become a member

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Support community arts, keep on top of the latest arts news and gain advocacy for your art form by joining the Tofino Arts Council. Membership provides many individual benefits as well as continuing to support arts and cultural activities including exhibitions, workshops, community art events and programs - helping to build a vibrant arts community here in Tofino and Clayoquot Sound.

You do not have to be an artist to be a member. In fact, non-artist members are especially welcome because your direct support of the art community goes a long way to making the Tofino the amazing place it is! Choose the membership category from the list below which best suits your needs and interests. Once you join online, we will send you out a welcome letter and membership card which is valid until the end of the year. Please display your card to access discounts locally.

Memberships run from January 1st until Dec 31 each year, with memberships bought after October 1st valid until December 31st of the following year. Membership is required to attend TAC run workshops but discretion is available.

Individual Membership - $20 (buy)

Subscription to the bi-monthly member newsletter, which lists all TAC activities
Early bird notice of TAC workshops (membership is required to sign up for workshops)
20% off at Ultramarine Art Supply
2 for 1 coffee at Ultramarine Art Supply
20% off coffee and tea beverages at Common Loaf Bake Shop
10% off merchandise (minimum $10 purchase) at Pharmasave Tofino
*Further discounts to be added
Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting


Youth Membership - $15
(buy)
(under 23 years old)

The exact same member benefits & discounts as per Individual Member but discounted for youth members. Must be under the age of 23 at the time of membership renewal.


Artist Membership - $45
(buy)

*All the same member benefits as per Individual Member
Artist memberships can apply for TAC Small Grants (up to $500)
Featured Artist listing on TAC website
Discounts for venue rentals with District of Tofino
Access to art equipment to run workshops (through Ultramarine)
Access to TAC’s Annual Grant Writing Workshop for Artists
Advocacy and representation of artists and their art work at district / provincial level
Assistance with displaying / selling artwork at TAC events or with local business partners
Grant writing support from TAC Staff for obtaining funding for art projects & events

Optional Benefits (For Additional Cost):
1x Artist Feature / Editorial Spotlight in Tofino Time Magazine
1x Artist Feature / Editorial Spotlight in TAC Monthly Newsletter
2x Artist Feature / Editorial Spotlight on TAC Social Media (through the year)
*Please contact us for further details