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Museum members receive 12 months of great art, education programs, exclusive in-person and online member events and many valuable discounts. Membership pays for itself in just a few visits! Your membership support is more important than ever as the museum navigates these difficult times.
Participate in Giving Tuesday & Join the DAI Family!
Giving Tuesday, an international day of giving back to nonprofits, takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving weekend. This year, the DAI invites you to become part of the DAI family by supporting our Giving Tuesday campaign to add 100 new members by the end of 2021. Buy a membership, give a gift membership or donate the cost of a membership!
SPECIAL OFFER: Get 15% off the cost of select new and gift memberships*, now through December 31, 2021! To take advantage of this offer, visit the Guest Services Desk at the museum or call 937-223-4278 during regular museum hours, or purchase online using the discount code HOLIDAY2021 at checkout.
If you have questions or need more information, contact the DAI Membership Department, at 937-223-5277, ext. 264, or DAImembership@daytonart.org.
*Excluding Senior Memberships & Jefferson Patterson Society
**Donation to the Annual Fund does not include any membership benefits
All museum members receive free admission to the collection galleries and exhibitions, as well as reciprocal admission to 14 other Ohio museums, plus many other benefits. Memberships at the Reciprocal level and higher receive reciprocal privileges at more than 1,100 museums around the country!
Scroll down or follow these links to compare membership levels and decide which is best for you. From there, follow the Join/Renew links to purchase or renew your membership today!
Classic Memberships (Individual $50, Duo $70 or Family $80)
- Unlimited Visits to the Collection Galleries
- Admission to Special Exhibitions
- Invitations to Members-Only Events
- FREE Admission to the Bob Ross Auto Group Jazz & Beyond Series
- FREE Member Magazine & Exclusive Email Offers
- 10% Discount at the Museum Store
- Discounted Programs (Classes, Workshops, Lectures & Art Camp)
- Discount on Oktoberfest Preview Party Tickets
- Reciprocal Privileges at Participating Ohio Museums
Seniors (age 60+): deduct $10 from Individual and Duo Membership
Students, Military & Educators: deduct $10 from Individual, Duo & Family Memberships
Reciprocal Membership $150
All the Benefits of the Classic Membership
Supporting Membership $300
All the Benefits of the Reciprocal Membership
- Invitation to Director or Curator Hosted Event
- Four Oktoberfest General Entry & Four Museum Guest Passes
Sustaining Membership $500
All the Benefits of the Supporting Membership
- Two additional Oktoberfest General Entry & Museum Guest Passes
Benefactor Membership $750
All the Benefits of the Sustaining Membership
- Invitation to Artist & Guest Curator Private Events
Jefferson Patterson Society $1,500 – $10,000
All the Benefits of the Benefactor Membership
- 20% Discount at the Museum Store
- Invitations to Exclusive JPS Events
- Two Free Oktoberfest Preview Party Passes and Four Additional Museum Guest Passes
- 20% Discount on Facility Rental
The Jefferson Patterson Society supports the museum and its programs through the financial commitment and personal involvement of Society members. Members make an annual gift of $1,500 to $10,000 while receiving a variety of benefits and exclusive privileges.