June Membership Drive

We would love for you to enjoy the benefits of Durham Art Guild membership if you aren’t already connected. For some extra encouragement we’re running a membership special June 19 – June 26. Your membership will help us continue to fulfill our mission while providing you with exclusive opportunities to be seen, get connected, and learn creatively.

$10 off all membership levels June 19 – June 26, 2018.

Visit our MEMBERS TAB for more info on our various membership options. The discount is taken at check-out if you join or renew online.

Anyone who joins or renews during this drive will also be entered in a drawing to win a free one-year membership extension or a book on creative business!

Below are some noteworthy updates and opportunities you might want to take advantage of as a DAG member in the coming weeks and months.

  • ART@WORK PROGRAM
    Your work could be featured in smaller venues and local businesses through DAG’s Art@Work Program. New partnerships are underway and we have strengthened the monetary benefit for artists in these arrangements through purchase projects (100% commission) and leasing projects (% of art value displayed). Submit work examples today for the Art@Work Artist Databaseso our new partners can see and select from your work.
  • 2 CURRENT CALLS FOR ART WITH $ STIPENDS $
    Apply for exhibitions in our community partnership venues for 2018-2019. 6-month exhibits and generous stipends for selected artists. More info here.
  • 64TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION
    This annual exhibition call for art will go live this summer. Members receive $10 off the submission fee. This is our largest and most competitive exhibit of the year. Don’t miss the announcement for this opportunity and who this year’s guest juror will be.
  • DAG APP MEMBER PROFILE
    DAG has been phasing in our very own app through a partnership with Auger Labs. We have the ability to list Guild artist members in our app, free to you if you choose, with a mini profile, work examples and links to websites. This is exciting technology that allows DAG to have narrative tours of our featured exhibitions and so much more. We will contact members in July with simple instructions for a profile listing. You can download the app for free with instructions here.
  • APPLY FOR SOLO SHOWS
    Be a part of SunTrust Gallery and Room 100 Gallery, solo and group exhibition opportunities exclusive to members of DAG. The call for solo and group show proposals for 2019 will be sent out early this fall.
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    The DAG Member Services Committee is continuing programming for “The WORK of Art” series which explores a variety of important topics centered around the business of being an artist free or discounted for members.
  • MEMBERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP FUND CONTINUES
    This fund provides memberships throughout the year for those who face financial challenges but still want to be actively involved at DAG. If you would like to contribute to this fund you can join or renew at the $100 Supporter Membership level. If you are seeking a scholarship or know someone who could utilize a scholarship, please complete or share the Membership Scholarship Interest Form. There are also scholarship options for all fee-based opportunities at DAG.
  • NEW WEBSITE
    DAG just launched this updated website this week that better showcases our organization and mission with much more flexibility and ability to highlight our programs, exhibits, and other info. More additions and adjustments coming soon.

    Visit our MEMBERS TAB for more info on our various membership options. The discount is taken at check-out if you join or renew online.