Membership Levels

Associate & Access Membership Levels

As a member, you will experience exhibitions from regional and national artists, the best in independent film, public and educational programs in all types of visual media for all levels and all ages, and handmade art at the PCA shop.

Associate Membership comes with a variety of discounts and benefits, while Access Membership provides artists with resources, equipment, and facilities for practicing their art.
 

Associate Individual Membership

Associate Membership Benefits:

  • A $25 discount on classes and camps at Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
  • 10% discount on all purchases in the PCA Shop
  • Discounts on tickets at all Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Theaters
  • Free admission to the galleries at Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
  • Invitations to openings & events, and advance notice of sales, workshops & programs
  • 10% off purchases at Artist & Craftsman Supply in Squirrel Hill
  • 20% off purchases at Top Notch Art Supply in Oakland
  • 15% discount at the Miller Gallery Store
  • Reciprocal member benefits at the Pittsburgh Glass Center
MEMBERSHIP FEE

Individual Membership Fee: $60 (Associate benefits for one adult)

*Guild members receive a $15 discount on Membership Fees.

Associate Family Membership

Associate Membership Benefits:

  • A $25 discount on classes and camps at Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
  • 10% discount on all purchases in the PCA Shop
  • Discounts on tickets at all Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Theaters
  • Free admission to the galleries at Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
  • Invitations to openings & events, and advance notice of sales, workshops & programs
  • 10% off purchases at Artist & Craftsman Supply in Squirrel Hill
  • 20% off purchases at Top Notch Art Supply in Oakland
  • 15% discount at the Miller Gallery Store
  • Reciprocal member benefits at the Pittsburgh Glass Center
MEMBERSHIP FEE

Family Membership Fee: $90 (Associate benefits for two adults and all children under 18)

*Guild members receive a $15 discount on Membership Fees.

New Access Membership

New Access Members must first complete an access application and for equipment/facility access must complete an in-person demonstration (test-out). Purchasing a membership online does not permit access to our equipment or facilities.

Access Membership Benefits:

  • All Associate Member benefits
  • Pay-as-you-go access to PF/PCA equipment/facilities (Access is permitted if space is available and only after applicants have successfully demonstrated the ability to operate the equipment with an in-person demonstration)
  • Artist Services (portfolio reviews, networking opportunities, conduit program)
  • Free Associate Membership to Fractured Atlas, an arts service organization providing a wide range of resources and support
  • Invitation to quarterly member meetings
  • The opportunity to become a voting member and participate in the governance of PF/PCA
MEMBERSHIP FEE

Individual Membership Fee: $75 (Access benefits for 1 adult)
Family Access Membership Fee: $150 (Access benefits for 2 adults + Associate benefits for all children under 18)

ADD A PACKAGE or PASS

12-month access package to use equipment on a rent-free basis*:
Ceramics Package: $600
Printmaking Package: $300
Digital Package: $300
Video Package: $300
Film Package: $300
Photo Package: $300
Motion Picture Fundamentals Package: $300
*purchase of a package includes the added benefit of a course materials fee waiver for a class at Filmmakers each semester

30-visit access pass for in-house facility usage:
Photo Pass: $150
Digital Pass: $150

 

 

In order to gain access and use our equipment/facilities, you are required to complete a membership application and demonstrate your ability to operate the equipment you wish to have access to with an in-person demonstration.

Video, Photo, Film, Digital
Please contact our equipment office at 412-681-9500 to schedule an in-person demonstration (test out) for Access at Pittsburgh Filmmakers.

Printmaking
Please contact our Printmaking studio coordinator, Conor McGrann at 412-361-0455 or email conor@pittsburgharts.org to schedule an in-person demonstration (test out) for Access to the Printmaking studio.

Ceramics
Please contact our Ceramics studio coordinator, Kyle House at 412-361-0455 or email kyle@pittsburgharts.org to schedule an in-person demonstration (test out) for Access to the Ceramics studio.

Renewal Access Individual Membership

Access Membership Benefits:

  • All Associate Member benefits
  • Pay-as-you-go access to PF/PCA equipment/facilities (Access is permitted if space is available and only after applicants have successfully demonstrated the ability to operate the equipment with an in-person demonstration)
  • Artist Services (portfolio reviews, networking opportunities, conduit program)
  • Free Associate Membership to Fractured Atlas, an arts service organization providing a wide range of resources and support
  • Invitation to quarterly member meetings
  • The opportunity to become a voting member and participate in the governance of PF/PCA
MEMBERSHIP FEE

Individual Membership Fee: $75 (Access benefits for 1 adult)

ADD A PACKAGE or PASS

12-month access package to use equipment on a rent-free basis*:
Ceramics Package: $600
Printmaking Package: $300
Digital Package: $300
Video Package: $300
Film Package: $300
Photo Package: $300
Motion Picture Fundamentals Package: $300
*purchase of a package includes the added benefit of a course materials fee waiver for a class at Filmmakers each semester

30-visit access pass for in-house facility usage:
Photo Pass: $150
Digital Pass: $150

*Packages and Passes may only be purchased from our offices directly in person or by phone.

Contact: 412-681-5449 x246 or email membership@pittsburgharts.org

Renewal Access Family Membership

Access Family Membership Benefits:

  • All Associate Member benefits for two adults and all children under 18
  • Pay-as-you-go access to PF/PCA equipment/facilities for two adult family members (Access is permitted if space is available and only after applicants have successfully demonstrated the ability to operate the equipment with an in-person demonstration)
  • Artist Services (portfolio reviews, networking opportunities, conduit program)
  • Free Associate Membership to Fractured Atlas, an arts service organization providing a wide range of resources and support
  • Invitation to quarterly member meetings
  • The opportunity to become a voting members and participate in the governance of PF/PCA
MEMBERSHIP FEE

Family Access Membership Fee: $150 (Access benefits for 2 adults + Associate benefits for all children under 18)

ADD A PACKAGE or PASS

12-month access package to use equipment on a rent-free basis*:
Ceramics Package: $600
Printmaking Package: $300
Digital Package: $300
Video Package: $300
Film Package: $300
Photo Package: $300
Motion Picture Fundamentals Package: $300
*purchase of a package includes the added benefit of a course materials fee waiver for a class at Filmmakers each semester

30-visit access pass for in-house facility usage:
Photo Pass: $150
Digital Pass: $150

*Packages and Passes may only be purchased from our offices directly in person or by phone.

Contact: 412-681-5449 x246 or email membership@pittsburgharts.org