Our philosophy is that art is a life-long pursuit and our mission is to provide an atmosphere that is inspiring and inclusive at every stage of an artist’s career, whether as an avocation or professional endeavor. However, our membership comprises artists and non-artists alike and we welcome everyone at any age, artistic level or interest in the arts.
In addition to the intangible rewards of being part of a community of artists and art lovers, there are many tangible benefits, such as:
- Invitations and announcements of all exhibitions, special events, workshops,
trips and tours
- Eligible to submit work for member-only exhibitions
- Discounted rates for classes, trips and tours; reduced fees for open competitions and exhibits; free admision to artist demos
- Opportunity to promote your art-related website by linking it to our website
- Fifteen percent discount off supplies at Albright Art Gallery + Supply (Concord, MA)
As a member, you are eligible to submit work to MEMBERS JURIED I: Painting and Sculpture in January; MEMBERS JURIED II: Photography, Drawing, Mixed Media, Crafts and Graphics in February; HOLIDAY ORIGINALS in December as well as our open competition, FRANCES N. RODDY COMPETITION in September. As a member you will receive a prospectus in the mail as well as an email reminder about the delivery dates for work. Several weeks before each event, we will also post the prospectus on the home page of our website as well as under "Exhibitions-Overview and Prospectuses." Please see Members Gallery Exhibits for more information on how to apply for an exhibit in our members gallery.
How to Join
Joining the Concord Art Association doesn't require an initial jury acceptance as each and every artist is welcome, and we believe that our Member Juried Shows provide opportunities for exposure and peer review.
To join, please fill out this two-page MEMBERSHIP FORM (PDF) and send a check or your credit card information to the address listed below; please indicate at which level you would like to participate. Or, click HERE to RENEW ON LINE.
- Artist/Adult $50
- Senior (over 65) $35
- Student (under 21) $25
- Friend $50
- Family $75
- Patron $100
- Corporate $1000
Annual membership expires one year from the month of joining.