Levels and Benefits

All DMA Partners receive the following for a full year:

  • Free parking in the Museum’s underground garage (during Museum hours, based on availability)
  • Free admission for four per day to ticketed special exhibitions
  • Reciprocal admission to hundreds of art and history museums across North America
  • Admission for two to opening receptions and special events
  • Discounts in the Museum Store and DMA Cafe, and on Arts & Letters Live programming
  • Admission to exhibition preview days, quiet viewing hours and special family hours
  • Additional custom benefits chosen by you!

Additional Benefits by Level

Supporter $100 ($80 tax deductible)


  • Available to seniors (65+) at a subsidized rate of $65 (not available online)
  • One custom option

Sponsor $250 ($210 tax deductible)


  • Two custom options
  • Additional reciprocal privileges, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago and more

Advocate $500 ($400 tax deductible)


Contributor $1,000 ($860 tax deductible)


  • Three custom options
  • Two invitations per year to Premier Partner events and exhibition receptions

Associate $2,500 ($2,340 tax deductible)


  • Four custom options
  • Two additional invitations per year to Premier Partner events and exhibition receptions

Collector $5,000 ($4,660 tax deductible)


  • Six custom options
  • One gift partnership at the Advocate or Junior Associate level

Fellow $10,000 ($9,640 tax deductible)


  • Eight custom options
  • Personalized Museum experiences such as Director’s Dinner, special access tours and more

Leader $15,000 ($14,620 tax deductible)


Benefactor $25,000 ($24,100 tax deductible)


  • Ten custom options
  • One gift partnership at the Contributor or Forum level
  • The opportunity for exhibition-related recognition

Junior Associates and Forum

Junior Associate and Forum level Partners are invited to exclusive educational and social programs with other young professionals in the community who share a love of the arts and culture.

Single Junior Associate $250 ($141 tax deductible)


  • One custom option
  • Invitation for one to all Junior events

Couple Junior Associate $500 ($282 tax deductible)


Forum $1,000 ($709 tax deductible)


  • Three custom options
  • Invitation for two to all Forum events
  • Two invitations per year to Premier Partner events and exhibition receptions

*Admission is defined as a person under 12; DMA Partner must be present

Please note that partnership dues are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. The tax-deductible amount is shown in parentheses. Partnerships are nontransferable. No refunds or exchanges. Partnership materials are printed for one household.

Questions? We're here to help!

Contact us at 214-922-1247 or partners@DMA.org for more information.