story of the Big Bend! We are more than just a museum—we also provide innovative educational programs in our community for students, adults and children alike. Choose one of three ways to help support our mission.



As a member of the Museum of the Big Bend, you’ll enjoy exclusive benefits while supporting this treasure of Texas. Immerse yourself in experiences unlike anything else, including our highly rated exhibitions, special members-only gift shop discounts, event discounts and more. There is something for everyone, so join today to explore the wonder of the Big Bend!

Membership Levels and Benefits

Grid of Membership Levels and Benefits



Essential to the Museum of the Big Bend’s daily operations and programs, the Annual Fund provides support where it is most needed. Your investment ensures the Museum continues to deliver innovative educational opportunities, dynamic exhibitions, and accessible collections.


Help us Tell the Big Story for generations to come! Gifts through pledges allow us to plan for the future and are critical in helping us provide outstanding exhibits and educational programs. We are deeply grateful for commitments to the MoBB and our ability to impact future generations through pledges at every level.


“10 for 10 Pledge”

Become part of an elite circle of donors by pledging a minimum of $1,000 per year for ten years. “10 for 10” donors are recognized on the permanent plaque in the Museum.

To make your pledge, contact Maggie Rumbelow at or call 432-837-8143



Please remember the Museum of the Big Bend in your estate plan.

Thank you!

Lifetime Members of the Museum of the Big Bend

Anne & Malcolm Calaway
Vickie & Brad Carter
Yana & Marty Davis
Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Davis and Family
Leighton & Jim Donnell
Raye & Ben Foster
Bonnie & John Korbell

Georgette & Charles Mallory
Louisa & Jack Mayfield
Elane V. Scott & Rick Stephens
Pat & Tom Semmes
Kathy & Mac Stringfellow
Anne & Johnny Weisman