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: 6/13/21

DMA Member Appreciation Weekend May 2021

Friday, May 21

Enjoy a special weekend-long celebration in appreciation of your membership and support of the DMA. Member Appreciation Weekend includes members-only perks throughout the Museum, including:

  • Low-/no-contact activities, including a scavenger hunt and a chance to win prizes!
  • Double DMA Member discounts* in the DMA Store
  • Exclusive access to a members-only lounge on Saturday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • And more!

Please note, a reserved general admission timed ticket is required to enter the DMA. Reserve your ticket(s) below.

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Member Virtual Event: Concentrations 63: Julian Charrière Artist Talk

Friday, May 21, noon

DMA Members are invited to join us for a special virtual conversation with artist Julian Charrière and Dr. Anna Katherine Brodbeck, Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, to learn more about the exhibition.

Please contact the Membership team at members@DMA.org to access the virtual talk.

Image: Julian Charrière,And Beneath It All Flows Liquid Fire (video still), 2019, UHD video, color, sound. Copyright the artist; VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany

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DMA Member Appreciation Weekend May 2021

Saturday, May 22

Enjoy a special weekend-long celebration in appreciation of your membership and support of the DMA. Member Appreciation Weekend includes members-only perks throughout the Museum, including:

  • Low-/no-contact activities, including a scavenger hunt and a chance to win prizes!
  • Double DMA Member discounts* in the DMA Store
  • Exclusive access to a members-only lounge on Saturday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • And more!

Please note, a reserved general admission timed ticket is required to enter the DMA. Reserve your ticket(s) below.

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DMA Member Appreciation Weekend May 2021

Sunday, May 23

Enjoy a special weekend-long celebration in appreciation of your membership and support of the DMA. Member Appreciation Weekend includes members-only perks throughout the Museum, including:

  • Low-/no-contact activities, including a scavenger hunt and a chance to win prizes!
  • Double DMA Member discounts* in the DMA Store
  • Exclusive access to a members-only lounge on Saturday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • And more!

Please note, a reserved general admission timed ticket is required to enter the DMA. Reserve your ticket(s) below.

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Book Talk June 27

Sunday, June 27, 1:00 p.m.

Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over, by Nell Painter

"A smart, funny and compelling case for going after your heart's desire, no matter your age." 

Join us for this DMA Members Digital Book Talk, where we will discuss this recommended read.

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Book Talk November 7

Sunday, November 7, 1:00 p.m.

Vincent, by Barbara Stok

"Stok does a brilliant, sympathetic job of picturing the artist, whether jagged with madness or sitting amid the wheat fields and sunflowers of Arles." 

Join us for this DMA Members Digital Book Talk, where we will discuss something a little out of the ordinary, Barbara Stok's emotional graphic novel Vincent.

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