Become A Member

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AAWR members enjoy specials, perks, and benefits! Among these are:

  • Access to AAWR research tools and archives.
  • Invitation to new member orientation
  • Invitations to AAWR exhibitions and events.
  • Receive member’s only emails on happenings at the Artists Archives and be the first to hear what is going on with other AAWR members.
  • Attend workshops, lectures, and demonstrations at a discounted rate.
  • The ability to network, share ideas, and enjoy the support of other students, artists and art enthusiasts.
  • Be the first to receive invitations to exhibition openings, special events, and gallery talks.
  • Opportunity to be featured in our annual spring members’ show and an opportunity to show work in our community show and receive a discounted application fee.

$20 Student Membership

Valid with Student ID

$35 Young Professionals Membership
(21-35 years old)

All general benefits plus:
Invitation to special young professionals networking events and cocktail party.

$50 Artist Member / Friend of the Archive

Individual membership

$75 Couples Membership

2 people at a discounted rate

$125 Supporter of the Archive

All general benefits plus:
Receive a personal tour of the Artists Archives by AAWR staff.
Receive a copy of The Archives Speaks

$200 Ambassador of the Archive

All general benefits plus:
Receive a personal tour of the Artists Archives by AAWR staff.
Receive a copy of The Archives Speaks.
One free exhibition catalog per year

Donations to AAWR of $500 or more entitle the giver to membership in the Legacy Society.

Legacy Society Members support the conservation needs of the Archive and Legacy events celebrate the distinguished Archived Artists both alive and deceased.

Legacy Society Members enjoy all of the benefits of the Ambassador Members plus those listed below.

Legacy ($500 - $999)

20% discount on artwork purchased through AAWR
Exclusive invitations to AAWR tours of private artist’s studios and art collections.

Collector ($1,000 - $2,499)

All Legacy level benefits plus
100 complementary Greeting cards featuring a reproduction from the AAWR collection of the artist of your choice
A “spotlight” feature in Artswire featuring the Archived Artist of your choice

Patron ($2,500 - $4,999)
$500 - $750 is not tax deductible

All Collector benefits plus the choice of either
A feature article written about the Archived Artist of your choice in the CAN Journal
OR
A hard cover catalog of the works of your chosen Archived Artist produced for you

Guardian ($5,000 +)
$1500 - $2,700 is not tax deductible

All Patron benefits plus the choice of either
One original work of art created by a select Archived Artist exclusively for you
OR
the Archived Artist of your choice featured in an AAWR ad in Art in America

If you would like to pay by check, Click here to download the member application form.

If you have questions regarding membership please contact our Gallery & Administrative Assistant at info@artistsarchives.org or call the office at 216.721.9020.