Artist

As an artist member, you are eligible to include your artwork in the annual members’ show, receive discounted registration for Arts Council workshops, at Neighborhood Music School and Creative Arts Workshop.

Your membership dues enable Arts Council staff to promote your exhibits and performances in The Arts Paper (published monthly), online calendar, weekly eNewsletter, and ANDI, the smart phone app we manage for all arts, dining, nightlife and information available in the region. We reach close to 20,000 Greater New Haven residents monthly who rely on all of these sources to stay informed about current exhibitions, performances, and special events.

Thank you. Becoming a member helps make it possible to do our work.

Artist Membership $35

 

Senior Artist Membership $30

 

BENEFITS OF ARTIST MEMBERSHIP

  • Eligible to exhibit in the Arts Council Annual Members show
  • Eligible to apply at Arts Council exhibition spaces: Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery, and Perspectives…The Gallery at Whitney Center
  • Free professional membership to Fractured Atlas, a national non-profit artist service organization providing a range of support services for the independent arts community such as health insurance, for 1 year (and half off membership dues after the first year)
  • Remarkable discount on commissions taken for artwork sold in the Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery
  • Free listings for your arts events in the Greater New Haven area in The Arts Paper, read by 7,000+ residents monthly, our searchable online calendar, visited by over 11,300 people each month and our weekly e-newsletter sent directly to over 2,500 individuals
  • Discounted fee to insert your event cards in The Arts Paper
  • Subscriptions to The Arts Paper, Greater New Haven’s most comprehensive listings of arts news and events, and our weekly e-Newsletter
  • Submit video and event content for our website home page and a free listing in the searchable Creative Directory
  • Technical assistance provided by Arts Council staff to work on resumes, artist statements, press releases, as wells assistance with finding exhibition and performance opportunities, classes, jobs and studio space
  • Assistance with finding art related classes
  • Use of the Arts Resource Center at the Arts Council offices, with free access to computers, a scanner, a digital projector and a resource library
  • 10% discount on any adult workshop or class at Creative Arts Workshop, 80 Audubon Street, New Haven (offer valid for new students only)
  • 10% discount on any adult dance or exercise class at Neighborhood Music School, 100 Audubon Street, New Haven. Applies to 14 or 16 week classes (Fall or Spring session) or 6 week Summer class. Offer includes adult tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop, yoga, exercise & energize, super sculpt, or circuit & Tabata class. Registration fee waived. Other adult dance classes may be added to the schedule. Please check the website at neighborhoodmusicschool.org
  • One free ticket to one of New Haven’s world-renowned theaters: Long Wharf Theatre, Shubert Theater or Yale Repertory Theatre (some restrictions may apply)
  • One free general admission ticket to an Orchestra New England regular season performance
  • Buy one ticket get one free to any New Haven Symphony Orchestra Symphony Series concert. (Offer excludes Pops Series and Family Concert Series.)
  • One free child admission with an adult admission purchase at the Peabody Museum
  • Free lifetime membership and 20% discount on films from Best Video’s Art Section
  • Free consultation with a health insurance representative
  • 10% off color printing at DocuPrintnow, 27 Whitney Avenue, New Haven
  • Mailing labels available for arts events at a discounted price