In addition to being part of the largest Germanic community in the midwest that shares an interest in Germanic culture, history, language, and current events, GAI members receive the following member benefits:
- A monthly subscription to our newsletter “GAI News” which gives advanced notice and registration of upcoming Germanic programs, performances, and events.
- Discounts on German language and culture classes .
- Discounts on Haus rental and catering services.
- The opportunity to participate in member events and those open to the public, including Deutsche Tag weekend festival, Festival of Nations, monthly member gatherings with traditional German cuisine, our annual holiday celebration, Familienfest, book readings, lectures, concerts, and much more.
- You may also join any of our many interest based groups for people of all ages and interests.
- Access to our library which includes a variety of books and movies for both adults and children.
The GAI also establishes partnerships with local German businesses and organizations that offer discounts to GAI members:
Black Forest Inn: free ham and sauerkraut appetizer with purchase of $20 or more.
Clara's Comfort Food: discounted price per pound on authentic German pork sausages when you mention the GAI.
Evelyn's Bunzlau Polish Pottery: offers GAI members regular discounts.
Das Fenster Magazine: America's oldest and most popular German language magazine. GAI members receive 20% discount of 12-month subscription. Contact the GAI office.
Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter: GAI members get 15% off dine-in tab Monday-Friday. No split checks.
GermanDeli.com: 10% off purchases of $25 or more. Members, contact GAI office for coupon code.
German Specialty Imports: 10% off regularly-priced items.
Glockenspiel Restaurant: rotating monthly specials to GAI members.
Guten Tag Haus: 10% off regularly-priced merchandise.
Inver Grove Volkswagen: discounts on both new and used vehicles.
KinderCone: 15% off any purchase. Members, contact GAI office for coupon code.
Maplewood Imports: GAI members receive discounts on new and pre-owned Mercedes-Benz and Porsche vehicles. Contact GAI rep Jon Yorde at 612-751-3760.
Oktoberfest Haus: GAI members receive 15% off this ClickToShop store. Members, contact GAI office for coupon code.
Park Liquor: 15% off on Tuesdays.
Soprano Ronit Yalon: 10% discount on voice lessons for GAI members. Accepting beginning, intermediate and advanced students. Please call 612-824-5141.
Vienna Community Arts: provides private music instruction for adults & children in piano, strings, guitar, woodwinds and voice. VCA offers GAI members waived $25 quarterly enrollment fee, seasonal discounts, and 10% tuition discount for new students.
Winzer Stube Restaurant: "buy one get one free" special on lunch and dinner every Monday.
To join the Germanic-American Institute please fill out both sections of the Membership Application Form and send it to the GAI office at the following address:
301 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102