Whether it’s finding work and collaborators, gaining professional development, supporting campaigns to improve the profession or making contact with a large community of artists and other arts organisers – 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, promote your projects or take out our Creative Freelance Insurance.

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.


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

Legal and tax helpline – obtain legal and tax advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on a variety of issues including contract disputes, debt recovery and self-assessment.

Online community – grow your peer 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 Policy that covers the varied nature of freelance work in the visual arts giving £1m Professional indemnity and £5m Public and products liability cover for £114.96 annually. Only available to a-n Arts organiser members.

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.

My Account

About Creative Freelance Insurance

As an Arts Organiser member of a-n, you have access to insurance developed with Hencilla Canworth specifically for freelancers working in arts consultancy, curating, commissioning, project management and research. Comparable packages cost between £250 and £350.

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Regular 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

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.

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 [email protected]