Join the Community

Join the Community

We believe the arts belong to everyone, of all ages and stages. Become a part of our diverse and vibrant community!

Whether you are an emerging or established artist, a student, an artist member group, or a supporter, there is a membership level for you.


Artist Member Benefits

  • Umbrella Arts Magazine

    Delivered to your doorstep.

  • Individual Artists Profile

    A page on this site dedicated to you.

  • Professional Development

    Support for your artistic growth.

Artist Member – $60

  • Direct mail delivery to your home of the Umbrella arts magazine published seasonally
  • Access to your free webpage on www.quinteartscouncil.org including high-resolution images, links to your social media and contact info
  • Weekly Updates about the Arts Community: What’s On Quinte e-Newsletter and monthly Umbrella Online
  • Invitations/calls for submissions to members-only shows in the newly renovated QAC Gallery Space at 36 Bridge St East, Belleville; priority in open calls
  • Opportunities to apply to host your own show for free in the Gallery Space
  • Promotion of your events, workshops, calls for entry, auditions, and more on the QAC website, What’s On Quinte app, and weekly arts calendars emailed to members and media
  • Promotion of your events on social media including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Opportunity to submit articles for consideration to the QAC blog
  • Discounted tickets/entry to QAC events and workshops (excluding the Luncheon for the Arts)
  • Invitation to nominate candidates for the annual Arts Recognition Awards
  • Invitation and voting rights at the Annual General Meeting.

Member Group – $60

Artist level benefits, plus:

  • Listed as a Member Group on the QAC web directory
  • Entry/consideration for group member artists into QAC members-only shows. (Please note: To receive the “Members” rate for open shows such as Expressions and Plein Air, individuals must hold an individual QAC artist membership.)

Business Member – $70

Artist level member benefits, plus:

  • Acknowledgement in our Business member directory on the QAC web directory
  • Helping QAC fulfill our mandate to support arts and culture in the area, which in turn, creates a more vibrant and prosperous community.

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


Community Friend – $50

  • Direct mail delivery of Umbrella arts magazine, four issues a year.
  • Weekly arts calendar updates to keep you informed about what’s happening in Quinte
  • Discounted tickets to QAC events and workshops (excluding the Luncheon for the Arts).
  • Invitation to nominate candidates for the annual Arts Recognition Awards.
  • Invitation and voting rights at the Annual General Meeting.

Student Member – $25

  • Direct mail delivery of Umbrella arts magazine, four issues a year.
  • Weekly arts calendar updates to keep you informed about what’s happening in Quinte
  • Discounted tickets to QAC events and workshops (excluding the Luncheon for the Arts).
  • Invitation to nominate candidates for the annual Arts Recognition Awards.
  • Invitation and voting rights at the Annual General

Learn more about our artist members: