Photo by Carlie Febo. From "Houseparty" by Adobo-Fish-Sauce, 2019.

Become a member

Membership at Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) is one of the most important sources of connection for BCA. Membership invests directly into artist residencies, exhibitions, performances, artist professional development, and public programs.

Whether you’re a working artist, a student or recent grad, a long-time BCA supporter, new to Boston or discovering totally new arts experiences; together, we are making a critical impact on the cultural ecosystem in Boston and combining a rich mix of unique perspectives and experiences. We look forward to seeing you online and on campus this year!

Membership Levels*

At each level,

Our members are a vital part of the community that keeps Boston arts thriving. All members enjoy opportunities to engage with BCA programs and initiatives:

  • Tours, conversations, and performances with BCA artists, curators, and community members that give you a unique and comprehensive view into the creative process; on campus, virtually, and throughout the city. Get a taste for member events here!
  • Invitations to join Host and Advisory Committees, and other volunteer opportunities;
  • Recognition on our website and Annual Report;
  • Discounted tickets and early-access for BCA-produced events and performances.

Making a contribution that is personally significant to you, volunteering your time, and showing up to support artists and performances are all different and important ways you can help Boston arts thrive.

Individual Supporter

Suggested Starting Membership:
$50/yr or $5/mo

Dual Supporter

Suggested for 2 People in the Same Household:
$75/yr or $7.50/mo

Friend of the Arts

$150/yr or $15/mo

Arts Ally

$500/yr or $50/mo

Arts Advocate

$1,000/yr or $100/mo

Choose Your Own

Choose your level

*A Note on Equity at BCA

Boston Center for the Arts is committed to doing the hard work of dismantling even the most subtle forms of white supremacy in our organization, in our practices, and in the work we do. To support accessibility in the arts, anyone can become a member at any level that is personally meaningful to you. All members have access to the same benefits regardless of level. Together as a community, every member provides impactful support for Boston arts and artists.

Member Leadership

Join the Membership Council

The Membership Advisory Council is a pool of volunteer leaders committed to advancing BCA’s mission through community-building opportunities that increase the visibility and viability of BCA’s programs. The Council meets monthly to discuss strategy and engagement, and to drive support for BCA artists and programs.

For questions about becoming a member or joining the Council please contact Jobelle Mesa.