Membership & Giving Opportunities


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.


Choose a membership level to support the Museum of the Big Bend and start enjoying your benefits!

Senior $25 – eNewsletter and recognition in the eNewsletter
Individual $50 – Senior Benefits plus 10% discount on children’s activities
Family $100 – Individual Benefits plus 10% discount at the Museum Gift Shop
Friend $250 – Family Benefits plus 2 tickets to the Trappings of Texas Friday night Opening
Patron $1,000 – Friend Benefits plus 2 tickets to the Fall Heritage Dinner
Benefactor $2,500 – Patron Benefits plus recognition on the Fall Exhibit Invitation
Lifetime $10,000 – Benefactor Benefits plus recognition on the Lifetime Plaque in the Museum


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!

2020 Annual Appeal Video

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


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.