Become A Member

Representing a membership of over 140 members (80% artists, 20% arts administrators, educators, curators, art related participants), Gallery 101 fosters global connections and relevancy to our local and national Canadian experience. We work to assert the strength and impact of contemporary art and its roles in addressing and providing different perspectives about critical matters that affect our lives.

We are part of a broad artistic community formed by local, regional, national and international artists from diverse backgrounds and practices. Through this vast connection, we provide local artists a framework to contextualize their work in broader terms. Our programming also engages with aboriginal, francophone and diverse cultural communities from across Canada. We also extend services to conduct school tours, student internships and curatorial residencies. Overall, we provide an intimate and direct way to experience and engage in contemporary visual arts and its dialogues by focusing on social and cultural issues of importance. Gallery 101 raises the profile of local, regional and international artists by providing a platform for the development of their careers and professional recognition.

Annual Membership Rates:

  • Regular: $20
  • Students/Unemployed/Seniors: $15
  • Cohabitation membership: $40 for 2 people living at the same address (Both names will appear on one card)

Membership Benefits:

  • Exhibitions, Workshops, Roundtables, Artist talks, Performances, Openings, Off-site programming, Readings, Music events, Parties, Book and Web site launches
  • We also offer services and professional development opportunities to artists, curators, writers and critics. Commitment to artists and their work is our first priority. Annual submissions accepted April 15
  • 10 % discount on Gallery 101 publications
  • 10% discount on regular priced merchandise at Gwartzman’s Art Supplies Toronto (discounts cannot be combined with any other sale, special offers, custom orders, discontinued or specialty items)
  • Receive a free drink at openings (when applicable) and other special events with the presentation of your membership card
  • Gallery 101 mug
  • Emailed/Mailed invitations to openings and special programs and events
  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting


Card Conditions

  • Membership card is NON-TRANSFERABLE Expiry dates and renewals are the responsibility of the member
  • A $10 charge will be issued for the replacement of lost cards
  • Gallery 101 also accepts donations and will issue a tax receipt for amounts over $25
  • Gallery 101 is supported by its members and patrons, the City of Ottawa, Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts.
  • Registered Charity #11879 0658 RR0001.
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