Decorative Arts and Design Initiative (DADI)

Decorative Arts and Design Initiative (DADI) members are passionate about decorative art and design. They understand the importance of bringing world-class decorative arts and design programming to the DMA and to our beloved North Texas community.


Decorative Arts and Design Initiative
$2,500 ($2,373 tax deductible)

DMA DADI membership provides the following benefits for one household.

Exclusive DADI benefits:

  • Invitations to four events and opportunities designed by the DMA’s decorative arts and design curatorial department
  • Specialized communication from the DMA’s decorative arts and design curatorial department
  • Invitations to decorative arts and design exhibition openings

Select DMA Circle benefits to look forward to:

  • Four tickets per day to special exhibitions and to all Late Nights at the DMA and DMA Second Thursday programs (cardholder must be present)
  • Free parking in the DMA’s underground garage during Museum hours (based on availability)
  • Discounts in the DMA Store and Cafe, and on select programs
  • Reciprocal admission to hundreds of art and history museums across North America
  • Invitations to DMA Circle preview hours

Recognition of Members

The Decorative Arts and Design Initiative is recognized as a group for its ongoing support of the decorative arts and design program, including exhibitions of decorative art and design generated by the DMA. Individual donors to DADI are recognized by name in alphabetical order according to their level of contribution in the DMA’s annual report and in stewardship materials prepared for the program.

Click here for a list of Founding Members.

For more information on the Decorative Arts and Design Initiative, contact Caroline Irvin at 214-922-1272 or