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 – $60

  • Direct mail delivery of Umbrella arts magazine, four issues a year.
  • Weekly What’s ON : Quinte Arts Calendar event e-Newsletter and monthly Umbrella Online
  • Discounted tickets/entry to QAC events and workshops (excluding the Luncheon for the Arts)
  • Invitations/calls for submissions to members-only shows; priority in open calls
  • Access to your free webpage with up to 10 images, video clips, sound bites, and links to your website and social media
  • 10% discount on Standard or Craft Professional Memberships with Craft Ontario (formerly the Ontario Crafts Council)
  • Opportunity to submit articles for consideration to the QAC blog
  • Promotion of your events, workshops, calls for entry, auditions, etc. on the QAC website and weekly arts calendars emailed to members and media. Also, social media promotion via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • 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 – $75

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

Artist Member Benefits

  • Umbrella Arts Magazine

    Delivered to your doorstep.

  • Individual Artists Profile

    A page on this site dedicated to you.

  • Professional Development

    Support your artistic growth

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