Events for DMA Members

DMA Members are invited to enjoy a host of exclusive programs, including invitations to special events and exhibition receptions, tours with curators, special viewing opportunities, hands-on learning experiences, family events, expert-led tours, discussions, and workshops.

Exhibition Preview Days
All DMA Members

Exhibition Preview Days give members the opportunity to see exhibitions before they open to the public. 

Exhibition Talks
Ambassador ($250) level and above

Members-only exhibition talks feature lectures and discussions with DMA curators and visiting experts, focusing on special exhibitions or temporary installations.

Exhibition Opening Celebrations
Ambassador ($250) level and above

Exhibition opening celebrations are exclusive member parties intended to kick off select special exhibitions with a bang. These festive occasions generally feature light bites, a cash bar, and exhibition-themed activities, as well as access to the exhibition.

Exclusive DMA Member Events
Advocate ($500) level and above

Members will be invited to exclusive events throughout the year, ranging from engaging social gatherings that include art-focused hands-on experiences or opportunities to meet VIP guests to exclusive access to non-public areas, special previews, and insider information. 

DMA Circle Events

Contributor ($1,000) level and above

Members of DMA Circle, the Museum's most generous supporters, are invited to additional VIP events based on their level. These include additional Art Parties and behind-the-scenes events as well as the annual Director's Luncheon, curator-led tours of special exhibitions, and tours of new acquisitions. Additionally, DMA Circle Preview Receptions provide Circle Members with the first opportunity to see and enjoy special exhibitions in the company of curators, lenders, and sponsors. 

Upcoming Events

Format: 1/23/20

DMA Members-Only Tour: Wanda Koop

Thursday, January 30, noon

Join us on selected dates for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours last one hour and will explore highlights in the Wanda Koop: Dreamline exhibition.

Please check in at the DMA Membership Desk at the start of each tour. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

IMAGE: Wanda Koop, River, 2019, acrylic on canvas, © Wanda Koop, courtesy of the artist

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DMA Members-Only Tour: Wanda Koop

Saturday, February 1, noon

Join us on selected dates for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours last one hour and will explore highlights in the Wanda Koop: Dreamline exhibition.

Please check in at the DMA Membership Desk at the start of each tour. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

IMAGE: Wanda Koop, River, 2019, acrylic on canvas, © Wanda Koop, courtesy of the artist

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DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art

Thursday, February 13, 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during Member Preview Days.

Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art surveys representations of women in Mexican modernism. The exhibition is inspired by the loan of the monumental painting Flores Mexicanas by Alfredo Ramos Martínez, which is on view for only the second time in nearly a century.

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DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art

Friday, February 14, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during Member Preview Days.

Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art surveys representations of women in Mexican modernism. The exhibition is inspired by the loan of the monumental painting Flores Mexicanas by Alfredo Ramos Martínez, which is on view for only the second time in nearly a century.

Image: Alfredo Ramos Martínez, Flores Mexicanas, 1914–29, oil on canvas, Missouri Historical Society Collections, © The Alfredo Ramos Martínez Research Project, reproduced by permission

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DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art

Saturday, February 15, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during Member Preview Days.

Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art surveys representations of women in Mexican modernism. The exhibition is inspired by the loan of the monumental painting Flores Mexicanas by Alfredo Ramos Martínez, which is on view for only the second time in nearly a century.

Image: Alfredo Ramos Martínez, Flores Mexicanas, about 1914–29, oil on canvas, Missouri Historical Society Collections, © The Alfredo Ramos Martínez Research Project, reproduced by permission

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DMA Members-Only Tours: Conservation

Thursday, February 20, noon-1:00 p.m.

Join us on selected dates for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours last one hour and will explore one of the most important functions of an art museum. Please note, this tour will not enter the Conservation Studio space.

Please check in at the DMA Guest Services Desk at the start of each tour. Space is very limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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DMA Members-Only Tours: Conservation

Saturday, February 22, noon-1:00 p.m.

Join us on selected dates for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours last one hour and will explore one of the most important functions of an art museum. Please note, this tour will not enter the Conservation Studio space.

Please check in at the DMA Guest Services Desk at the start of each tour. Space is very limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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