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Why YYZ?

YYZ is a non-profit organization that provides leading Canadian and international artists with space and support to take risks and create freely. By becoming a member you play an essential role in maintaining YYZ’s important programme of progressive, contemporary art exhibitions and critical publications.

As a YYZMEMBER you will enjoy special benefits along with others who share an interest in contemporary art. You will receive invitations to unique events and openings, including members-only meet+greet opportunities with exhibiting artists, and take advantage of major discounts on all YYZBOOKS. And more importantly, you become part of a strong network made up of like-minded individuals and organizations within the local arts community.

YYZMEMBER Benefits

Artist/Student $20 ORDER ONLINE
PRIMARY BENEFITS:
  • 25% off YYZBOOKS
  • Free admission and shop discounts to most other public art galleries in Ontario (OAAG)
  • Member discounts at YYZ events
  • Invitations to special events and members-only meet+greet opportunities with exhibiting artists
  • Discounts at local businesses
  • Recognition of your support on the website and in the YYZLOUNGE
  • Discounted professional development sessions with leading arts professionals
Individual $35 ORDER ONLINE
Receive all of PRIMARY BENEFITS listed above plus:
  • 35% off YYZBOOKS
Dual/Family $50 ORDER ONLINE
Receive all PRIMARY BENEFITS listed above plus:
  • Two YYZ membership cards
  • 35% off YYZBOOKS
  • Benefits extended for up to five children ages seventeen and under
  • One copy of YYZ’s yearly compilation of commissioned exhibition essays
Contributor $150 ORDER ONLINE
Receive all PRIMARY BENEFITS listed above plus:
  • Two YYZ membership cards
  • 50% off YYZBOOKS
  • Two YYZ t-shirts designed by a featured artist
  • Two copies of YYZ’s yearly compilation of commissioned exhibition essays
  • A charitable tax receipt for the maximum allowed by Canada Revenue Agency
  • One YYZMULTIPLE by a featured artist
  • Admission to over 500 institutions through the North American Reciprocal Museum Network (NARM), including Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo), the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and hundreds more!
Supporter $250 ORDER ONLINE
Receive all PRIMARY BENEFITS listed above plus:
  • Two YYZ membership cards
  • 60% off YYZBOOKS
  • Gift Individual Membership for a friend
  • Private tours of exhibitions
  • Exclusive studio visits with our YYreZidency artists
  • Two YYZMULTIPLES by a featured artist
  • Two YYZ t-shirts designed by a featured artist
  • Two copies of YYZ’s yearly compilation of commissioned exhibition essays
  • A charitable tax receipt for the maximum allowed by Canada Revenue Agency
  • Admission to over 500 institutions through the North American Reciprocal Museum Network (NARM), including Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo), the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and hundreds more!

2012/2013 Membership Discounts at Local Businesses

DeSerres
  • YYZMEMBERS will receive a 15% off coupon for all regular priced items.
Toronto Image Works
  • YYZMEMBERS will receive a 10% discount on all products and services with the exclusion of bulk printing.
C Magazine
  • YYZMEMBERS will receive a 50% discount on all subscription orders. Subscription orders can be made by mail, fax, or email.
  • YYZMEMBERS at the Contributor or Supporter Levels are given an optional one-year free subscription to C Magazine.

Sponsorship

You can also sponsor one of our multiple programming initiatives. A charitable tax receipt for the full value of your sponsorship will be issued, and your support will be recognized on the website, in the YYZLOUNGE, and on the programming materials associated with the chosen project.
$100 helps cover the production costs of artists’ multiples
$250 assists YYZUNLIMITED programming
$500 supports YYZBOOKS publishing
$1000 sponsors programming the Y and Z gallery spaces

 

YYZ gratefully acknowledges the support from the following organizations: