Arts Center East is the heart of the arts east of the river!
Arts Center East is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that relies on a variety of funding sources, including individual donations from visitors like you. Your generosity helps make possible all that we offer.
Arts Center East is home to a rich Arts Community. Support from the community ensures that we can continue to bring you educational and engaging exhibits, classes, and events. We are deeply grateful to all who have supported our programming and our mission to be an arts destination for all. Your generosity makes a big difference to everyone who comes through our doors and visits us virtually.
Membership for Artists and Art Lovers
General Members of Arts Center East enjoy benefits like discounts on art purchases and discounted tickets to events.
Artist Members receive the additional benefits of being listed on our website, inclusion in our Members exhibits, and more!
Individuals can apply for Senior/Student Membership, Individual Membership, or Family Membership
- Membership is renewable annually
- Members receive a 10% discount on classes, gift shop purchases, and select events
RENEW YOUR ARTIST MEMBERSHIP
Signature Artist Members who are accepted by the jury receive the additional benefit of having their personal websites included in their listing, inclusion in the Members and Signature Members Exhibit, the opportunity to sell items in our Artisan Gfit Shop, and more!
Send your artist resume and statement to firstname.lastname@example.org with five (5) images you feel are representative of you as an artist. (Or use our application forms.) After your application fee has been received, we will review your application and notify you.
NOTE: Current Artist Members can apply for Signature Membership in the months of April, or September. Notifications will be made by May 30 or October 31, depending on the application cycle. Interested Artist Members can email your application pieces to email@example.com. Applications should include:
- Five high-quality jpg images, at least 700 pixels wide
- Recent bio, list of acceptances into juried shows, awards (at last three), memberships/affiliations, website
NOTE: applications may submit their website as supporting material
- Contact information including mailing address, email, and phone
NOTE: Current Artist/Artisan Members can earn Signature Status by having won prizes in three ACE exhibits. Please submit a resume via email showing these awards. No additional application fee is required as long as membership is current.
Application fees can also be paid via check or credit card over the phone.
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Artist Haven Media
Big Y (Tolland)
Clay Furniture Industries Inc.
CMC Memorial Four Town Vet
EBK Art Frame Art Services
Gottier Fuel Co. Inc.
Great Harvest Bread
NAEK Construction Company Inc.
Santini Villa Apartments LLC
T&S Building and Remodeling
Wood n Tap
Jon & Janet Roe
Thomas & Lynn Sweet
Janet & Roger DiTarando
Robert & Lorraine Hurd
Michael & Phyllis Winkler