Joining CAA connects you to the largest community of individuals and organizations working together and advocating to advance research, practice, and the impact of the visual arts.
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Membership Categories and Benefits
Tier One Membership: $210 annually/$410 two year
Designed for members who want the full suite of CAA benefits and plan to attend CAA’s Annual Conference with a 55% discount on early Annual Conference registration.
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Tier One Benefits
|CAA’s Annual Conference||55% discount off the nonmember rate on early Annual Conference registration|
|Print Journal Subscription||Annual subscription to The Art Bulletin (the preeminent journal for art historians) or Art Journal (the publication of contemporary art and ideas)|
|Digital Journal Access||Digital access to both of CAA’s renowned publications, The Art Bulletin and Art Journal, including back issues|
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*Discounts not available during CAA Annual Conference
CAA members can take advantage of two discounted Adobe programs. Adobe Creative Cloud includes the full suite of Adobe programs to give you every tool in your design toolbox.
Adobe Acrobat Pro gives you complete flexibility with PDF documents, from editing to e-signatures and more.
|Legal Services||Reduced-rate legal services from the DC-based law firm of Whiteford, Taylor, and Preston|
|Fair Use Insurance||C & S Int’l Insurance Brokers Inc. will issue an Errors and Omissions insurance policy to protect you and your publisher on matters of fair use|
|CAA Commons||Access to CAA Commons, a digital hub with discussion communities, resource libraries, and the ability to connect with other members and collaborate|
|Additional Journal Subscriptions||Complimentary online access to the following journals in the Taylor & Francis collection: Word and Image; Design and Culture; and Public Art Dialogue|
|Partner Association Discounts|
Association for Art History
Join the Association for Art History, the UK subject association for those involved with art history and visual culture, at a 20% discount on membership.(Learn More) (see below)
|Partner Publication Discounts||
When purchased from the publisher’s website:
|New York City Office||Book an office space at CAA’s home office. Available to out-of-town members only.|
|Access to CAA's Online Career Center||CAA’s Online Career Center helps members to find jobs in arts-related fields. Members can search the latest employment listings, apply for jobs online, post CVs, request email alerts, and more|
|Member News||Members of CAA receive recognition of their professional achievements in Member News pages on the CAA website. These bimonthly articles highlight members’ solo exhibitions, published books, recently received grants and fellowships, and more|
|Governance||Members can nominate and vote for candidates for the Board of Directors and serve on the Board of Directors and CAA committees|
|ACLS Humanities E-Book Access||Optional access to an online, cross-searchable database of over 4,300 monographs in the humanities, including many CAA monographs (Learn More) (see below)|
Tier Two Membership: $140 annually/$275 two year
Designed for members who want the full suite of CAA benefits, but for whom the Annual Conference is not a priority.
Tier Two members receive all the benefits of a Tier One membership, but with the following difference:
|CAA's Annual Conference||20% discount off the nonmember rate on early Annual Conference registration|
Tier Three Membership: $90 annually/$175 two year
Tier Three Student Membership: $60 annually/$115 two year
Tier Three levels are designed for independent artists, students, designers, scholars, art historians, part-time faculty, retired, and others working independently, without full-time employment.
Tier Three levels have the same benefits of Tier One membership, including a 55% discount on early Annual Conference registration.
The exception is Tier Three Student members do not receive print publications as a member benefit. Tier Three Student members have access to both Art Journal and The Art Bulletin through the CAA Taylor & Francis online portal.
Sustaining Membership: $300 annually/$585 two year
Tax deductible in the amount of $90 (one year)/$180 (two year)
Sustaining members receive all the benefits of a Tier One membership, plus:
|Both Print Journals||Sustaining members receive an annual subscription to both The Art Bulletin and Art Journal|
|Acknowledgement||Sustaining members are acknowledged for their contributions on the CAA website|
Patron Membership: $600 annually/$1,170 two year
Tax deductible in the amount of $390 (one year)/$780 (two year)
Patron members receive all the benefits of a Sustaining membership, plus:
|VIP Events||Invitations to exclusive events|
Life Membership: $5,000
Tax deductible in the amount of $4,790
A Life membership is a life-long membership for a one-time fee, and it includes all the benefits of a Patron Membership, plus:
|Free JPASS||Individual access to more than 1,500 journals in JSTOR|