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The Wedding Dance Pieter Bruegel the Elder
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The Wedding Dance (30.374) — Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Membership Benefits

When you become a DIA member, you will be helping to support one of the world's most outstanding art museums; the DIA ranks sixth in the nation and its fine arts collections are among the most comprehensive in the country. Individual contributions form a large portion of the museum's annual budget and are critical to the DIA's ongoing excellence.

Member's dues are used to support educational programs, special exhibitions, art publications which capture worldwide attention, conservation of valuable collections, crucial building improvements and many of the daily expenses involved with operating the museum. Many employers match employee's contributions. Call today for more information!

Auxiliary groups are special-interest groups for DIA members which offer behind-the-scenes experiences, private viewings of galleries and special exhibitions and extraordinary trips. Learn about the various groups, their activities and events and how to join.

As a member, you'll enjoy:

·Free Admission to the Museum
·Previews of special exhibitions prior to public openings
·Monthly e-newsletter (e-mail address required)
·Ticket convenience fee waived for members
·10% discount at CaféDIA, Kresge Court, and Museum Shop
·20% discount on DIA gift memberships
·Free audio tour
·Member priority reservations
·New member tour and reception
·Discount on Detroit Film Theatre tickets
·Special member discounts for lectures and studio classes
·Discount on the Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts
·Opportunity to join special interest auxiliaries
·Membership card

Reciprocal Museums

Just announced – expanded reciprocal museums! The DIA has joined the North American Reciprocal Museum program and now DIA Affiliate level members and above will receive free general admission at over 800 museums across North America. A full list of participating NARM museums may be found here.

Affiliate and above level DIA members receive free general admission and discount shopping privileges at thirty-four North American museums.

Art Center of Battle Creek

Cranbrook Art Museum

The Cincinnati Art Museum

The Carnegie Museum of Art

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

The Cleveland Museum of Art

Dallas Museum of Art

Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City

Denver Museum of Art

Flint Institute of Arts

Grand Rapids Art Museum

High Museum of Art, Atlanta

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Muskegon Museum of Art

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Saginaw Art Museum

The Saint Louis Art Museum

The Seattle Art Museum

The Toledo Museum of Art

U of M Museum of Art, Ann Arbor

Vancouver Art Gallery

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Be a Volunteer

You can support our staff and help provide our visitors with a memorable experience. See available volunteer opportunities

Monique Robert

Monique Robert

Volunteer of the Year

Detroit Film Theatre Ushers - 2015-16

Past Winners

Beverly Avadenka

Beverly Avadenka

Volunteer to Volunteer

October 2011

Past Winners

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