Member Organisation

We are pleased to welcome as a Member Organisation any Community Group, Society, Art/craft Guild, Gallery, Festival organisations, College, School, Art Centre or visual art related entity that is interested in furthering the work of VAN by raising the profile of visual arts in the county.

An individual, appointed as a representative of your organisation, can apply online or by contacting us directly. We are currently offering new members in this category an additional 6 months free.


  • Subscription to the VAN website, Publicise events for free and one free 'Feature' publicity on the Home page.
  • Appointed individual from Member Organisation can represent it and vote on their behalf at VAN meetings and can appoint a replacement representative if unable to attend.
  • Profile page on the VAN website (with secure login password) and link to your own website
  • One Member Organisation exhibition per year at VAN Gallery Shrewsbury
  • The opportunity to book the VAN Gallery Shrewsbury for monthly exhibitions at a discounted rate


  • Free Links and Event listing on website featuring visual art groups, societies, festivals, galleries and charities in the county.
  • Organisation Profile page to publicise your group.
  • Opportunities to put your own news on the VAN website.
  • Generous discounted advertising rates. Opportunities to sponsor exhibitions and events.
  • Networking opportunities
  • Regular e-newsletters

Full information and the rules of VAN are available to view in 'About Van'

Please read Terms of use of the website and Privacy before applying