Member Benefits

There are five types of membership: Community Friend, Member Group, Artist Member, Business Member, and Student Member.

Community Friend $40

As a Community Friend you are entitled to:

  • Direct mail delivery of Umbrella arts newspaper, 4 issues a year.
  • Weekly arts calendar updates to keep you informed about what’s happening in Quinte.
  • Invitations to members-only previews of Art in the Community gallery shows, to network with friends and artists.
  • 10% off your purchase of artwork, jewellery, CD’s, books and other one-of-a-kind merchandise at the QAC Gallery and other Art in the Community locations.
  • Discounted tickets to QAC events (excluding the Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts).
  • Invitations to previews and other special events.
  • Invitation to nominate candidates for the annual Arts Recognition Awards.
  • Invitation and voting rights at the Annual General Meeting.
  • Feeling good about supporting year-round programs by the Quinte Arts Council.

Member Group $50

  • Direct mail delivery of Umbrella arts newspaper, 4 issues a year.
  • Weekly arts calendar updates to keep you informed about what’s happening in Quinte.
  • Invitations to members-only previews of Art in the Community gallery shows, to network with friends and artists.
  • 10% off your purchase of artwork, jewellery, CD’s, books and other one-of-a-kind merchandise at the QAC Gallery and other Art in the Community locations.
  • Discounted tickets to QAC events (excluding the Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts).
  • Invitations to previews and other special events.
  • Invitation to nominate candidates for the annual Arts Recognition Awards.
  • Invitation and voting rights at the Annual General Meeting.
  • Access to your free web page with up to 10 images, video clips, sound bites, and links to your website and social media.
  • Opportunity to submit articles and Calendar items for inclusion in the Umbrella arts newspaper, at no charge.
  • Significant discounts on ads placed in Umbrella.
  • Promotion of your events, workshops, calls for entry, auditions, etc. on the QAC web site, weekly radio updates on 91X, and weekly arts calendars emailed to members, media, and major hotels in the region.
  • Opportunity to have your event promoted in QAC’s weekly column in the Belleville Intelligencer’s Arts Scene.
  • Listed as a Member Group in each issue of Umbrella and on the QAC Web Directory.
  • Web directory and referral service.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with QAC regarding programming.
  • Opportunity to participate in workshops and events.
  • Use of the QAC’s printer/scanner/photocopier at a discounted member price.

Artist Member $50

  • Direct mail delivery of Umbrella arts newspaper, 4 issues a year.
  • Weekly arts calendar updates to keep you informed about what’s happening in Quinte.
  • Invitations to members-only previews of Art in the Community gallery shows, to network with friends and artists.
  • 10% off your purchase of artwork, jewellery, CD’s, books and other one-of-a-kind merchandise at the QAC Gallery and other Art in the Community locations.
  • Discounted tickets to QAC events (excluding the Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts).
  • Invitations to previews and other special events.
  • Invitation to nominate candidates for the annual Arts Recognition Awards.
  • Invitation and voting rights at the Annual General Meeting.
  • Access to your free web page with up to 10 images, video clips, sound bites, and links to your website and social media.
  • Opportunity to submit articles and Calendar items for inclusion in the Umbrella arts newspaper, at no charge.
  • Significant discounts on ads placed in Umbrella.
  • Promotion of your events, workshops, calls for entry, auditions, etc. on the QAC web site, weekly radio updates on 91X, and weekly arts calendars emailed to members, media, and major hotels in the region.
  • Opportunity to have your event promoted in QAC’s weekly column in the Belleville Intelligencer’s Arts Scene.
  • Web directory and referral service.
  • Consideration for participation in Art in the Community exhibits and other QAC produced events (visual, performing, literary, etc.)
  • Discounts on entry fees to Expressions biennial juried visual art show.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with QAC regarding programming.
  • Opportunity to participate in workshops and events.
  • Use of the QAC’s printer/scanner/photocopier at a discounted member price.
  • Use of QAC’s Photo Studio to photograph artwork and portraits to help with promotion of your work and services.

Business Member $60

Business Members represent a growing number of companies and professionals interested in reaching a targeted group of customers while supporting the arts in Quinte.

  • Guaranteed direct mail delivery of Umbrella, 4 issues every year.
  • Weekly arts calendar updates to keep you informed about what’s happening in Quinte.
  • Invitations to members-only previews of Art in the Community gallery shows so you and your clients can network with friends and artists.
  • 10% off your purchase of artwork, jewellery, CD’s, books and other one-of-a-kind merchandise at the QAC Gallery and other Art in the Community locations.
  • Discounted tickets to QAC events (excluding the Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts).
  • Invitations to nominate candidates for the annual Arts Recognition Awards.
  • Invitation and voting rights at the Annual General Meeting.
  • Member discounts on advertising in Umbrella.
  • Acknowledgement in our Business member directory in Umbrella and on the QAC website.
  • Access to your free web page with up to 10 images, video clips, sound bites, and links to your website and social media.
  • Feeling good about supporting year-round programming by the Quinte Arts Council.

Student Member (Community Friend) $15

  • Direct mail delivery of Umbrella arts newspaper, 4 issues a year.
  • Weekly arts calendar updates to keep you informed about what’s happening in Quinte.
  • Invitations to members-only previews of Art in the Community gallery shows, to network with friends and artists.
  • 10% off your purchase of artwork, jewellery, CD’s, books and other one-of-a-kind merchandise at the QAC Gallery and other Art in the Community locations.
  • Discounted tickets to QAC events (excluding the Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts).
  • Invitations to previews and other special events.
  • Invitation to nominate candidates for the annual Arts Recognition Awards.
  • Invitation and voting rights at the Annual General Meeting.

Student Member (Artist) $15

  • Direct mail delivery of Umbrella arts newspaper, 4 issues a year.
  • Weekly arts calendar updates to keep you informed about what’s happening in Quinte.
  • Invitations to members-only previews of Art in the Community gallery shows, to network with friends and artists.
  • 10% off your purchase of artwork, jewellery, CD’s, books and other one-of-a-kind merchandise at the QAC Gallery and other Art in the Community locations.
  • Discounted tickets to QAC events (excluding the Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts).
  • Invitations to previews and other special events.
  • Invitation to nominate candidates for the annual Arts Recognition Awards.
  • Invitation and voting rights at the Annual General Meeting.
  • Access to your free web page with up to 10 images, video clips, sound bites, and links to your website and social media.
  • Opportunity to submit articles and Calendar items for inclusion in the Umbrella arts newspaper, at no charge.
  • Significant discounts on ads placed in Umbrella.
  • Promotion of your events, workshops, calls for entry, auditions, etc. on the QAC web site, weekly radio updates on 91X, and weekly arts calendars emailed to members, media, and major hotels in the region.
  • Opportunity to have your event promoted in QAC’s weekly column in the Belleville Intelligencer’s Arts Scene.
  • Web directory and referral service.
  • Consideration for participation in Art in the Community exhibits and other QAC produced events (visual, performing, literary, etc.)
  • Discounts on entry fees to Expressions biennial juried visual art show.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with QAC regarding programming.
  • Opportunity to participate in workshops and events.
  • Use of the QAC’s printer/scanner/photocopier at a discounted member price.
  • Use of QAC’s Photo Studio to photograph artwork and portraits to help with promotion of your work and services.

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