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ArtsBoston membership is open to arts, cultural and entertainment organizations of all budget sizes, including nonprofit, commercial and artist collectives. Our work focuses on the Greater Boston area, with the ability to do special promotional work for organizations throughout New England.


With over 100 different organizations to learn from and the opportunity to leverage ArtsBoston’s strategic partnerships with local and national government, advocacy, tourism and funding communities, ArtsBoston members are never alone. ArtsBoston is right here with all of you—being a partner in helping you navigate important funding, advocacy, racial equity, and public safety issues, connecting you with the people and resources that can make a difference in your day to day, and being an amplifier for your programming and events to make sure audiences are not only aware but engage with the wealth of arts opportunities our region has to offer.

Benefits of Membership

Community Connections

The Network for Arts Administrators of Color (NAACBoston) enhances the visibility of professionals of color in Greater Boston’s arts and culture sector, as well as widen the leadership pipeline and highlight opportunities for professional and personal growth in the field. Any self-identifying BIPOC arts administrator can join NAACBoston for free. ArtsBoston member organizations can share open opportunities and jobs to the NAACBoston mailing list that includes over 500 members.

Member Socials & Special Events: ArtsBoston provides opportunities for Boston’s arts administrators to gather as a community and reconnect with old friends, welcome new arts administrators, build networks, and socialize outside the confines of the office.

Ability to connect directly with ArtsBoston staff and other ArtsBoston Members

Advocacy Alerts & Industry Updates


Digital Marketing & Seasonal Promotions: Member events and information are featured in our weekly activity-themed emails, blog posts, social media, and Calendar spotlights at no charge. Be the first to hear about seasonal campaigns including the joy of live arts experiences and holiday promotions in partnership with community and media partners.

Members get up to 50% off advertising Our email lists include over 50k people and our emails regularly get open rates over 30%. Dedicated emails, one of our best sellers, often sell out months in advance and members get first dibs. Premium outdoor advertising at our Faneuil Hall BosTix booth is seen by an estimated 18 million people a year.

BosTix provides local residents and visitors the opportunity to experience the best of Boston’s performing arts for less. We provide patron data of all tickets sold, additional marketing and promotion, and you maintain control of your inventory.


Members get discounted access to the ArtsBoston Audience Initiative (AAI) database, powered by TRG Arts. With AAI, you can access demographic data about local audiences and patrons, get your mailing lists updated with US Postal Service’s National Change of Address (NCOA), trade lists with other arts organizations, and make data-driven marketing and fundraising decisions.

ArtsBoston provides workshops regarding topics that most affect our sector, including the changing media/marketing landscape, consumer behavior, pricing, and climate resiliency. Past workshop topics include, equity & inclusion, hiring and staff retention, audience development, digital marketing, and other industry needs.

Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion & Equity Members have access to anti-racism training opportunities and EDI planning resources.