Options for individual membership

A package of benefits for professional artists

  • Online community
    Grow your peer networks, with tools for blogging, collecting, conversing.
  • Professional development
    Inform your practice with resources including with guides, toolkits, contracts, research and archives. Plus member events and networking.
  • Jobs and opps
    Find and share paid work and professional development opportunities.
  • Representation through AIR
    Working to influence arts policy and improve conditions for artists.
  • Insurance
    Membership includes £5m Public and Products Liability (PPL) insurance and access to specialist insurance packages for artists. More on insurance

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A package of benefits for arts organisers

  • Online community
    Grow your networks, with tools for blogging, collecting, conversing.
  • Research
    All the latest sectoral research, advocacy and policy documents.
  • Professional development
    Inform your practice with resources including guides, toolkits, contracts, research and archives. Plus member events and networking.
  • Jobs and opps
    Find and share paid work and professional development opportunities.
  • Insurance
    Access to a unique, competitively-priced Creative freelance insurance that covers the varied nature of freelance work in the visual arts giving £1m professional indemnity and £5m Public and products liability cover. Only available to a-n Arts organiser members. More on insurance

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Perfect for artists who also need access to the unique Creative freelance insurance. Combining Artist and Arts organiser memberships giving you both sets of benefits including:

  • Public and Products Liability insurance for Artists
    Membership includes £5m Public and Products Liability (PPL) insurance and access to specialist insurance packages for artists. More on insurance
  • Professional indemnity insurance for Arts organisers
    Access to a unique, competitively-priced Creative freelance insurance that covers the varied nature of freelance work in the visual arts giving £1m Professional indemnity and £5m Public and products liability cover. More on insurance
  • Other benefits
    Online community, resources, professional development, representation through AIR and research.

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For undergraduate students

  • Online community
    Connect with other students, artists and arts organisers, with tools for blogging, collecting, conversing.
  • Resources
    Plentiful early career advice and professional guides, profiles, contracts, research, toolkits, plus archives.
  • Jobs and opps
    Full access to listings to learn about the environment for work and find opportunities.
  • Events
    Invites to artists’ events for networking and professional development.

Membership is free to undergraduate students at universities with a JISC license agreement. Check here for a full list of current JISC university licence holders.

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Options for group membership

For groups of professional artists this package offers all the benefits of individual Artist membership with a discount for buying 10 or more. Ideal for studio groups and artists’ collectives.

  • Online community
    Grow your peer networks, with tools for blogging, collecting, conversing.
  • Professional development
    Inform your practice, with resources including guides, toolkits, contracts, research and archives. Plus member events and networking.
  • Jobs and opps
    Find and share paid work and professional development opportunities.
  • Representation through AIR
    Working to influence arts policy and improve conditions for artists.
  • Insurance
    Membership includes £5m Public and Products Liability (PPL) insurance and access to specialist insurance packages for artists. More on insurance

Prices from £33 per member for groups of 10 or more, with larger discounts for bigger groups. Further details [email protected]

Supporting the work of your organisation, this package enables you to stay connected to the UK’s largest artist membership, offering individual named access for staff to member only areas.

  • Online community
    Promote your events and paid work opportunities to a wide network of visual arts professionals (subject to our guidelines). Engage with the online community through blogging, collecting, conversing.
  • Special rate
    Take advantage of 20% discount off opportunities listings and online advertising.
  • Research
    All the latest sectoral research, advocacy and policy documents.
  • Best practice
    Make use of resources including guides, toolkits, contracts, research and archives. Plus member events and networking.

Prices from £170, which includes access for 5 users. Further details [email protected]

For universities and colleges wanting access through their IP address ranges or Shibboleth, special arrangements through JISC provide student and staff access. Benefits include:

  • Free student membership
    Your undergraduate students will be eligibile for free student membership providing access to our online community allowing them to blog, network and find work.
  • Research
    All the latest sectoral research, advocacy and policy documents.
  • Learning and teaching resources
    Practical resources, comprehensive archive, learning material, guides, profiles and toolkits.
  • Events
    Discounted professional development talks and seminars.

Users can view all member areas with the exception of current jobs and opps listings which need individual membership.

Further information Prices from £250. Further information from the JISC Collections website: JISC Collections

Day pass option

Try out a-n for a day

  • 24 hour access
    For short-term research or allowing you to sample content
  • Dip into the online community
    See how you can connect with artists, arts organisers and students, with tools for blogging, collecting, conversing
  • Resources
    Use guides, contracts, toolkits plus archives, access the latest sectoral research, advocacy and policy documents
  • Take a membership
    Within 30 days of accessing a Day Pass you can redeem the cost off annual membership

Day pass users can view all member areas but can’t post content.

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