Become a Member

A vibrant arts community is pivotal to the quality of life in Springfield and southwest Missouri. Your annual membership shows that you care about sustaining a creative community and keeps you apprised of the wonderful events, festivals, and performances in the area.

Join or renew today!

Here are the quick and easy steps:

  1. Review the categories of membership below and complete the online application form.
  2. After you click the form's "Join" button, select your membership category/level and submit payment using the PayPal cart.
  3. And done! Enjoy your awesome benefits throughout the year.

Membership categories

Patron

Family — $50
Individual — $35
Senior (65 and over) — $20
Active Military Family — $20
Student — $1 to $10

  • Membership decal to show you support the arts in Springfield and the region
  • Arts news via SRAC's quarterly newsletter, weekly e-blasts as well as social and mobile media sites including Twitter and Facebook
  • Access to The Creamery for meetings, workshops, seminars, etc.*
  • 10% discounts on classes, seminars, workshops and activities sponsored by SRAC
  • Exclusive member invitations and notices
  • Free admission** to Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street
  • Participation in Citizens Day (Jefferson City) to advocate for Cultural Trust and other state funding for the arts
  • Touch almost all in the area, igniting imaginations, offering inspiration, investing in the community

Artist

$25

  • Onsite studio membership signage
  • Arts news via SRAC's quarterly newsletter, weekly e-blasts as well as social and mobile media sites including Twitter and Facebook
  • Inclusion in digital SRAC Artist Registry/Portfolio
  • Portfolio is accessed by corporate businesses and other interested parties
  • Ability to submit your event, exhibition or award information for inclusion on the SRAC website and e-blast
  • Artist local/national exhibition opportunities
  • Submit work for SRAC Annual Members Show at The Creamery Arts Center
  • 10% discounts on classes, seminars, workshops and activities sponsored by SRAC
  • Artist resource information and contacts
  • Free admission to Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street
  • Exclusive member notices regarding call for artists, juried competitions and studio space
  • Access to The Creamery for meetings, workshops, seminars, etc.*
  • Member-only invitations to special events
  • Touch almost all in the area, igniting imaginations, offering inspiration, investing in the community

Non-Profit/Organization

4 or more employees — $200
1 or more employee — $100
Volunteer staff only — $50

  • Onsite membership signage
  • Access to The Creamery for meetings, workshops, seminars, etc.*
  • National, state and local representation
    • Including representation at Chamber of Commerce Business Expo and Non-profit Expo, Salute to Legislators, Legislative Breakfasts, Missouri Citizens for the Arts, Urban Districts Alliance as well as local committees including Good Community, Community Focus Report Card, Economic Impact Surveys, etc.
  • Joint Marketing Opportunities
    • Ability to submit your event info for a newsletter feature and inclusion on the SRAC website
    • Inclusion in the Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer printed and digital Community Arts Calendar
    • Inclusion in collaborative grant projects or initiatives
    • Inclusion of your events, auditions, call for artists in our weekly e-newsletters
    • Communication and your organization's brand awareness via our Quarterly Newsletter, weekly e-blasts as well as social and mobile media sites including Twitter and Facebook
    • SRAC website presence including a direct link to your organization's website and photos (13,000 page views each month)
  • Free Admission for staff and Board of Directors to Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street
  • Member-only invitations to special events
  • Touch almost all in the area, igniting imaginations, offering inspiration, investing in the community

Corporate

$500

  • Discount for employees at SRAC-sponsored seminars, workshops and events
  • Free admission for up to 30 employees to Artsfest on Historic Walnut Street
  • Quarterly newsletter and weekly e-blasts of upcoming cultural events, news and programs with your business logo included
  • A beautifully designed membership merchandising kit, including signage to show you support SRAC
  • Discount on performing arts for your employees on your site
  • Access to The Creamery meeting facilities for retreats, workshops and special exhibits
  • Communication and brand awareness via Twitter, Facebook and other social media of arts- and community-related news and events
  • Prominent listing on the SRAC website
  • Brand awareness at arts events with your business name and logo
  • The knowledge that your company is lifting the economy and improving the quality of life throughout our region
  • Generate economic benefits through the arts community
  • Sponsor 20 children's memberships in your company's name
  • Help support five primary arts organizations that reside at the Creamery as well as more than 30 other member organizations
  • Touch almost all in the area, igniting imaginations, offering inspiration, investing in the community

 

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