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Membership

Become a member today and learn just how much the Denver Art Museum has to offer.

Members support the museum's mission while also enjoying many benefits such as free admission, discounts on ticketed exhibitions, guest passes to share with family and friends, and so much more!

Enrich your life through transformative experiences with art, and while supporting arts and culture in your community. Become a member today and know that your support helps your Denver Art Museum preserve and share our collection for present and future generations to enjoy.

It’s easy to join or renew your membership. Visit, call, or click!

Visit: Purchase or renew your membership at the ticket window.

Call: 720-913-0130 from 10 am-5 pm

Click: Select a level below to join, renew, or give a gift membership.

Every Membership Includes:

  • Free general admission for an entire year
  • Best price for upcoming ticketed exhibitions
  • Guest passes (varies per level)
  • 10% discount in the Shop and greater savings during special sales
  • Invitations to Member Preview events and member only hours
  • Discounts and priority registration for programs, lectures, and classes
  • A subscription to On & Off the Wall member magazine and member e-newsletter
  • Tax deduction—a portion of your dues is tax-deductible
  • NEW! Digital membership cards. Learn more.

Membership Levels

Individual Membership, $65

  • Free general admission for one named cardholder for an entire year
  • Two single-use guest passes
  • Plus, other named benefits listed above

Please note: Individual memberships are available for seniors (65+), students, teachers, and military at a discounted rate of $55 when you show proof of eligibility onsite at the museum.

Join as an Individual Member

Dual Membership, $85

  • Free general admission for two named cardholders for an entire year
  • Two single-use guest passes
  • Plus, other named benefits listed above

Please note: Dual level memberships are available for seniors (65+), students, teachers, and military at a discounted rate of $75 when you show proof of eligibility onsite at the museum.

Join as a Dual Member

Family Membership, $105

  • Free general admission for an entire year for two named cardholders
    • Option to purchase a caregiver card for $25
  • Two single-use guest passes
  • Free membership cards for all children residing in the same household (age 18 and under)
  • Free admission for all children residing in the household for all upcoming ticketed exhibitions
  • Special kid-friendly offers and communications including a special gift on each child’s birthday
  • Plus, other named benefits listed above
Join as a Family Member

NEW! Family Plus Membership, $175

  • Free general admission for an entire year for two named cardholders + four additional guests
  • Ten single-use guest passes
  • Reciprocal benefits at approximately 30 museums nationwide
  • Free caregiver card ($25 value)
  • Plus, other named benefits listed above
Join as a Family Plus Member

Contributing Membership, $295

  • Free general admission for an entire year for two named cardholders + four additional guests
  • Six single-use guest passes
  • Reciprocal benefits at more than 500 museums nationwide
  • Two free admissions for upcoming ticketed exhibitions
  • One 30% off one item coupon in the Shop
  • Option to purchase a caregiver card for $25
  • Plus, other named benefits listed above
Join as a Contributing Member

Supporting Membership, $525

  • Free general admission for an entire year for two named cardholders + six guests
  • Six single-use guest passes
  • Reciprocal benefits at more than 500 museums nationwide
  • Four free admissions for every upcoming ticketed exhibition
  • One 40% off one item coupon in the Shop
  • One free exhibition catalog (up to $50)
  • Listing in the annual report
  • Option to purchase a caregiver card for $25
  • Plus, other named benefits listed above
Join as a Supporting Member

The Museum Associates $1,000+

Membership in the Museum Associates offers unparalleled access to the Denver Art Museum and its collections. Privileges include unlimited entry plus invitations for two to private exhibition previews and opening receptions, private home collection tours, lectures with artists, curators, and art luminaries, and art-related travel opportunities.

The levels of the Museum Associates are as follows:

  • $5,000: The First 100 Museum Associates
  • $2,500: The Museum Associates
  • $1,500: Senior Museum Associates (65 and over)
  • $1,000: Young Museum Associates (45 and under)

Learn More

Reciprocal Benefits

Enjoy benefits at museums across the country! Denver Art Museum members at the Family Plus level and above enjoy either basic or expanded reciprocal privileges through four different reciprocal networks (see below).

Bring your card (with the appropriate networks indicated) on the road and enjoy your DAM membership benefits while traveling.

Reciprocal Benefits

Basic Reciprocal Benefits

Members at the Family Plus level ($175) enjoy basic reciprocal benefits to museums in the following networks:

Expanded Reciprocal Benefits

Members at the Contributing level ($295) and above enjoy expanded reciprocal benefits to over 500 museums in the following networks:

For more information, to become a member, or to upgrade your current membership level, please call us at 720-913-0130.

Please note: This list is subject to change. We encourage you to contact the museum in advance of visiting to ensure participation. Additionally, if you are visiting the Denver Art Museum using your reciprocal privileges, please note our reciprocal agreements do not include free or discounted admission to ticketed exhibitions or admission to member preview events or member-only hours.

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Museum Friends

Museum Friends is an add-on membership that allows DAM members the opportunity to deepen their museum involvement and broaden their horizons with a community of like-minded art enthusiasts. Denver Art Museum Friends take part in educational activities, lectures, exclusive tours, and more. Choose a department of Interest for unique invitations to social gatherings, but enjoy the ability to connect with all departments across the museum.

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CultureHaus: Young Museum Friends

CultureHaus can be added to your membership through the Museum Friends program. This benefit is a gateway for those 45 and under to explore the museum to find a deeper connection—not only to the collections—but to other like-minded young philanthropists.

Enjoy the same great benefits as Museum Friends such as:

  • free admission to talks by visiting scholars and curators.
  • tickets to contemporary artist lecture series (like the signature Anderman Photography Lecture Series and Logan Lecture Series).
  • discounted rates and priority registration for exhibition courses and curatorial symposia.

Additionally, attend select social and enrichment events across different departments of interest plus invitations to unique CultureHaus events throughout the year.

Please note: You must be a member of the DAM to join Museum Friends and CultureHaus.

Tax Deduction

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. As of September 2021, the tax-deductible portion of memberships is as follows:

Senior/Student/Teacher $55; Individual $65; Dual $85; Family $103; Family Plus $148; Contributing $265; and Supporting $417.

The Museum Associates membership levels: The Young Museum Associates $719; The Senior Museum Associates $1,219; The Museum Associates $2,219; First 100 Museum Associates $4,719

For more information, call the membership office at 720-913-0130 (10 am to 5 pm)

Digital Membership Cards

Enjoy a NEW way to access your Denver Art Museum membership! Members now have the option to download a digital membership card to their smartphone, which offers a convenient, more eco-friendly alternative to traditional plastic cards.

Membership FAQ

How do I create a member account?

Follow these step-by-step instructions to set up your account. If you need help, please contact a museum associate at 720-913-0130.

How do I renew my membership?

There are several ways you can renew your membership:

  1. By phone: Call 720-913-0130 (10 am–5 pm)
  2. Online
  3. In person: Visit the visitor service desk
  4. Mail: Watch for your renewal letter in the mail (approx. 1-2 months in advance of your expiration date) and mail in the attached form

If you are currently a member at the student or teacher level, or if you have received a military discount on your membership, please visit us at the museum to renew your membership at the discounted rate. If you are currently a member at the senior level, please visit the museum or call us at 720-913-0130 to renew your membership at the discounted rate.

How do I purchase a membership as a gift?

You may purchase a gift membership over the phone (720-913-0130), online, or in person at the visitor services desk.

How many guests can I bring into the museum?

The number of guests you can bring in for general admission depends on your membership level:

  • Individual = 2 single-use guest passes
  • Dual = 2 single-use guest passes
  • Family = 2 single-use guest passes
  • Family Plus = 10 single-use guest passes
  • Contributing = 4 additional guests* + 6 single-use guest passes
  • Supporting = 6 additional guests* + 6 single-use guest passes

*Applies to general admission only, excludes member-only events which are only available to named-cardholders.

How many tickets to Member Preview events can I purchase?

All membership events may only be attended by named cardholders on the membership account:

  • Individual = 1
  • Dual = 2
  • Family = 6 (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Family Plus = 6
  • Contributing = 2
  • Supporting = 4

How do I qualify for a Senior, Student, Teacher, or Military membership?

Senior (age 65+), Student, Teacher, and Military individual memberships are available at a discounted rate when you show proof of eligibility at the visitor service desk. We apologize for the inconvenience; however, these discounted memberships cannot be purchased or renewed online at this time.

Can I get in for free at other museums?

Reciprocal benefits start at the Family Plus level and above. We have two levels of reciprocal benefits: basic and expanded. Basic reciprocal benefits are included within the Family Plus level and offer free general admission to approximately 30 museums.

Expanded reciprocal benefits are included with the Contributing and higher levels and offer free general admission to more than 500 museums nationwide.

How many membership cards do I get?

When you receive your membership card packet by mail, you will find one, two or four cards, depending on your membership level. Student, Senior, Teacher and Individual members receive one card. Dual, Sustaining, and Contributing members receive two cards, while Supporting members receive 4 cards.

Family memberships receive cards for two adults all named children who live in the same household, ages 18 and under (up to six family member’s total).

When will I receive my membership cards?

By default, all new members will automatically receive a digital membership card (unless you have selected otherwise). Digital cards typically arrive within a few days, but no more than one week. You will receive an email (to the primary cardholder's email address) with an invitation to download your membership card.

Printed cards typically arrive two weeks after your purchase. If you have not received your cards after this time, please call the membership office at 720-913-0130 or visit the visitor service desk at the museum. You can still visit the museum without your membership card by showing a photo ID at the visitor service desk to verify your membership.

I think I have lost my membership cards or never received them. What should I do?

Call the membership office at 720-913-0130 or notify one of our staff at one of the visitor service desk. A replacement card will be sent.

Can I have my membership automatically renew every year?

At this time, we do not offer automatic renewal. We strive to make the renewal process as easy as possible for our members; as we have four easy ways to renew:

  1. By phone: Call 720-913-0130 (10 am–5 pm)
  2. Online
  3. In person: Visit the visitor service desk
  4. Mail: Watch for your renewal letter in the mail (approx. 1-2 months in advance of your expiration date) and mail in the attached form

I renewed my membership; why am I still receiving notices?

Thank you for your renewal!

Due to processing time, some materials may cross paths in the mail. This should subside within 1 month. If it does not, please call the membership department at 720-913-0130.

Do Member Preview events ever sell out?

Yes, Member Previews do sell out at times. The Denver Art Museum takes timed-entry reservations for all of our Member Preview events. Advanced reservations are highly recommended to ensure your preferred entry time.

Please note: Member Preview events for ticketed special exhibitions require both advance reservation and purchase.

Why do members have to pay for ticketed exhibitions?

Although ticketed exhibitions have a surcharge, members always receive the best prices, guaranteed. Contributing level memberships receive two free admissions for every ticketed special exhibition. Supporting level memberships receive four free admissions for each ticketed exhibition.

General museum admission remains free for members every day.

Why is there timed ticketing for special exhibitions?

Timed entry helps with overcrowding to ensure all members and guests enjoy their experience.

How can I stay informed about exhibitions, programming, and events?

A member-only email is sent to all members at least once a month. Content includes information about upcoming events, press announcements, and exhibition openings. It is the best way to remain up to date on timely Museum news. We do not share e-mail addresses and you may opt out of this service at any time.

Additionally, every membership includes a subscription to the DAM's magazine, On & Off the Wall, which is sent out every other month.

If you are not receiving member emails or magazines, please call us at 720-913-0130 to ensure we have the correct email and address.

How do I unsubscribe from e-communications?

We’re sorry to see you go, but if you no longer wish to receive e-communications, you may unsubscribe by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our emails.

Are there any special organizations for young professionals at the Denver Art Museum?

Yes! CultureHaus is a social and educational gateway to the Denver Art Museum that connects the “young at heart” with art. CultureHaus celebrates the Denver Art Museum’s collections and programs by making them accessible to new art fans and longtime art lovers.

Please note: A membership to the Denver Art Museum is required to join CultureHaus or Museum Friends, which have separate membership dues.

Additionally, the Young Museum Associates is a membership level within The Museum Associates for members up to 45 years of age. This dynamic group supports the Denver Art Museum’s mission to enrich our cultural community through programs and exhibitions. With a Young Museum Associates membership, you will receive invitations to exclusive events including exhibition openings, the museum’s annual gala, and visits to private collections. Members at this level receive unlimited free general admission for eight, reciprocal privileges to national museums, and travel opportunities. To learn more, please call 720-913-0037.

How can I get more involved with the Denver Art Museum?

There are many ways to be involved with the Museum! You may volunteer, become a docent, join Museum Friends, or provide a donation to our annual fund.

For more information, call the membership department at 720-913-0130 and share your interests. We would be happy to recommend an area in line with your preferences.

COVID-19 FAQ for Members

What is the museum doing to ensure the safety of its members?

The safety and health of our members is a top priority, so we are working with state and regional health officials to comply with all guidelines related to COVID-19. This includes:

  • Reduced capacity and timed-reservations
  • Encouraging all visitors to wear masks covering the nose and mouth
  • Encouraging physical distancing
  • Having the highest quality air filtration system
  • Adding "no touch" faucets
  • Increasing daily cleaning and sanitization schedules

Please visit our Plan Your Visit page for the most up-to-date on our health and safety protocols.

What will the entry/check-in experience look like for members?

Members will be required to make an advance reservation for a timed entry ticket reservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, you will check in at the visitor service desk and then can proceed going upstairs. Digital membership cards are now available for contactless check-in.

For help logging into your online account to make a reservation, call 720-913-0130.

If I have reserved a ticket and find that I'm unable to use it, what should I do?

Due to reduced ticket availability, if you are unable to use a ticket you have reserved please let us know by calling 720-913-0130 so that others may be able to enjoy the museum.

Did members receive a credit for their membership during the closure?

All members (as of June 18, 2020) received an additional two months (14 months for the price of 12) when they renewed their membership.

Please note: Museum Friends membership expiration is tied to membership expiration, so this extensions was applied to Museum Friends as well.

Am I still able to use my guest passes while the museum is open at limited capacity?

Yes. Please contact an associate at 720-913-0130 for assistance.

Can I still renew my membership during my next visit?

Yes, however we encourage you to renew your membership online as to minimize person to person contact.

If I'm still not ready to visit the museum in person, what other ways can I take advantage of my membership?

The museum’s expanded digital programming and offerings can be found on the Museum From Home section on our website. New hands−on projects, virtual tours, and collection moments in a digital format to enjoy from home will continue even after we open our doors. Plus, many of your favorite programs have been moved online including Mindful Looking, Drop-In Drawing, and Drop-In Writing.

Are there other ways in which I can help the Denver Art Museum?

Yes, please consider renewing or upgrading your membership, adding Museum Friends to your membership, or donating to our Annual Fund.