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Become a Member

ARCCO is an arts service organization established to promote the growth and development of artist directed organizations engaged in contemporary cultural practice, located within the province of Ontario, Canada. Our core membership includes established artist-run centres that have historically received public support. We also aspire to serve the needs of other organizations and collectives, whether or not they are incorporated, engaged in artist-directed activity. This commitment is reflected in our varying membership categories.

ARCCO’s membership is constantly growing and currently includes of over 100 organizations including artist-run centres, media arts centres, artist-run collectives, arts service organizations and community non-profit art organizations. Members are located in over 30 municipalities in six regions of Ontario and one region of Quebec. This covers a span of 2,000 kilometers, two official languages and numerous diverse cultures.

How to Join
Membership is open to all organizations who are interested in becoming part of Ontario’s artist-run centre network and participating in our valuable services. Organizations wishing to become part of ARCCO should contact our Membership Coordinator for assistance prior to applying. Applicants should include information about the nature of their organization so that ARCCO may determine which level of membership is most appropriate for them.

Membership Coordinator:
Axl T. Ernst, Executive Assistant
axl.at.arcco(at)gmail(dot)com
519-672-7898

Once your organization has been approved for membership by our Board of Directors, your completed membership application and cheque made payable to ARCCO may be mailed to:

Attn: Membership Coordinator
c/o: Artist-Run Centres & Collectives of Ontario
P.O. Box 44026
431 Richmond Street
London, Ontario N6A 5R0

Membership Renewal
ARCCO memberships are renewed annually. The cost of renewal is based on ours records of your previous membership payment.
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Completed membership renewal forms and cheques made payable to ARCCO may be mailed to:

Attn: Membership Coordinator
c/o: Artist-Run Centres & Collectives of Ontario
P.O. Box 44026
431 Richmond Street
London, Ontario N6A 5R0

If you would like to make any changes to your membership, please contact the Membership Coordinator.

Membership Coordinator:
Axl T. Ernst, Executive Assistant
axl.at.arcco(at)gmail(dot)com
519-672-7898

Please note: Organizations that are participating in the ARCCO / Halpenny Insurance Program are required to renew their membership with ARCCO prior to renewing their insurance in January.

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