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: 6/29/22

Book Talk September 11

Sunday, September 11, 1:00 p.m.

Everyone Knows You Go Home, by Natalia Sylvester

"Everyone Knows You Go Home is prescient, tackling issues of family division, the arduous journey of crossing from one country into the next, and the sacrifices we make in exchange for a better future.” ―Houston Chronicle

Join us for this DMA Members Book Talk, where we will discuss Natalia Sylvester's timely novel Everyone Knows You Go Home.