Visual Arts Alberta-CARFAC Membership (some of the benefits)
Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC is the affiliate for CARFAC in Alberta. CARFAC (Canadian Artists’s Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens) has worked for 50 years on the legal and economic issues facing visual artists. As an organization, we believe that artists should be paid for their work and benefit from their art practice. Membership benefits include:
- News from Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC, a weekly e-mail bulletin of news and opportunities
- Advisory notes and publications on topics such as copyright, marketing, insurance, and income tax
- Professional development workshops, webinars and panel discussions
- Your website featured on our website
- Free exhibition listings and milestones for members in our weekly email newsletter
- Mentorship opportunities and advice on Best Practices with our staff
- Access to Arts & Entertainment Plan™ health insurance, 15% discounts on studio insurance with Assurart and 10% off art services with TOTAL Transportation Solutions Inc.
As a member of Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC you automatically receive membership in CARFAC National including:
- Certificates of Canadian Origin for shipping art abroad at a discounted rate
- International Association of Art card which grants free or discounted entry to many museums in Western Europe and elsewhere.
- Free admission to the National Gallery of Canada with a valid membership card (including Special/Touring exhibitions)
Sign up for a membership online!
If you have ever received an exhibition fee from your visual or media art practice, you have already benefited from the work of CARFAC. Your support contributes to the cause of “artists working for artists”. By choosing to renew your membership or by joining Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC for the first time you have made a commitment to support an organization that is committed to working for you.
We recognize that membership fees are an investment, that the advocacy work that we do on behalf of artists is often intangible, and that you may not have an immediate need for all of our services. Your membership dollars help our organization thrive and plan for the future, and ensure that when you need us, we will be here. Thank you for your support!
(Note: by entering your email address you are indicating your consent to receive email correspondence from Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC and from CARFAC National. You may unsubscribe from these correspondences at any time by selecting the “unsubscribe” link in the emails).