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Institutional Memberships

We welcome galleries, organizations, institutions, businesses, municipalities, and other entities to join us as Institutional Members.

Institutional members benefit from:

Advocacy and Advice

Advocacy and advice from our knowledgeable staff, including strategies for engaging artists and navigating the Minimum Recommended Fee Schedule.

Artist Contracts & Agreements Publication

A complimentary digital copy of Artists Contracts and Agreements publication (a valuable tool for engaging artists in a wide range of roles) 

Arts & Entertainment Health Plan (by ACTRA)

Staff and board members eligible to join the Arts and Entertainment Health Plan underwritten by ACTRA Fraternal Benefits Society. 

Other Benefits & Discounts

Many of the benefits and discounts enjoyed by individual members*

*some exceptions apply

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  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. The complementary digital publication is not sent automatically and the Institutional Member needs to contact our office to request their copy.

  4. Some admissibility criteria may apply for insurance provided by ASSURART



CARFAC Ontario is the association of visual and media artists in Ontario. Our vision is for vibrant, equitable, and sustainable communities in which we as artists are properly recognized for the role we play.


414 - 401 Richmond St. W., Toronto, ON. M5V 3A8

Not open to the public


(416) 340-8534

Toll Free: 1 877-890-8850


Mon - Wed,  11AM - 5PM

Please note that CARFAC Ontario staff are working remotely. As such, email is the preferred method for communication.

CARFAC Ontario is supported by our members and the following organizations:


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