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. Recently, members had the opportunity to visit the Museum’s art storage areas and hear first-hand about the unique challenges of caring for an encyclopedic collection. Members were also receently invited to participate in “Drips and Drinks,” a Jackson Pollock–themed painting party where they enjoyed drinks and light bites while creating their own Pollock-inspired masterpiece.

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 teh company of curators, lenders, and sponsors. 

Upcoming Events

Format: 2/22/19

DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Jonas Wood

Friday, March 22, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during DMA Members-Only Preview Days.

The Dallas Museum of Art will present the first major solo museum exhibition of work by American painter Jonas Wood, one of the most influential and exciting artists of our time. Bringing together approximately 35 works across 13 years of Wood’s career, the exhibition Jonas Wood traces the artist’s fascination with psychology, memory, and the self to shed light on a practice that is both deeply personal and universal. It will be on view exclusively at the DMA from March 24 through July 14.

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DMA Members-Only Tours: Women Artists in Europe from the Monarchy to Modernism

Saturday, February 23, noon

Join us on selected Thursdays and Saturdays this winter and spring for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours will last one hour and will focus on new rotations of our permanent collection and on special exhibitions currently on view.

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

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Member Exhibition Talk: Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist

Thursday, February 28, 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Nicole Myers, The Lillian and James H. Clark Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, will give an exclusive members-only talk on this remarkable exhibition.

Image: Berthe Morisot, Woman in Grey Reclining, 1879, oil on canvas, private collection, Photo: Studio Thierry Jacob

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DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Jonas Wood

Saturday, March 23, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during DMA Members-Only Preview Days.

The Dallas Museum of Art will present the first major solo museum exhibition of work by American painter Jonas Wood, one of the most influential and exciting artists of our time. Bringing together approximately 35 works across 13 years of Wood’s career, the exhibition Jonas Wood traces the artist’s fascination with psychology, memory, and the self to shed light on a practice that is both deeply personal and universal. It will be on view exclusively at the DMA from March 24 through July 14.

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DMA Members-Only Tours: Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist

Thursday, March 28, noon

Join us on selected Thursdays and Saturdays this winter and spring for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours will last one hour and will focus on new rotations of our permanent collection and on special exhibitions currently on view.

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

Image: Berthe Morisot, Winter, 1880, oil on canvas, Dallas Museum of Art, Gift of the Meadows Foundation, Incorporated, 1981.129

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DMA Members-Only Tours: Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist

Saturday, March 30, 1:00 p.m.

Join us on selected Thursdays and Saturdays this winter and spring for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours will last one hour and will focus on new rotations of our permanent collection and on special exhibitions currently on view.

Please note, this members-only tour begins at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 30. This tour follows the Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist Symposium.

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