Institutional Membership Benefits

CARFAC Ontario's Institutional Membership is designed for institutions with an interest in the visual arts in Ontario. We have tailored this membership package so that institutions - such as, but not limited to, artist-run centres, private and commercial galleries, arts resource organizations, and arts businesses - can benefit.

Institutional Membership benefits include:

- Advocacy and advice from CARFAC Ontario's knowledgeable staff

- Valuable professional development workshops, panel discussions and seminars

- CARFAC ONline: a weekly e-mail bulletin of news and opportunities

- Discounts on books and publications by and for visual artists

- DISPATCH: our quarterly newsletter with news and articles on issues relating to the business of your art, member profiles, members’ exhibition listings, and a grants calendar

- Free or discounted workshops on marketing your work, grant writing, copyright, income taxes, and more (for staff and board)

- A complimentary copy of our highly popular publication Artists' Contracts: Model Agreements for Visual and Media Artists; an artist-friendly guide to writing contracts and legal agreements in Ontario such as bills of sale, exhibition loan agreements, and copyright licence agreements

- A complimentary copy of the Artists Day Planner

- A free quarter-page ad in DISPATCH, and discounted rates on subsequent ads

- Institutional information posted on our website (member profile)

- Staff and board members eligible to join the Arts & Entertainment Health Plan underwritten by Actra Fraternal Benefit

- 15% group discount for insurance at ASSURART

- $10.00 off Individual Memberships at CARFAC Ontario for your members


Sign up for an Institutional Membership online!

Membership categories: Under 500K (One Year): $150 | Over 500k (One Year): $250


*Please note:

(1) Institutional Associate members are ineligible for the Visual Artists’ Legal Clinic of Ontario (VALCO)

(2) Membership benefits are not extended to individual members of the Institutional Associate

(3) Shipping cost applies to the printed copy of Artists’ Contracts and The Artists Day Planner

(4) The complementary publications are not mailed automatically and the Institutional Associate needs to contact our office to arrange delivery

(5) Some admissibility criteria may apply for insurance provided by ASSURART


372-401 Richmond Street West, Toronto Ontario M5V 3A8
Tel: 416-340-8850 | Toll free: 1-877-890-8850 | Fax: 416-340-7653

The office is open Tuesday - Friday, 12:00 - 5:00pm


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