Membership is important to the vitality and continued success of Access Gallery. Since 1991, Access has operated as a non-profit organization dedicated to emergent contemporary art practices. We provide points of access for artists and audiences alike by supporting presentations of diverse views and creative practices of local, national and international artists, curators and cultural practitioners. Access strives to spark critical conversations about contemporary art through experimentation and risk-taking within the gallery space and beyond. By becoming a member, you are directly promoting the growth and dissemination of critical and contemporary creative practices in Vancouver.
Individual $25+| Regular and special mailings; complimentary entry to Access Gallery’s annual Auction fundraiser; voting privileges at our Annual General Meeting.
Friend $100+| Includes the above, and receives Guillermo Trejo’s trio of limited edition prints: A Political Act, Apolitical Act, A Poetical Act.
Supporter $240+| Includes the above, and receives one Access publication with a limited-run canvas rucksack.
Advocate $500+| Includes the above and 2 additional complimentary entries to Access Gallery’s annual Auction fundraiser.
Exhibition Benefactor $1000+| Supports a curatorial project of their choosing, and receives acknowledgement on Access Gallery’s website and on all print matter, promotions, and publications for that project. Exhibition benefactors also receive recognition on Access’ archive wall.
Publications Benefactor $2500+| Supports Access’ publications program for the calendar year, receives acknowledgement on Access Gallery’s website and on all print matter, promotions, and publications for that project. Publications benefactors also receive recognition on Access’ archive wall.
Residency Benefactor $5000+| Supports Access’ innovative Twenty-Three Days at Sea travelling artist residency program, receives acknowledgement on Access Gallery’s website and on all print matter, promotions, and publications for that project. Residency benefactors also receive recognition on Access’ archive wall.
Access also graciously accepts one time donations of any amount. Donations can be made through the donate button on the top right of the page or the following link: donations.
All memberships and patronage include regular and special mailings, 10% off all publications, complementary entry to Access Gallery’s annual Auction Fundraiser and voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting. They are valid for one calendar year. Memberships can be purchased online by clicking above, or by cash, cheque, or credit card at the gallery. If you prefer to purchase your membership by mail, please send your name, address, email, telephone number, and cheque payment to us at Access Gallery, 222 East Georgia St. Vancouver, BC Canada, postal code V6A 1Z7.
Access is a non-profit society and a registered Canadian charity. Tax receipts will be issued for all donations over $20.
Thank you for supporting artist run culture in Vancouver!