Membership DRAFT

Because our members are so important to the continued vitality of AVA, we want to be sure that you are aware of all the membership benefits that AVA provides:

Artist Member ($120)

All the Individual benefits (below) plus

  • Presence in The Shop at AVA on an annual basis for duration of membership
  • Ability to apply for a Featured Artist show in The Shop at AVA (as schedule permits)
  • Presence on The Shop at AVA website with link to the artist’s website
  • Fee waived for participation in AVA’s annual Holiday Exhibition ($25 savings)
  • Ability to qualify for bench rental privileges in Sculptural Studies Building
  • Participation in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) program
  • Artist Memberships are not tax deductible.

Individual ($55) or Family ($75)

  • 15% off all AVA classes, camps and workshops. 15% off for Youth Classes and Camps requires Family membership.
  • 10% discount on custom framing at Duke’s in Lebanon and Bean’s in Hanover; discounts on framing materials at the Junction Frame Shop in White River Junction, VT; discounts at Red Roof Frame Shop in West Lebanon
  • 10% discount on art supplies at Duke’s in Lebanon and Bean’s in Hanover
  • 10% discount on closed-toe, all leather boots/shoes at Huberts
  • 20% discount off welding and cutting gear at Maine Oxy
  • Eligibility to submit artwork to AVA’s Holiday Exhibition ($25 fee not included)
  • Discounted submission fee to be considered for participation in AVA’s bi-annual Summer Juried Exhibition
  • Invitations to AVA’s exhibition openings and special events
  • Individual and Family Memberships are not tax deductible.

Contributor membership level ($100)

All the above plus

  • Discount on AVA birthday parties
  • Discount on up to 4 tickets to The Mudroom with early ticketing
  • $25 of the Contributor Membership is tax deductible.

Patron membership level ($250)

All the Contributor benefits plus

  • Participation in North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program
  • $175 of the Patron Membership is tax deductible.

Sponsor membership level ($500)

All the above plus

  • Discount on Gallery and Teaching Studio rentals
  • $425 of the Sponsor Membership is tax deductible.

Benefactor and above ($1,000)

All the above plus

  • Private tour of the gallery and our LEED Gold-certified Carter-Kelsey building for up to ten people
  • $25 of the Contributor Membership is tax deductible.
  • $925 of the Benefactor Membership is tax deductible.

An intangible, but equally important membership benefit is the pleasure you will receive in knowing that you are contributing to the enrichment of peoples’ lives through your support of AVA and the arts!

Thank you for being an AVA member and for making art a part of everyday life!

Become an AVA Member

Become an AVA Artist Member

Founded in 1973, AVA (Alliance for the Visual Arts) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Unless otherwise noted, all gifts and memberships at the Contributor and higher level are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law (see above for the amounts of the memberships that are tax deductible). No goods or services were provided in consideration of donations made to AVA. The EIN # of Community Gallery, Inc., d/b/a/ AVA Gallery and Art Center, is: 23-7394706.