Membership benefits

Accredited and Allied Member Insurance

Along with the benefits below, Accredited and Allied members receive an insurance package which covers 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.

Professional Assistance

Guildhouse staff can provide practical assistance to members with various aspects of their creative practice, including:

  • career planning
  • costing and pricing your work
  • project management (for exhibitions or short-run production)
  • preparing a funding application
  • finding a mentor

Call or email to arrange an appointment for consultation which can be held in our office, over the phone or by email. 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

Eligibility for projects

Guildhouse Accredited, Allied and Associate members are eligible to apply to participate in Guildhouse projects and mentorships. These are designed to support practitioners in the production of new work and/or to expand their skills and practice. See The Collections Project and Limber Up Mentorships 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 our e-newsletter. 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.

Marine Transit Insurance

Shipping work locally, interstate or overseas and looking to get it insured? Guildhouse provides Accredited, Allied and Associate Members access to insurance cover of their work while 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. See the Guildhouse Marine Transit Insurance Factsheet for more information and talk to us to obtain a quote (please allow at least 2 working days).

Freight Service

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

Referral Service

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. Read more

Member discounts

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