Whether it’s finding a job, gaining professional development, campaigning to improve your profession or making contact with like-minded folk you’re after – the choice is yours about how much you want to engage.

Take a look at our fast-paced news for an alternative insight into the visual arts, delve into our resources or make use of our bespoke insurances.

The best way to get to know us is to use the site, start a conversation, set up a blog, create a collection. It’s your site – see below for some tips on how to get started.

Membership

Here’s a brief overview of the benefits of your Artist membership:

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.

Representation through AIR – working to influence arts policy and improve conditions for artists.

Jobs and opps – find and share paid work and professional development opportunities.

Insurance – membership includes £5m Public and Products Liability (PPL) insurance and access to other specialist insurance.

Your account

Managing your account is easy and all in one place.

You can change your login or contact details, renew and access invoice receipts and manage email contact.

About PPL insurance

As an Artist member of a-n, you have AIR membership and if UK-based are covered by the Public and Products Liability (PPL) insurance policy taken out by a-n/AIR on behalf of its members.

The documents you need to demonstrate this cover are stored here:

My Account

Updates

Helping you get the most out of your membership:

We hand select material to send to you:

Monthly Digest with highlights of new content across the site

– weekly News Bulletin with news, comment and debate on the visual arts

You may also choose to subscribe to auto email alerts updating you on new material added to sections of our website: NewsReviews, Campaigns, Blogs, Resource, Jobs and opps, Collections, Conversations, Events and AIR. Sign up by using the e-alert widget in each section of the site – daily, weekly or monthly – frequency is chosen by you.

Click here to manage your preferences.

You can unsubscribe from all email contact here

Getting started

For a quick introduction to our site and ideas on how to use it:

Check out our User support section to access video guides on making the most of the site.

We are a small organisation and need to keep our overheads low to enable us to support artists. If you want to talk to us please call +44 (0)300 330 0706 from Monday to Friday 10am – 1pm and we will do our best to help. Alternatively email us membership@a-n.co.uk