DMA Junior Associates

Be a part of the art crowd!

The dynamic Junior Associates program gathers young DMA Members ages 21 to 40 for unique educational, social, and networking events. Joining the DMA Junior Associates is a great way to get involved with Dallas's best art crowd and experience an insider track to our city's vibrant art scene.

DMA Junior Associates must be at least 21 years of age.

Individual Junior Associate | $250 ($149 tax deductible)
Membership benefits for one person

Dual Junior Associate | $500 ($296 tax deductible)  
Membership benefits for two people living at the same address (or one person and a guest) 



Example of a DMA Junior Associates General Calendar of Events

JA member events are not published to the public, but below please find the calendar of events from 2021–2022.

Van Gogh and the Olive Groves Walk and Brunch 

Saturday, October 30, 2021 

Join fellow Junior Associates for a group walk-through of Van Gogh and the Olive Groves followed by a no-host cocktail hour with brunch bites 

Dallas Art Fair Tour 

Saturday, November 13, 2021 

Enjoy a private champagne reception and tour of the Dallas Art Fair with our friends, the Dallas Contemporaries. 

Paolo Pjota at the Power Station 

Thursday, November 18, 2021 

Bring a friend who you think should join the DMA Junior Associates and get a private tour of Palo Pjota's latest exhibition at the Power Station, a not-for-profit initiative dedicated to providing a platform for contemporary art projects in Dallas, Texas. 

DMA Junior Associates Annual Holiday Party 

Saturday, December 11, 2021 

Celebrate the holidays in style with a festive evening under the twinkle-lights at Sweet Pass Sculpture Park, Dallas’s premier not-for-profit outdoor space dedicated to experimentation, community engagement, and creating systems that exist in gaps between ideas of gardens, green spaces, and public spaces while supporting contemporary art. Vibes by DJ A Natural High, and food catered by Ways Tacos. 

Private Tour of Green Family Art Foundation 

Thursday, January 13, 2022 

Join fellow Junior Associates for an exclusive reception and tour of the Green Family Art Foundation’s current exhibition, Black Bodies, White Spaces guest curated by the talented Aindrea Emelife. 

Artist Talk at Samuel Lynn Gallkeries

Thursday, February 17, 2022 

Enjoy a private wine reception and artist talk with Lea Fisher and JD Miller at Samuel Lynn gallery.   

The Art of Collecting:  A Panel Discussion 

Friday, March 4, 2022 

Enjoy a drink and hear from local industry leaders, Daisha Board and Erin Cluley on the art of collecting in the Museum’s exclusive Founder’s Room. Following the discussion, led by Dr. Anna Katherine Brodbeck, the Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, members are invited to enjoy the Museum, which is open until 9pm.  

Joint Reception and Tour of the Dallas Art Fair

Wednesday, April 23, 2022 

Join our friends the Dallas Contemporaries for a champagne reception and guided tour of the 2022 Dallas Art Fair.

Private Tour of The Warehouse 

Wednesday, May 4, 2022  

Junior Associates are invited for a wine reception and private tour led by Thomas Feulmer, Curator of the current exhibition, Sound as Sculpture at The Warehouse. 

Summer Soiree with Artist Kyle Steed

Friday, June 14, 2022 

Join fellow Junior Associates and friends for the season’s last event at local artist Kyle Steed’s Studio in Oak Cliff. Enjoy the sounds of Kirk Thurmond, DJ Endolena, and craft cocktails surrounded by Steed’s latest works of art. 

Details about events will be announced throughout the season. Join today to gain full access to all the Junior Associates has to offer!

Members of the DMA Junior Associates receive invitations with event details via email; please add to your contacts so you never miss a communication!


All DMA Junior Associates receive the following membership benefits:

  • Free parking in the Museum’s underground garage (during Museum hours, based on availability)
  • Two tickets per day to special exhibitions (cardholder must be present)
  • Admission to Exhibition Preview Days
  • Discounts in the DMA Store and Cafe, and on select programs
  • Digital version of Artifacts, the DMA Member magazine
  • Free admission for two to every Late Night and Second Thursday


Got FOMO? Don’t forget to check your email inbox and the DMA Calendar for the latest details on upcoming events and opportunities with the DMA Junior Associates and the Museum.

Questions? We're here to help! Call Caroline Irvin at 214-922-1247 or email us