Become a WCFA Member

Join our Community!

WCFA has been a creative hub for art lovers and artists for nearly 40 years. Artists are showcased in our gallery, children explore their creativity at camps, adults try new mediums in classes, and performers express themselves onstage. If you share our belief that the arts enrich lives, please join our vibrant arts community today!

ALL Memberships Include:

  • Discounted member Rates on classes, youth camps, workshops, & special events – including an exclusive members-only sneak peek to our annual holiday Winter Market!
  • Monthly E-News and first updates on new classes and programs
  • “Early Bird” access to classes, camps and events at WCFA
  • Discounted admission to Bring Your Own Improv comedy shows (year-round, every Friday night at WCFA)
  • The immeasurable pride in knowing that you are supporting your local nonprofit arts organization in a very mutually beneficial way!

The artist member pictured left: Elinor Thompson

WCFA Membership Benefits

Emerging and established artists have been showcased in our main gallery for nearly 40 years. Artists are featured in open and juried exhibits, group shows, and exhibits co-sponsored by Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and other organizations.

Individual Patron Membership: $45/year

  • Discounted rates on classes, workshops and camps
  • Discounted rates on Bring Your Own Improv Comedy Shows & Workshops
  • Discounted rates on Gallery & Classroom rentals
  • Our sincere appreciation for your support and collaboration!

Family Membership: $65/year

  • Provides all the discounts above for parents and up to 3 children.

Individual Artist Membership: $45/year

Artist Membership ALSO Includes:

This Membership option is designed for one individual who wishes to be identified as a practicing artist within our community. The expectation is that you will regularly submit artwork to our exhibitions in the most professional capacity as you are able. WCFA is interested in welcoming and nurturing artists at all stages in their career and does not require juried entry in order to be an artist member.

  • All of the benefits listed above, plus…
  • Featured name and link on our Artist Members page on the WCFA website (see our artist members page here)
  • 70% commission on all artworks and prints sold (vs. standard commission rate: 60%)
  • Discounts on all entry fees and hanging fees for exhibits
  • Guaranteed inclusion of at least one submission into the WCFA Annual Members Show
  • Our sincere appreciation for your support and collaboration!

Join or renew today

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