Photo courtesy of ICA. Photo by Mel Taing.

Why Be A Member

ArtsBoston provides its members with programs, workshops, and networking opportunities to enhance visibility, increase revenue, build capacity, and make connections sector-wide for professional development.

ArtsBoston membership is open to arts, cultural, and entertainment organizations of all budget sizes, both nonprofit and commercial. Our work focuses on the Greater Boston area, with the ability to do special promotional work for organizations throughout New England.

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Member Benefits

Visibility & Exposure Capacity Building Networking & Community
Featured placement on the online ArtsBoston Calendar (148K page views per month) Quarterly Member Workshops on Audience Development and Marketing, including guest speakers, best practices, industry trends, and more. Member Salons: peer-to-peer convenings to share best practices
Acquire new audiences with the BosTix Ticketing Program, including access to your buyers’ contact information. Member Workshops and panel discussions on issues of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Arts Opportunity for eligible staff to participate in the Network for Arts Administrators of Color
Inclusion in ArtsBoston Email Marketing campaigns via BosTix: 56K+ subscribers, sent up to 4x per week Discounted access to the ArtsBoston Audience Initiative, the leading tool for analyzing audiences and cultural participation Ability to connect directly with other Member organizations
Social media promotion through ArtsBoston’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (32K+, 16K+, 5K+ followers respectively) Subscription to ArtsBoston’s Member monthly newsletter featuring news, upcoming events, and promotional opportunities Opportunities to offer and receive complimentary tickets to fellow member organizations’ performances (100+ performances shared each year)
Inclusion in ArtsBoston’s marketing promotions such as Mayor’s Holiday Special Access to expertise of ArtsBoston leadership and staff
Up to 50% off rates for digital and email advertising plus premium outdoor advertising at BosTix Booths in Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Copley Square
Reduced member rates for advertising with major local media outlets (Boston Globe, Metro, and more)

Member Rates

Now accepting applications for next season!

ArtsBoston Membership provides access to our full range of member benefits throughout the entire membership season (September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2021). Membership dues are on a sliding scale based on your organization’s budget size and tax status.

Annual Operating Expenses Nonprofit Commercial
Under $50,000 $215.00 $335.00
$50,000 – $100,000 $320.00 $450.00
$100,001 – $500,000 $590.00 $950.00
$500,001 – $1,000,000 $925.00 $1,450.00
$1,000,001 – $5,000,000 $1,395.00 $1,885.00
$5,000,001 + $1,875.00 $2,225.00

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