Become a Member
If you share a vision of a vibrant community that actively engages people of all ages in stimulating creative, intellectual and social activities, become a Friend of the MacLaren!
- You’ll be in touch with everything that is going on at the MacLaren with news of upcoming exhibitions, events and programmes.
- You’ll save on art classes and camps, gifts from the Gallery Shop and Framing Services.
- You can participate in Friends of the MacLaren programmes at no charge.
- You’ll receive advance invitations to special artist talks, curator tours and exhibition previews.
- You’ll gain complimentary admission to reciprocating public art galleries in Ontario
To join, add the Membership level that suits you best to the shopping cart below. Or if you prefer, complete the form in the attached brochure (bottom of page) and drop it off at the MacLaren or send by mail to the MacLaren at 37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie ON L4M 3M2.
Individual – $50
- Subscription to MacLaren e-newsletter and seasonal brochure
- Invitations to MacLaren receptions and events
- Free admission to MacLaren talks and tours and Friends of the MacLaren events
- Invitation to a Special Open House for Friends of the MacLaren
- Advance registration for MacLaren art classes
- 10% discount on MacLaren art classes at the Gallery
- 10% discount in the Gallery Shop and on Framing Services, plus an additional 10% off in the Shop during the annual Holiday Sale
- Complimentary admission to reciprocating public art galleries in Ontario
- Invitation to preview of the Off the Hook Silent Art Auction
Artist/Student/Senior – $30
Benefits include all those granted to Individual Members, above.
Family – $65
Benefits include all those granted to Artist/Student/Senior Members (above), plus:
- Two Friends of the MacLaren cards
- Free admission to Family Sunday workshops
Contributing – $125-$249
Benefits include all those granted to Family Members (above), plus:
- Recognition in the Annual Report as a Friend of the MacLaren
- Tax receipt for the value of the charitable donation above $65
Supporting – $250-$499
Benefits include all those granted to Contributing Members (above), plus:
- Invitation for two to attend a private preview of the Off the Hook Silent Art Auction
- Complimentary copies of all MacLaren catalogues
- Recognition on the Annual Donor Wall
Sustaining – $500-$999
Benefits include all those granted to Supporting Members (above), plus:
- Invitation (two adults and up to 4 children) to the Annual Holiday Party
- Invitation for two to attend an exclusive dinner with the artists and contributors
- Tax receipt for the total amount of your contribution
A copy of the Friend of the MacLaren brochure (and form) is available for download below.