Become a member of the DIA family

DIA members are our most faithful supporters and regular visitors. Membership dues help to preserve, display and expand one of the world's greatest collections of art, and provide you the gift of pride in supporting one of our community’s most vital resources.

Members receive complimentary exhibition tickets, special member experiences, discounts in the museum shop and at our dining facilities, and much more. At the Affiliate level and above, you can enjoy member benefits at museums throughout North America.

The Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, in print since 1919, is an award-winning journal devoted to new research on the works of art in the museum’s permanent collection. DIA Members at the Patron level and above receive a complimentary subscription and will be sent their issue. Other DIA members may purchase the Bulletin in the DIA Museum Shop, in-store or online, with your member discount. Volume 94 is out now! Get your copy >

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DIA membership supports the unique history and culture that can’t be found on TV, online or in books, and ensures access to one of the world’s greatest collections of art.

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DIA Associates

Associate Membership

Through an extensive schedule of exclusive events, Associate members deepen their own knowledge and love of art and develop meaningful relationships with others who share their interests. This group brings together individuals who recognize the museum's commitment as a world-class art museum and who make an investment in the DIA that allows us to remain a cultural asset in the community.

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Auxiliary Group Membership

The DIA offers a wide range of specialized auxiliary groups for members to join, allowing you to deepen your engagement with specific collections and programs. 

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DIA's Affinity Business program

Affinity Businesses

The Detroit Institute of Arts has partnered with local businesses to extend your membership benefits throughout Detroit and Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. The DIA Affinity Business program extends your DIA Membership by saving you money and more!

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