Membership Benefits

DAM members enjoy a full year of great benefits and art experiences including special events, programs, discounts, and more, all while providing crucial support for the museum's programming and exhibitions. Choose the level and benefits that best suits you and join online now by clicking the Join or Renew links below.

For more information, to join by phone, or to purchase a gift membership, call the membership office at 720-913-0130. The office is open 10 am to 5 pm seven days a week. Gift memberships are not available online.

All memberships include these benefits:

  • Unlimited free general admission for an entire year for one named card-holder
  • Free general admission guest passes (limited by level)
  • Free or significantly discounted admission to ticketed exhibitions—members get the best prices—guaranteed
  • Discounted rates and priority registration for studio classes and kids’ camps and classes
  • 10% discount at the Shop
  • Invitations and admission to members-only events and previews throughout the year
  • Subscription to On & Off the Wall, our bimonthly members’ magazine
  • Exclusive offers and communications via our members-only e-mail
  • Eligibility to join museum support groups and volunteer councils
  • Reduced, members-only rates (PDF) on Architectural Digest, Art in America, and other selected art magazines
  • Tax-deduction—a portion of your dues is tax-deductible

Student/Senior (65+)/Teacher–$45

Unlimited free general admission for one for an entire year. These levels available when you show proof of eligibility at a museum welcome desk, and are not available online or by phone.

Individual–$55

The basic benefits including unlimited free general admission for one for an entire year, plus  two free general admission guest passes.

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Dual–$75

The basic benefits including unlimited free general admission for two for an entire year, plus two free general admission guest passes.

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Family–$85

The basic benefits, including unlimited free general admission for an entire year for two named card-holders and two free general admission guest passes, plus:

  • Free membership cards for all children residing in the same household
  • Free admission for all children residing in the household for all specially ticketed exhibitions
  • Special kid-friendly offers and communications including a special gift on each child’s birthday

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Sustaining–$150 (best value)

The basic benefits, including unlimited free general admission for an entire year for two named card-holders and four guests per visit, up to six total adult tickets per visit, including the cardholder(s) and four general admission guest passes, plus:

Reciprocal admission privileges at more than 70 museums nationwide via the Art Museum Reciprocal Network, the Western Reciprocal Program, and Museum’s West.

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Contributing–$275 (new level!)

The basic benefits, including unlimited free general admission for an entire year for two named card-holders and four guests per visit, up to six total adult tickets per visit, including the cardholder(s) and six free general admission guest passes, plus:

  • Reciprocal admission privileges at more than 70 museums nationwide via the Art Museum Reciprocal Network, the Western Reciprocal Program, and Museum’s West.
  • Two free admissions for every ticketed exhibition
  • One 30% off one item coupon in the Shop

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Supporting–$500

The basic benefits, including unlimited free  general admission for an entire year for four named card-holders, up to eight total tickets per visit, including the cardholder(s) and six free  general admission guest passes, plus:

  • Reciprocal admission privileges at more than 70 museums nationwide via the Art Museum Reciprocal Network, the Western Reciprocal Program, and Museum’s West.
  • Two free admissions for every ticketed exhibition
  • One 40% off one item coupon in the Shop
  • One free exhibition catalog (up to $50)
  • Invitation for two to one VIP event per calendar year
  • Listing in the annual report

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The Museum Associates–Starts at $1,000

Membership in The Museum Associates offers unparalleled access to the Denver Art Museum and its collections. Privileges include unlimited entry for four to the Denver Art Museum plus invitations for two to private exhibition previews and opening receptions, private home collection tours, lectures with artists, and art-related travel opportunities.   Explore our rotating collections from nine distinct departments including Asian art, photography, modern and contemporary, architecture, design and graphics, painting and sculpture, and new world plus blockbuster traveling exhibitions. Meet the curators at the largest museum in the Rocky Mountain region and learn and engage with both cutting edge and traditional art with a vibrant group of art enthusiasts.   Plus, the majority of your gift is tax-deductible.   You are invited to join this dynamic group that supports the Denver Art Museum’s mission to enrich our cultural community through programs and exhibitions, many of national and international import and rarity.

First 100 Museum Associates–$5,000 annually

First 100 Associates membership is the highest level of The Museum Associates.  You’ll enjoy:

  • The privileges of The Museum Associate membership (see list below)
  • The opportunity to designate half of your gift ($2,500) to the general operating fund or any program or department of your choice
  • Additional invitations to selective donor events

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The Museum Associates–$2,500 annually, The Senior Museum Associates–$1,500 annually, The Young Museum Associates–$1,000 annually

At this level, you receive exclusive benefits and unique access at the DAM while supporting your Denver Art Museum:  

  • Invitations for two to exhibition preview parties, private collection tours, lectures with art luminaries, and art-related travel opportunities
  • Two free admissions for every ticketed exhibition
  • Reciprocal membership privileges at select major museums across the country
  • Complimentary museum catalog of your choice at the Shop
  • 10% discount at the Shop
  • Subscription to On & Off the Wall, our bimonthly members magazine
  • Discounted rates and priority registration for adult programs and kids' camps and classes
  • Listing in our annual report

Call 720-913-0035 for more information on The Museum Associates program.

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Join The Senior Museum Associates

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Join The Young Museum Associates

Renew The Young Museum Associates

As a nonprofit organization, the Denver Art Museum is required by the IRS to provide written disclosure of the fair market value (FMV) of benefits received. For tax year 2013, the tax-deductible portion of memberships is as follows: Senior/Student/Teacher $45; Individual $55; Family $65; Dual $75; Sustaining $130; Contributing $231; Supporting $389; The Young Museum Associates $736; The Senior Museum Senior $1,236; The Museum Associates $2,236; First 100 Museum Associates $4,736.

For more information or to join by phone, call the membership office at 720-913-0130. The membership office is open 10 am to 5 pm seven days a week.

Reciprocal Privileges

The DAM offers members at the sustaining level or higher reciprocal privileges through the Art Museum Reciprocal Network, Western Reciprocal Program, and Museums West. Bring your card (with the appropriate sticker attached) on the road and enjoy your DAM membership benefits even when you're not in Denver!

Call the DAM at 720-913-0130 if you don't see the museum you're looking for.

ARIZONA

Phoenix Art Museum

CALIFORNIA

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Autry National Center, Los Angeles

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

San Diego Museum of Art

UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

COLORADO

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

CONNECTICUT

Hill-Stead Museum

Wadsworth Atheneum, Harford

DELAWARE

Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington

National Portrait Gallery, Washington

Phillips Collection, Washington

Smithsonian American Art Museum & Renwick Gallery, Washington

Textile Museum, Washington

FLORIDA

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach

GEORGIA

Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville

ILLINOIS

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

INDIANA

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian & Western Art, Indianapolis

Indianapolis Museum of Art

LOUISIANA

New Orleans Museum of Art

MAINE

Farnsworth Art Museum

Portland Museum of Art

MASSACHUSETTS

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

Smith College Museum of Art

MARYLAND

Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

MICHIGAN

Detroit Institute of Arts

MINNESOTA

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

MISSOURI

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

MONTANA

C. M. Russel Museum, Great Falls

NEBRASKA

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha

NEW JERSEY

Newark Museum

Princeton University Art Museum

NEW MEXICO

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe

NEW YORK

Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian, NYC

Dahesh Museum of Art, NYC

Frick Collection, NYC

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

National Academy Museum, NYC

Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Corning

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Museum of Art

OHIO

Cleveland Museum of Art

Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

Toledo Museum of Art

OKLAHOMA

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City

OREGON

Portland Art Museum

PENNSYLVANIA

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburgh

Philadelphia Museum of Art

RHODE ISLAND

RISD Museum of Art, Providence

TENNESSEE

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

TEXAS

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth

Dallas Museum of Art

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Stark Museum of Art, Orange

VIRGINIA

Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

WASHINGTON

Seattle Art Museum

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee Art Museum

WYOMING

Buffalo Bill Historic Center, Cody

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole

CANADA

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Art Gallery of Ontario