Free Educator Pass

As a leader in education, the Detroit Institute of Arts provides free and discounted resources for schools and educators across the region.

Two visitors stare at the large El Anatsui installation in the Great Hall of the DIA

Amemo, (Mask of Humankind) - El Anatsui, on view in the DIA's Great Hall

Your access to special educator benefits begins with your free DIA Educator Pass.

Pass holders receive:

  • Our monthly EDUNews email that ensures you’re the first to know about new field trip options and learning resources for your students, as well as upcoming professional development events for you, including free SCHECH credits
  • Free general museum admission
  • 10% off ALL purchases at the DIA Shop (in-store and online)
  • 20% off Family Plus or Affiliate memberships by calling 313-833-7900 (DIA members receive free special exhibition tickets)

Educator Passes are available exclusively for verified educators. To qualify for your FREE Educator Pass, please email Once verified, you will receive a coupon code to apply to your cart at checkout.


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