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One of the best ways to help support the Upstairs Artspace is to become a member! 

The Upstairs Artspace is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop an understanding and appreciation of contemporary art and craft forms through exhibits, programs and educational activities that enrich the cultural life of the region. Your MEMBERSHIP DUES and CHARITABLE GIFTS provide the Upstairs Artspace with year-round support-keeping our doors open so we can bring you high quality exhibits, programs and other events.

The Upstairs is a 501c3 organization and all donations are tax deductible. Membership contributions may be tax deductible, as the law permits.

Artist Memberships

  • All students should have access to great art. This category of membership promotes that belief, by offering the same level of benefits that a member has, to students at a reduced price.

    One year membership for students 21 and under includes:

    Exhibition Invitations prior to each exhibition and information on upcoming events and programs
    Discounted submission fees for any member or juried exhibition opportunities
    Invitation to our exclusive annual Member Appreciation Party

  • Includes access to our artist profile portal where you can upload your professional contact information, images of your work, an artist statement, and a hot-link to your website

    10% discount on art purchases
    10% discount on event tickets
    Discounted submission fees to any member or juried exhibition opportunities
    Invitation to our exclusive annual Member Appreciation Party

Philanthropic Memberships

  • One year membership for everyone in a single family
    You will receive Exhibition Invitations prior to each exhibition and information on upcoming events and programs

    10% discount on art purchases
    10% discount on event tickets
    Invitation to our exclusive annual Member Appreciation Party

  • One year membership for everyone in a single family
    You will receive Exhibition Invitations prior to each exhibition and information on upcoming events and programs

    10% discount on art purchases
    10% discount on event tickets
    Website recognition on our community partners page
    Invitation to our exclusive annual Member Appreciation Party

  • One year membership for everyone in a single family
    You will receive Exhibition Invitations prior to each exhibition and information on upcoming events and programs

    10% discount on art purchases
    10% discount on event tickets
    2 complimentary tickets to one of our Art Movie Screenings
    Website recognition on our community partners page
    Invitation to our exclusive annual Member Appreciation Party

  • One year membership for everyone in a single family
    You will receive Exhibition Invitations prior to each exhibition and information on upcoming events and programs

    10% discount on art purchases
    10% discount on event tickets
    Website recognition on our donor page with hot link to your business website
    Invitation to our exclusive annual Member Appreciation Party

  • Visionary: $1000 an above

    One year membership for everyone in a single family
    You will receive Exhibition Invitations prior to each exhibition and information on upcoming events and programs

    10% discount on art purchases
    10% discount on event tickets
    2 complimentary tickets to our annual Gala
    Website recognition on our donor page with a hot link to your business website
    Featured recognition in our monthly newsletter
    Invitation to our exclusive annual Member Appreciation Party

GIFT MEMBERSHIPS

  • Upstairs Artspace memberships help celebrate any occasion, all year long.
    Select “gift membership” to order online or call the Upstairs Artspace at 828-859-2828 for more information.

DONATIONS

  • Polk County Community Foundation
    Polk County Community Foundation

    Upstairs Artspace is supported, in part, by the Polk County Community Foundation