Membership benefits include a range of services, career assistance, opportunities and discounts.
Accredited and Allied Member Insurance*
Accredited and Allied members receive an insurance package which includes coverage in the areas of Public Liability, Products Liability, Professional Indemnity, Personal Accident Cover, Tenants Liability and Goods in Care, Custody and Control. Find out more here.
ONE on ONE Professional Assistance
A benefit to being a local orgnanisation, Guildhouse staff can provide one on one practical assistance. Topics can include:
- career planning
- costing and pricing your work
- project management (for exhibitions or short-run production)
- preparing a funding application
- finding a mentor
One on One assistance is by appointment only and can be in person at our offices, over the phone or via email.
For in person consultations please call or email to arrange a time. Contact details
INFORM Professional Development Program
Guildhouse regularly presents a range of events and seminars to assist in the professional development of its membership. Topics range from marketing, public presentation, funding and insurance seminars to artist talks and presentations. These valuable sessions are free to Guildhouse members. Read more
Membership gives you discounted entry to our workshops that provide essential, practical skills across all areas of practice. Read more
Transit and Exhibition Insurance (Marine Insurance)
Guildhouse provides access to competitive Marine insurance cover for their work whilst in transit at a heavily reduced rate not available to individuals through the normal insurance channels. The policy can also be extended to cover work while on exhibition. To obtain a quote please complete this form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject: Marine Insurance quote (please allow at least 2 working days for a quote).
More details and conditions: Guildhouse Marine Transit Insurance Factsheet
Need to send work interstate or overseas? Guildhouse holds accounts with several leading freight companies that offer highly competitive rates. Talk to us to obtain a quote and arrange convenient booking and collection of your freight (please allow at least 2 working days). Contact details
Eligibility for projects
Guildhouse membership is required to be eligible for certain Guildhouse projects and mentorships. These are designed to support practitioners in the production of new work and/or to expand their skills and practice. Members only projects include: The Collections Project and Limber Up Mentorships (Click for examples of recent programs and mentorships)
IF (Interest Free) Loan Service
Our if loan is a commercial interest free loan service for current financial members of Guildhouse. The program is designed to support a creative outcome that would not be possible without this loan and is available to practitioners working in any artform and at all career stages. Read more
Guildhouse compiles a comprehensive list of the latest opportunities for creative practitioners, including funding opportunities and deadlines, exhibitions, employment, workshops and items for sale, and distributes it to members via email. This information is also included in the members only section of our website for you to login and access at any time. A condensed version of the eBulletin also goes out to industry VIPs to promote our members’ exhibitions, events, news and activities.
Guildhouse provides a Referral Service on behalf of its members. This service is available to the general public and is regularly accessed by commissioning specifiers, agents, architects, the manufacturing industry, government agencies, and curators. It is a requirement that your profile contain up to date images and a CV for this service to be affectively used. Read more
Guildhouse member support partners have generously offered the following discounts to Guildhouse members:
Artlink – 10% off Artlink subscriptions
Art Images – 10 % off framing services
Art Stretchers – 10% off purchases (excluding sale items and stretched canvases)
Council of Objects – see in store for Guildhouse member discounts on beautiful objects by talented designer-makers
Adelaide Moulding & Casting Supplies – 10 % off purchases (some exclusions apply)
Garland Magazine – 25% off your annual subscription
*Insurance only available to Accredited and Allied members, and as with all benefits only for the duration of an active membership.