Events for DMA Members

DMA Members are invited to enjoy a host of exclusive programs, including 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 ($275) 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 ($275) 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: 9/27/22

DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Matthew Wong

Thursday, October 13, noon–5:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during Member Preview Days.

The Dallas Museum of Art, the only museum that collected Wong's work during his lifetime, presents the first museum retrospective and U.S. museum exhibition devoted to the self-taught artist. Featuring approximately 50 paintings, the exhibition offers the first formal account of how Wong adeptly synthesized many inspirations—from the Fauvists to 17th-century Qing period ink painters, and contemporaries he admired—to create a visual language uniquely his own.

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DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Matthew Wong

Friday, October 14, 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during Member Preview Days.

The Dallas Museum of Art, the only museum that collected Wong's work during his lifetime, presents the first museum retrospective and U.S. museum exhibition devoted to the self-taught artist. Featuring approximately 50 paintings, the exhibition offers the first formal account of how Wong adeptly synthesized many inspirations—from the Fauvists to 17th-century Qing period ink painters, and contemporaries he admired—to create a visual language uniquely his own.

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DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Matthew Wong

Saturday, October 15, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during Member Preview Days.

The Dallas Museum of Art, the only museum that collected Wong's work during his lifetime, presents the first museum retrospective and U.S. museum exhibition devoted to the self-taught artist. Featuring approximately 50 paintings, the exhibition offers the first formal account of how Wong adeptly synthesized many inspirations—from the Fauvists to 17th-century Qing period ink painters, and contemporaries he admired—to create a visual language uniquely his own.

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Book Talk October 30

Sunday, October 30, 1:00 p.m.

Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, by Sandra Cisneros

"The author seduces with precise, spare prose and creates unforgettable characters we want to lift off the page and hang out with." ―The New York Times

Join us for this DMA Members Book Talk, where we will discuss Sandra Cisneros's vibrant and varied Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories.

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