Your connection to valuable learning resources for your students and you

As a leader in education, the Detroit Institute of Arts provides free and discounted resources for schools and educators across the region. 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 any level DIA membership* (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 Educator Pass membership at checkout.