Individual Membership

At the Markham Arts Council…

We believe that a great town deserves great art and that by growing, promoting and celebrating the arts in Markham, we are improving the quality of life for our local residents and for everyone living and working in York Region.


The Markham Arts Council supports over 80 organizations and 850 individuals for a total of over 2000 members living and working throughout York Region and Ontario. You don’t have to be an artist to become a member.  We welcome people of all ages and all walks of life to join us and take part in all the wonderful events, initiatives and activities that the Markham Arts Council has to offer. MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • 10% off at Curry’s (7131 Kennedy Rd Markham, ON)
  • 10% off regularly priced Paintlounge products & events (3603 Highway 7 East, Unit 106, Markham)
  • 15% off Blue Heron bookstore products & events (62 Brock St. W. Uxbridge, Ontario)
  • 15% off Markham Little Theatre performances (171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham, ON)
  • 10% off Blossom Lounge regularly priced items (157 Main St, Unionville, ON)
  • 10% off Winged Canvas regularly priced Art Workshops and Studio rentals (#12-91 Anderson Ave. Markham, ON)
  • 20% off Winged Canvas Custom Framing and Fine Art Reproductions (#12-91 Anderson Ave. Markham, ON)
  • 25% off the Get Your Hands Dirty Workshop Series by MAC, Curry’s and Winged Canvas (#12-91 Anderson Ave. Markham, ON)
  • $15 off Altered Books Workshop at the Varley Art Gallery
  • Special weekly deals and discounts at Timothy’s on Main St, Unionville
  • Special offers from Old Curiosity Tea Shop & Pretty Thingz
  • York Region Arts Council Regular Membership:
    • $35 – Individual
    • $60 – Non-Profit
    • $25 – Seniors/Students
    • $90 – Profit
  • Affiliated Rates for York Region Arts Council Membership:
    • $10 – Affiliated Individuals
    • $5 – Affiliated Senior/Student
    • $25 – Affiliated Arts Groups/Organizations
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  • Discounted rates for exclusive events, workshops, and seminars
  • Opportunity to enter promotional contests with prizes
  • Subscription to bi-monthly e-newsletter with opportunities to list events and services
  • Opportunity to list information on online arts directory, currently in the process of being developed
  • Member-only participation in art shows

Fee Structure

  • $15 /yr. Membership for Seniors & Students
  • $30 /yr. Membership for Individuals
  • $50 /yr. Membership for Non-Profit Groups
  • $150/yr. for a Corporate Membership


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