Free Memberships

FREE - Artists and Creators

AGW is thrilled to offer complimentary artist memberships to professional artists, makers, and creatives. As a gallery, we don’t just want to show art - we want to make Windsor Essex a dynamic place where artists and creatives in the region can thrive. 

  • One admission per visit

  • Members-only opening weekends and events

  • Advance notice & discounted tickets for special events and programs

  • Grow your creativity and knowledge about art

  • Support our cultural community

  • Meet artists and other art enthusiasts

Guidelines for Eligibility:

Open to artists living and working in Windsor Essex only.

This is largely an honour-based system, however, we would still love to see your creative work via the web link you provide in the application. See below for examples of qualifying criteria.

Please give us an email address you check, as this is where we will send important membership communication.

Artists

  • Institutional recognition (ex. Membership in CARFAC, Arts Council of Windsor and Region)

  • Artist website with work made by you on it

  • Participation in a residency

  • Exhibited in an art show within the last 5 years

  • Art school email address/current transcript/proof of degree or program in: fine art, art history, architecture, design, music, creative writing or similar program.

Actors

  • Membership in actor’s union/guild

  • 3+ roles/auditions in last 5 years

Musicians

  • Played in 5 shows in the last 5 years

  • Released (or credited on) 5+ tracks in the last 5 years

  • Membership in union/guild

Writers

  • Published work w/in last 5 years (link to publication)

  • Recognition w/in literary world (review, prize, publication etc)

  • Membership in union/guild

Makers/Crafters

  • Etsy shop/blog coverage

  • A website with images of home studio + work

Dancers

  • Video of public performance

  • Inclusion in public performance

  • Position in a dance company

  • Membership in union/guild

If none of the above categories apply:

  • Send us a link to your personal website or Instagram feed or other means of showcasing your artistic work.

If you are interested in getting a Free Artist & Creator Membership, please send us an email with Free Artist & Creator Membership in the Subject Line. 

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FREE - Youth under 25

All visitors who are 25 and under are eligible for a free one-year membership.

  • One admission per visit

  • Members-only opening weekends and events

  • Advance notice & discounted tickets for special events and programs

  • Grow your creativity and knowledge about art

  • Support our cultural community

  • Meet artists and other art enthusiasts

If you are interested in getting a Free Youth Under 25 Membership, please send us an email with Free Youth Under 25 Membership in the Subject Line.