Become
a member

Becoming a PRIM member means joining a lively community of artists, creators and professionals, all passionate about independent creation.

At PRIM, all artists, artists’ collectives, professional arts organization and community organizations benefit from competitive rates on all our services as well as gaining access to support and residency programs that offer 75% to 100% discounts on our regular rates.

Member categories

PRIM divides members into two separate categories:

› Individual categories
› Collective categories

1. Individual categories

The individual categories are aimed at people who declare themselves professional artists and who have full control over the content and realization of their work.

Depending on how involved they want to be in the organization, members can choose from the following categories.

Artist

Artists wanting only to use PRIM’s services

Annual fee: $75

Associate artist

Artists who would like to get involved at the association level (attending general meetings, sitting on specific committees, contributing to the board of directors, etc.), whether or not they use PRIM’s services

Annual fee: $75*

Affiliated artist

Artists belonging to a different run artists’ centre Affiliated artist members have access only to our member rate. They cannot benefit from discounts on our support or residency programs.

Annual fee : 0$

Honnorary member

A person who is recognized for his or her contribution to the artistic community or who has rendered service to PRIM, notably through his or her work or donations, or because he or she has shown support for the goals pursued by PRIM.

The honorary member is invited by the board of directors

Annual fee : 0$

* Associate artist members who don’t need any services but would like to remain active members and keep their membership privileges can be exempted from annual membership fees for two years. To benefit from the exemption, members must show their involvement (e.g., by attending a general meeting).

2. Collective Categories

Collective categories are aimed at artists’ collectives, professional arts organizations, creation organizations and community organizations

Depending on how involved they want to be in the organization, members can choose from among the following categories.

Collective or organization

Collective or organization who would like to use PRIM’s services only

Annual fee : 100$

Collective or associate organization

Collective or organization whose main goal is creating artworks and who would like to get involved at the association level (attending general meetings, sitting on specific committees, contributing to the board of directors, etc.), whether or not they use PRIM’s services

Annual fee : 100$*

* Collective or associate organization members who don’t need any services but would like to remain active members and keep their membership privileges can be exempted from annual membership fees for two years. To benefit from the exemption, members must show their involvement (e.g., by attending a general meeting).

How to become a member
1. – Complete the on line form
2. Make an appointment at the centre with
Mélanie Desprez → 514-524-2421 # 101
3. Pay the membership fees, if applicable

Please note that you must provide two pieces of photo ID as well as a CV

How to renew?

1. Contact Mélanie Desprez → 514-524-2421 #101
2. – Pay the annual membership fees, if applicable
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