Membership

For more information, contact Lauren Beck, Operations Manager.

Lehigh Valley ARts Council Membership

Let’s Do It Together!-¬ Calderon Photo ARTS COUNT 2011 07

We are the region’s central voice for the arts. It’s our calling to promote arts awareness and advocate its value. Our vision is to ensure that everyone has access to a rich, diverse arts culture.  We accomplish this by bringing people together to find solutions that advance greater arts participation.

Whether you’re an artist, arts patron, business, or cultural organization, you and the arts community both benefit when you join the Lehigh Valley Arts Council! Membership is valid for a full year from the date of joining.


join or renew your membership
through the mail:

Download the Printable Membership Application form and mail (with payment) to: Lehigh Valley Arts Council, 840 Hamilton Street, Suite 201, Allentown, PA 18101.

Printable Membership Application

 

Online:

Use the Online Member Application form, complete all fields and submit. Your payment is processed using Paypal. Convenience fees apply.

If you experience any issues processing your payment through Paypal, please contact our office at 610-437-5915.

Online Member Application

Benefits of Membership

Individuals & Households

With a Lehigh Valley Arts Council membership card, take advantage of discounts to local services:

In addition, members receive:

  • Free subscriptions to our publications: Inside the Arts, Arts Advocate, and the Arts Calendar
  • Free subscription to Lehigh Valley Style magazine
  • Free ARTix Passport to the Arts, a buy one, get one ticket to twenty participating organizations in the Lehigh Valley
  • Invitation to annual Membership Receptions and numerous networking opportunities, including grant workshops and Arts Council activities
    • For Individual Members, receive one complimentary ticket to our Membership Reception & Arts Count Celebration
    • For Household Members, receive two complimentary tickets to our Membership Reception & Arts Count Celebration
  • Sign up to be listed in our Arts Directory as an individual artist or supporter of the arts
  • The opportunity for discounted advertising in our bi-monthly Arts Calendar
  • One full year of a FREE professional membership to Fractured Atlas (and half-off membership dues after the first year). Fractured Atlas is a nonprofit technology company that helps artists succeed as entrepreneurs. It builds and operates products, services, and systems that help artists and arts organizations.

Organizations

With a Nonprofit or Business Membership, enjoy all of the above plus:

  • Organizational listing for arts and cultural events, workshops and classes in the Arts Calendar for distributed throughout the Lehigh Valley in local hotels, bookstores, businesses, libraries, and art venues
  • Complimentary listing on the online Cultural Organizations Directory
  • Multiple ARTix Passport to the Arts, a buy one, get one ticket to twenty participating organizations, for staff and volunteers to enjoy arts experiences in the region
  • Invitation to annual Membership Receptions and numerous networking opportunities, including grant workshops and Arts Council activities
    • Receive two complimentary tickets to our Membership Reception & Arts Count Celebration for staff or volunteers
  • Rush Ticket services, an email campaign offering discounted admission to your event
  • Member discounts to run an organization ad or flyer insert in our Arts Calendar and Inside the Arts publications
  • Reduced advertising rates for Nonprofits in ICON & The Morning Call’s Guide to the Lively Arts
  • Cooperative Marketing opportunities, working together with other organizations to expand your marketing reach
  • The opportunity to be an Exhibitor in Young at Art, an expo of arts camps and schools, that assists parents in selecting the educational programs for their children.

ARTix Passport to the Arts

Your Membership Strengthens Arts Advocacy!

In appreciation, the Lehigh Valley Arts Council is pleased to present our members with this year’s ARTix Passport to the Arts, a buy one, get one free ticket to twenty arts and cultural venues in the Lehigh Valley through June 30, 2018. There’s something for everyone to enjoy—from symphonic to folk music, fine arts to vintage cars, Shakespeare to Broadway musicals—fun and entertainment for the entire family.

Become an arts advocate today! Introduce a friend, a family member, or a colleague to the whole world of extraordinary arts and entertainment locally produced. With passport in hand, you can start booking travel plans to attend the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre, Allentown Art Museum, Godfrey Daniels—and many more.

“Arts experiences build memories and nurture community through a shared experience. Oftentimes, they provide opportunity to get together and stay connected with our friends, neighbors, and family.”-Randall Forte, Executive Director

2017-18 Participating Organizations
ARTix can be used one time at each of the twenty participating organizations on a buy one, get one free basis. Please call the venue ahead of time for information regarding reservations and restrictions.