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Membership

Individual Membership

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.

Note that regardless of membership tier, session presenters for CAA 2022 may register at a special rate for the Annual Conference.

Questions? Contact Member Services at 212-691-1051, ext. 1.

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Membership Categories and Benefits

Tier One Membership: $170 annually/$330 two year

Prior to October 2021, our membership structure was designed with Annual Conference registration discounts as a primary benefit. The COVID-19 pandemic and CAA’s current strategic repositioning have impacted our ability to continue to offer such a benefit amid a reconfiguration of our conference format.

We have adjusted the rate of Tier One membership to accommodate this change as we work to create a new membership model that is based on providing value through a new suite of benefits.

Tier One Benefits

CAA’s Annual Conference Member registration rate
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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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
Publisher Discounts

When purchased from the publisher’s website:

Additional Discounts
  • Up to 25% discounts on Avis car rentals (Learn More) (see below)
  • Discounts and credits on Zipcar membership (Learn More) (see below)
  • 25% off Wix’s yearly combo premium package (Learn More) (see below)
  • 20% off MOO products (Learn More) (see below)
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
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)

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Tier Two Membership: $140 annually/$275 two year

Tier Two Benefits

CAA’s Annual Conference Member registration rate
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
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

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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 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.

Tier Three Benefits

CAA’s Annual Conference Member registration rate
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
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

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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

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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

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Life Membership

To inquire about lifetime membership, please email dkemper@collegeart.org.