Joining CARFAC BC means you also have automatic membership with CARFAC National. Your membership fees allow CARFAC to advocate for artists’ rights and fair compensation. In addition, members also receive a number of growing benefits:
- Advocacy and advisory consultations with CARFAC BC and CARFAC National
- Professional development workshops, panel discussions and seminars
- Free access to CARFAC Advisory Notes & Gallery Surveys
- Discounts on CARFAC publications
- Optional Listing on CARFAC BC's online Member Directory
- Promotion in CARFAC BC's semi-monthly e-newsletter, which also includes income-generating opportunities
- Invitation to our Annual General Meeting including learning and networking sessions
- Certificates of Canadian Origin at a reduced rate (to avoid paying GST on art returning from shows outside of Canada)
- Exclusive eligibility to purchase an International Association of Artists card, which grants free or reduced admissions to many museums outside of Canada.
- Free admission to the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa
- Membership in CARCC with no fee for licence negotiation
- A unified voice and a say in shaping cultural policy
Show your CARFAC BC Membership Card for:
- Student admission rate at the Vancouver Art Gallery
- 20% discount off admission at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
- A $20 annual subscription to GEIST. Sign up at the bottom of the page here.
- A one-year subscription to Canadian Art for $18 (50% off the regular newsstand price). Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for access.
- $50 driving credit from Modo. Carsharing with Modo offers all the benefits of owning a car – and a truck, and a van, and a convertible – with none of the hassle. Rent by the hour or the day, for as little as $4/hour or $40/day. Gas, parking, insurance, repairs, local bridge tolls, cleaning – it’s all included. Get started at www.modo.coop. Contact email@example.com for more information about how you can receive this discount.
- A 15% discount on studio insurance from ASSURART. Call 1 855 382-6677 or visit assurart.scassurance.com for more information.
- 10% discount off art supplies in-store at Iron Oxide Art Supplies in Nanaimo
- 15% off all in-house production services (with the exception of the purchase of film and out-of-house finishing services) at The Lab in Vancouver
- 15% discount off framing from Chernoff Fine Art in Vancouver
- 15% off custom framing materials from Picture Perfect in Kelowna
- 20% discount at SpeeDee Office Experts Ltd. in Prince George, Smithers, Terrace, and Fort St. John. They carry art and office supplies, and they do commercial printing!
- 10% discount on supplies at Island Blue Art Store in Victoria.