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Vermont Arts Council Membership

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You value the arts. Your annual membership helps to support art activities—from participation to advocacy—throughout the state of Vermont. For example:

$50 covers the cost of resource materials for one artist attending Breaking Into Business, a two-day workshop that teaches business skills

$100 sets the stage for an outstanding Vermont artist to be recognized in his or her own community

$250 transports a busload of students from the Northeast Kingdom to the Flynn for a top-flight stage performance

$500 places a professional teaching artist in residence in a classroom for two days to help unlock the mystery and mastery of geometry

$1,000 builds community and brings an evocative work of art to a Vermont downtown

$3,000 grants a Vermont artist time and space to create new work

Member Categories*

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  • Creator $3,000
  • Community Builder $1,000-2,999
  • Supporter $500-999
  • Facilitator $100-499
  • Convener $50-99
  • Friend of the Arts up to $49

*Members contributing $50 or higher receive the Arts Council's annual report, advance notice of the annual meeting and award events, and discounted fees for the Arts Summit. Members at $50 or higher may also may vote in board elections and on by-laws changes.

Photo of a parade at nightAll contributions are tax-deductible and will be acknowledged in the annual report.

Join Today

Make a single contribution or set up monthly installments. Use this secure online form in Acceptiva or mail this printable form.

Other Giving Options

Planned Giving

Planned gifts support the arts for years to come. Trusts, will provisions, retirement plan designations, and insurance policies in which the Council is named as beneficiary can all be considered. You can even arrange a deferred gift and still enjoy income from your assets. Council staff, drawing on resources made available by the Vermont Community Foundation, would be happy to work with you and your financial or estate-planning advisors to determine the gift best suited to your needs, desires, and goals.

Gift Membership

Give the Gift of the Arts! Purchase a membership for a friend or loved one, who will receive a beautiful artist-designed card acknowledging your gift. Use this secure online form in Acceptiva.

Double Your Contribution

Some companies will double or triple your contribution to the Vermont Arts Council, even if you are a retired employee. To apply for a match of your donation to the Arts Council, contact your employer's human resources office.


Questions? Contact Communications and Outreach Manager Kira Bacon at 802.828.5422 or by email to

Vermont Arts Council, 136 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05633