The Duluth Art Institute enriches daily life with dynamic, innovative visual arts programming that upholds excellence and promotes inclusive community participation.

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"Support Us" banner. Image: Aaron Kloss, "I remember the day Autumn arrived"

Image credit: Aaron Kloss, "I remember the day Autumn arrived," acrylic on canvas, 2022, 40"x30"


Help us meet our fundraising goal!

With your help, the DAI makes art accessible through education, events, exhibitions, and resources for artists. Your support makes art happen. Please consider a gift to the Duluth Art Institute.

How can you support the DAI?


Your gift is deductible on your itemized income tax return.
Gifts of $10,000 or more may be designated to be placed in the Duluth Art Institute Julia Marshall Endowment Fund.

  • Online: fill out the convenient form to the right.
  • In person or mail: The Duluth Art Institute, 506 W Michigan Street, Duluth, MN 55802.
  • Employer Matching Fund: Your employer may have a match program for your cash donations to a nonprofit. Choose the DAI for your match.
  • Publicly-Traded Stocks: Make a gift of publicly-traded stocks to the DAI.
  • PayPal Giving: Choose the Duluth Art Institute to donate on PayPal or its partner organizations, or start a PayPal fundraiser. Available through the PayPal site or mobile app.

Get Involved

  • Membership: Become a member of the DAI and enjoy member benefits, including artwork & class discounts.
  • Take a Class: Every DAI class supports our programming and employs an artist instructor.
  • Become a Sponsor: Select an exhibition or event to sponsor.
  • Volunteer: Lend your energy and talent to any of the creative, engaging events hosted by the DAI! Check out the docent program for everyday volunteer work in the galleries.

Shop the DAI

  • Buy Art: Purchasing artwork shown in the DAI galleries sustains our exhibition programming and directly supports the artist.
  • Visit the Online Stores: The DAI Store and TeePublic page feature unique items that support the DAI.

Planned Giving

  • Life Insurance: Include the DAI as a life insurance beneficiary.
  • Bequests: In your will, name the DAI to receive a specific amount, percentage of your estate, or to be a contingent beneficiary or the organization to make donations on your behalf.

For general donation assistance, please contact the business office at 218.733.7560 between 12-5PM Monday-Friday, or via email at

Email Christina Woods at or call 218-733-7562 to learn more about these giving options.

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