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: 3/7/21

Members-Only Preview: Devoted

Saturday, March 6, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during Member Preview Days.

Devoted: Art and Spirituality in Mexico and New Mexico features devotional works drawn from the DMA's Latin American collection, exploring the interrelated artistic traditions in the two regions. The exhibition spotlights the complexity and artistic qualities of these objects, which embody the active spiritual relationship between their creators, patrons, and communities.

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Members-Only Saturday Viewing Hours March 2021

Saturday, March 6, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

DMA Members are invited to members-only viewing hours every first Saturday of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Members can experience the galleries with limited public capacity.

IMAGES: Frederic Edwin Church, The Icebergs, 1861, oil on canvas, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Norma and Lamar Hunt, 1979.28

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Circle-Only Preview: Juan Gris

Tuesday, March 16, noon–3:00 p.m.

DMA Circle members enjoy priority access during this exclusive Preview Day.

Experience exquisite compositions exploring the boundary between abstraction and representation, tension and stasis, color and form. As a thorough examination of Gris’s still lifes, Cubism in Color provides an opportunity to reconsider the legacy of this important yet underappreciated modernist master.

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Members-Only Preview: Juan Gris

Wednesday, March 17, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during Member Preview Days.

Experience exquisite compositions exploring the boundary between abstraction and representation, tension and stasis, color and form. As a thorough examination of Gris’s still lifes, Cubism in Color provides an opportunity to reconsider the legacy of this important yet underappreciated modernist master.

Image: Juan Gris,Still Life before an Open Window, Place Ravignan, 1915, oil on canvas, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, 1950

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Members-Only Saturday Viewing Hours April 2021

Saturday, April 3, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

DMA Members are invited to members-only viewing hours every first Saturday of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Members can experience the galleries with limited public capacity.

IMAGES: Frederic Edwin Church, The Icebergs, 1861, oil on canvas, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Norma and Lamar Hunt, 1979.28

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Circle-Only Viewing: Juan Gris

Saturday, April 10, 9:30–11:00 a.m.

DMA Circle members enjoy priority exclusive access during Circle-only viewing hours.

Experience exquisite compositions exploring the boundary between abstraction and representation, tension and stasis, color and form. As a thorough examination of Gris’s still lifes, Cubism in Color provides an opportunity to reconsider the legacy of this important yet underappreciated modernist master.

Image: Juan Gris, Still Life before an Open Window, Place Ravignan, 1915, oil on canvas, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, 1950

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