Memberships are a vital way of supporting the Burnaby Arts Council, helping us to remain a preeminent visual arts facility in Burnaby.  The arts council has one employee with the balance volunteer-run and operates on grants and donations from the public.  Your membership fees go directly to fund exhibitions, workshops, community art events, programs and to building a vibrant arts community in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Purchase Your Membership


  • Subscription to the bi-monthly member newsletter, which lists all the BAC activities, member activities and opportunities from other organizations throughout the province, that are of interest to our members, i.e. artist calls
  • Acting as an information and resource center for artistic and cultural projects.
  • Providing Advocacy and representation of the arts at all civic levels
  • Providing opportunities for community to come together through the enjoyment and experience of the arts and arts events.
  • Individuals or representatives of group/corporate members receive voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting
  • Add yours to the collective voice in support of arts and culture
  • Participate in BAC events, exhibitions and programmes
  • Raise the profile of yours or your group’s/business’ art and share information through the member newsletter, see what other members are up to

Individual Member Benefits – $25

  • Receive discounts on select programmes and jury fees
  • Promote your art through a profile on our website with an enhanced membership  and link to your website
  • Note: individual member benefits do not extend to the members of groups, cooperatives or clubs etc, please join as an individual member

Group Member Benefits – $75

  • Promote your cultural events, projects, and work through our website member profile & link to your website
  • Includes a Public Member Profile on BAC website
  • Valid for: Non-profit society, educational institution, guild, co-operative, club, etc.

Corporate Member Benefits – $150 

  • Promote and raise the profile of your business through your member profile on our website
  • Includes a Public Member Profile.
  • Valid for: Any for-profit operation/organization.

All prices are in Canadian Funds.  No refunds.