Membership has its benefits

We serve artists and arts groups across the Ottawa region from all disciplines and all levels of practice.

Your needs are important to us, and we are committed to being the “eyes and ears” of the arts community. We are active players in Ottawa’s arts landscape.

We listen to our members to provide you with opportunities and resources that can support your artistic practice.

Join us!

Membership Benefits

While we do support the arts sector at large, members have customized benefits and services just for you to:

  • Promote your work
  • Exhibit and Showcase your work
  • Engage creatively with the community
  • Stay informed
  • Learn and grow at workshops, talks, and professional development events
  • Develop entrepreneurial skills
  • Be represented through advocacy
  • Rent our meeting space
  • Get a mailing address
  • Reach new audiences
  • Connect with business and community contacts
  • Network with the Ottawa arts community
  • And, so much more!

AOE Arts Council member benefits and services link to PDF Benefits and Services Doc.
Start benefiting today, join us [link to online form]

Types of Membership

Individual Membership
For individual artists or cultural workers
Annual fee: $30
Become an individual member [link to online form]

Organization Membership
For any arts or culture organization or business. Annual fees are determined by a graduated scale based on your operating budget.
Under $100,000: $85
$100,000 – $1M: $100
Over $1M: $125
Become an organization member [link to online form]

Supporter Membership
For any non-arts individual, organization or business.
Individuals $30
Organization and business annual fees are determined by a graduated scale based on your operating budget.
under $100,000: $85
$100,000 – $1M: $100
Over $1M: $125
Become a Supporter Member [link to online form]

Danielle Savoie, our Membership and Program Coordinator, is happy to answer you membership questions.

Our members networking and touching base at the fall Member Mixer.

Members enjoying a picnic gathering on the Minto-Orléans Agora at the Shenkman Arts Centre