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.

Art Parties
Advocate ($500) level and above

Art Parties provide fun and engaging social gatherings for members that include art-focused hands-on experiences or opportunities to meet VIP guests. Recently, members participated in “Drips and Drinks,” a Jackson Pollock–themed painting party where they enjoyed drinks and light bites while creating their own Pollock-inspired masterpiece.

Behind-the-Scenes Events
Advocate ($500) level and above

Behind-the-scenes events allow members exclusive access to non-public areas, special previews, and insider information. Recently, members had the opportunity to visit the Museum’s art storage areas and hear first-hand about the unique challenges of caring for an encyclopedic collection.

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 teh company of curators, lenders, and sponsors. 

Upcoming Events

Format: 8/30/16

DMA Members-Only Tours

Every fourth Sunday, 1:00 p.m.

DMA Members are invited to join us for an exclusive docent-led tour on the fourth Sunday of every month.