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Membership Benefits

Annual Membership Rates:

Youth (Under 19 yrs): Free
Individual One-Year Membership: $40.00 
Individual Two-Year Membership: $70.00

Group/Business: $60.00

Welcome

As a member of CACGV you become part of a community-wide network of individuals and groups who celebrate and encourage arts, culture and heritage. With your commitment, the CACGV will continue to showcase local arts to thousands of people in our community.

There are four categories of membership: individual; youth; and group/business.

Last year, over 40,000 people participated in CACGV activities and events, our network of visual art venues expanded to seven locations, we launched a bi-weekly e-newsletter, rebuilt our website www.cacgv.ca, and increased our involvement in community celebrations, and multi cultural activities, and introduced monthly TED Talks, and Arts Mixer events. 

If you're a member, thank you for your support, if you are considering renewing or becoming a new member here are some great benefits:

Why sign-up now?

In addition to the usual membership benefits, we have secured discounts on regular prices at Art Ink Print, Art World, Island Blue Company, Tom Lee Music and ArtBox. 

Art Ink Print:

  • 15% off graphic design services - throughout the year
  • 15% off retail pricing for envelopes and art bags (for cards or prints) - throughout the year (cannot be combined with other offers)
  • Artists will be added to our expanding online gallery to showcase their works and web site - great social media connection
  • One time (first visit) - 50% off capture and/or scanning of original artwork (up to $200 before discount); includes consult, file prep and formatting 
  • One time (first visit) - 25% off file calibration and proofing, digital or giclee (up to $100 before discount)

Art World: 10% off regular priced merchandise throughout the year.

Island Blue Company: 10% off regular priced merchandise throughout the year. Excluding printing/publishing. 

Art Box: When you become a CACGV member you will receive a first time offer:

  • 10% all printing, 
  • 50% off digital file creation from original artwork up to a maximum of 3 pieces.  Includes consult, file creation and colour balance.  (note: Critical colour match may incur additional charges).
  • Business Cards 50% off 500 minimum 10 day turn around  proofs and file set-up extra charge.

Tom Lee Music: 10% off print music, accessories, and music giftware throughout the year. 

Membership Benefits:

As an Individual, Youth member or Friend of CACGV you receive:

  • Bi-weekly email updates via CACGV e-news, including topics like Member News, Grants, Call to Artists/Performers, Jobs, and Around Town events
  • Discounts on CACGV exhibition space at the Arts Centre at Cedar Hill and other venues
  • Discounts on CACGV events (Annual Look Show, workshops)
  • Personalized membership card
  • Promotion and publicity of your arts and cultural events and activities at the network of CACGV venues and elsewhere
  • Reduced entry fees at various art venues, shows, workshops and events
  • Discounts at local arts retailers and service providers
  • Advance notice of opportunities, calls to artists, grants and jobs
  • Access to member-only activities and events
  • Access to arts and culture resources and links
  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting
  • Help shape and advocate for local arts and culture
  • Insurance coverage specific to the arts at reduced rates to provide liability coverage for studio tours and public events.

As a Group or Business member you receive:

  • Bi-weekly email updates via CACGV e-news, including topics like Member News, Grants, Call to Artists/Performers, Jobs, and Around Town events
  • Promotion and publicity of your arts and cultural events and activities at CACGV venues and elsewhere
  • Advance notice of opportunities, calls to artists, grants and jobs
  • Access to member-only activities and events
  • Access to arts and culture resources and links
  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting (1 vote/group)
  • Help shape and advocate for local arts and culture

Some additional benefits exclusive to Group Members:

  • Access to display equipment, including easels, display panels, plinths, and sound system for activities
  • Access to insurance designed specifically for the arts at reduced insurance rates, including:  General Liability Insurance;  Property and Volunteer Insurance; and Directors and Officers Liability Insurance.
  • A one month booking in a Display Case at the Arts Centre at Cedar Hill for $25, a savings of $50
  • Access to the annual Board Orientation session for Not for Profit Societies from CACGV at no charge
  • Help with your bookkeeping, membership management, communications, and administration on a fee for service basis.

*Please note: in order to qualify for member prices on all of our gallery spaces, you must be an individual member or all members of your group must be individual members. 

Click for our online Membership Application Form

 

 

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BC Arts Council City of Victoria

We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia

 

 

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