Member Organisations

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. 


  • Subscription to the VAN website, Publicise events and have 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.
  • The opportunity to book the VAN Gallery Shrewsbury for monthly exhibitions at a discounted rate


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

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