qathet Art Council Membership

Membership Matters!

qathet Art Council operates the qathet Art Centre. where you can participate in exhibitions, events, classes, camps or workshops, located on the traditional territory of the Tla'amin Nation.


We also manage the City of Powell River's Community Arts and Culture Grants.

The Arts and Culture Grant Intakes are in April and September, please see Grants in the menu


Your membership helps us fulfill our mandate to support and advocate for diverse artistic and cultural activities and arts organizations in the qathet Region, provide accessible art experiences, and offer inspiring art education programs to children, youth and adults. Your membership assists us in representing our community and helps our artists thrive.

We are grateful for the financial assistance from our volunteers, members, the City of PR, and the province of BC, with special thanks to the BC Arts Council.

We are grateful for your support, thank you!

Membership Benefits 

  • Supporting arts and culture in our community!

    • The funds we raise support local artists, class and camp bursaries, exhibitions, and art education.

  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting

  • Rental discounts of the Gallery or Studio for your special event

  • Receive exhibitions, events, classes and workshops email

  • Unlimited admission to exhibitions and artist talks

  • Invitation to openings and member-only events

  • Opportunity to apply for juried solo and group exhibitions


ARTIST Benefits - qathet Regional District residents

  • Submit artwork in the Annual Members Exhibition

  • Participate in our Art Market opportunities

  • Listing in our website Artist Directory - Artist bio, statement and image of work

  • Share your new works on our Facebook and Instagram pages


Special Individual Member Benefits - 

Through an additional application process a member can be a:

  • Juror on the Community Arts and Culture Grants Committee  

  • Juror on the Art Centre Exhibition Selection Committee

  • Teach or skill share at the qathet Art Centre Studio

  • Volunteer as a gallery attendant, assist with projects and events


Business, Group or Organization Benefits - 

Supporting the visual arts is mutually beneficial and represents an investment in the community in which you live and do business. Your membership provides access to a wide range of visual arts to children, youth and adults in our community.

  • Supporting arts and culture in our community!

  • Admission to exhibitions and artist talks for all your employees

  • Invitations to exhibition openings, artist talks and member-only events

  • Voting privileges at the AGM - one vote per membership

  • Rent the Gallery or Studio for your special event



Every Donation Counts!

The qathet Art Centre is a not-for-profit organization reliant on community support. Contributions are essential to our continued success. Your donations help us make art accessible to everyone by providing vital support for our exhibitions, funding educational programs and enabling us to preserve our arts and culture community for future generations to discover and enjoy.


We graciously accept cash, cheques or e transfers. 



Interested in sponsoring specific exhibitions or events, please email

  • Your support will be acknowledged on our website and social media sites

Membership Fee
Individual - $10 youth, $20 adult

Family - $30
Small Business, Group, Organization or Event, 10 members or less- $40
Large Business, Group, Organization or Event, more than 10 members - $75

Please make your check payable to qathet Art Council. 

We are able to receive electronic transfers sent to

The membership application forms are also available at the Art Centre.

Membership contributions can be emailed, mailed or delivered to us at

qathet Art Centre

215 - 6975 Alberni Street

Powell River, B.C.

V8A 2B8