Membership

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Membership

Membership is available to all community groups/organizations, educational facilities, businesses, charities, artists, patrons and interested individuals who satisfy the following criteria:

  1. Promote arts or culture. Arts include visual arts and crafts, performing arts and literary arts. Culture is an ambiguous term but ARIEL considers groups who promote and celebrate any of the following:
    • The totality of socially transmitted interests, arts, beliefs, institutions, and all other products of human work and thought.
    • Intellectual and artistic activity and the works produced by it.
  2. Live or operate in the Elliot Lake area
  3. Do not promote hatred or discrimination against any person or organization. 

 There are three categories of ARIEL membership. To see the benefits of membership, please click on a membership type (to follow):

  1. Affiliate Arts Group/Organization
  2. Individual Artist 
  3. Student

 

Affiliate Arts Group/Organization

Annual Fee: $25.00

Definition: a group, club, association, guild, educational facilities etc. that supports the objectives of ARIEL and pays membership dues.

  • Member profile on www.arielgroup.ca
  • Discounts on some performance venues
  • Link to organization website
  • On-line calendar of arts and cultural events
  • Artist/Gallery directory and referral service
  • E-mail subscription to electronic bulletins
  • Monthly email Newsletter
  • Networking with other artists and arts supporters
  • Arts advocacy with government, businesses, and community groups
  • Workshops/information sessions
  • Forums/Symposiums
  • Community arts projects
  • Invitations to attend special events and activities 
  • A voice in ARIEL as it continues to develop
  • Voting privileges at AGM
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Assistance finding grants
  • Opportunity to advertise on arielgroup.ca
  • Musicians' directory/gig's listing 

 

Individual

Annual Fee: $20.00

Definition: an individual artist or arts related business who supports the objectives of ARIEL and pays membership dues.

  • Member profile on www.arielgroup.ca
  • Link to personal/professional website
  • On-line calendar of arts and cultural events
  • Artist/Gallery directory and referral service
  • E-mail subscription to electronic bulletins
  • Monthly email Newsletter
  • Networking with other artists and arts supporters
  • Arts advocacy with government, businesses, and community groups
  • Workshops/information sessions
  • Forums/Symposiums
  • Community arts projects
  • Invitations to attend special events and activities
  • A voice in ARIEL as it continues to develop
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Committee and Board participation
  • Musician’s directory/gig’s listing
  • Opportunity to advertise on arielgroup.ca
  • Musicians' directory/gig's listing  

Student

Annual Fee: $5.00

Definition: a full-time student at a secondary or post-secondary college or university that supports the objectives of ARIEL and pays membership dues.

  • On-line calendar of arts and cultural events
  • E-mail subscription to electronic bulletins
  • Monthly email Newsletter
  • Networking with other artists and arts supporters
  • Arts advocacy with government, businesses, and community groups
  • Workshops/information sessions
  • Forums
  • Community arts projects
  • Invitations to attend special events and activities 
  • A voice in ARIEL as it continues to develop
  • Volunteer opportunities

(Students may upgrade to Individual artist status at the discretion of the membership committee)