Join the SoFAB Institute and become a part of our unique and growing organization. Your support helps us produce new exhibits, programs, special projects, and other special events that keep the Institute interesting and relevant. As a member you receive discounts to most ticketed events of the SoFAB Institute, the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, and the Museum of the American Cocktail. Please direct any questions, special requests, or member status updates to Kelsey Parris at (504-569-0405) or through email

To Purchase a Membership:

Please visit our membership platform, Artful.ly, here (https://www.artful.ly/sofab-institute/store/memberships) to become a member or call 504-267-7490.

Join as a Small Business/Kitchen Cabinet Member for a contribution of $150

You and up to 5 others (adult or a child) will be able to visit the Southern Food and Beverage Museum and the Museum of the American Cocktail at no charge. You will receive free admission to regular weekend programming and a discounted price for other ticketed events. You also receive a 10% discount at the museum shop. We'll also sign you up to receive the SoFAB Institute e-newsletter and be notified of all programs and special events. 

Join as a Friends and Family Member for a contribution of $85 

You and up to 3 others (adult or a child) will be able to visit the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, and the Museum of the American Cocktail at no charge. You will receive a discounted price at the ticketed events. You also receive a 10% discount at the museum shop and you'll receive the SoFAB Institute e-newsletter and be notified of all programs and special events. 

Join as an Individual Member for a contribution of $55 

You will be able to visit the Southern Food and Beverage Museum and the Museum of the American Cocktail at no charge. You will receive free admission to regular weekend programming and a discounted price for other ticketed events. You also receive a 10% discount at the museum shop. We'll also sign you up to receive the SoFAB Institute e-newsletter and be notified of all programs and special events. 

Join as a Hospitality Industry/ Student Member for a contribution of $35

You will be able to visit the Southern Food and Beverage Museum and the Museum of the American Cocktail at no charge. You will receive free admission to regular weekend programming and a discounted price for other ticketed events. You also receive a 10% discount at the museum shop. We'll also sign you up to receive the SoFAB Institute e-newsletter and be notified of all programs and special events. We will ask for verification that you are a student or in the hospitality industry in order for you to receive this membership.