Individual Membership

Members are the foundation of the Art Colony; you keep the mission thriving while receiving unique benefits. The Art Colony offers many advantages to members, including discounts, studio access, and exclusive invitations. You can choose to contribute monthly or annually.

Membership Benefits:

Be in the Know

  • Receive the monthly E-Newsletter chock-full with need-to-know info like Calls for Artists, upcoming activities, classes, events, and more.
  • Receive both class catalogs – Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter by mail.
  • Receive exclusive invitations to events, exhibits and programs.

Studio Access 

  • Rent the Art Colony’s professional art studios.
  • Members have free use of the in-house Art Colony library.

Sales Opportunities

  • Exhibit in the Annual Member Show & Sale.
  • Receive notifications of other art sale opportunities like the Grand Marais Arts Festival, group shows, and more.


  • Participate in an historic arts tradition and shape its future.

Tuition Discount

  • Discount on private group programming.
  • Reduced rate for select classes and symposiums such as the North Shore Readers & Writers Festival.
  • Free or reduced rates on Professional Practice workshops and sessions.