Membership in the Frederick Arts Council is offered on an annual basis with different rates offered for Individual Artists & Advocates, Arts Groups & Organizations, and Businesses.

To support the arts in Frederick County
To assist artists, non-profit arts organizations, and the community through grants, scholarships, technical assistance, and marketing opportunities
To support a vibrant Arts and Entertainment District in downtown Frederick
To support Arts in Education initiatives
To support the Frederick Festival of the Arts and other community arts events
To advocate for the arts and the economic impact of the arts in Frederick County
To receive valuable Membership Benefits
To feel a sense of pride in supporting the local arts The Frederick Arts Council counts on various support to accomplish the above tasks and rely on people like you to be partners in this work.

Individual Benefits:

As a member, your name will be listed on our website, which shows visitors that you contribute to the mission of the Frederick Arts Council. We will also provide you with our acclaimed electronic newsletter, ART LINK, which is distributed to subscribers twice each month. We encourage you to read about and attend all of the outstanding events and programs that our member arts organizations host within our county. In addition, you are entitled to a number of benefits, including the following, with the presentation of your membership card:

Anthony Owens Remodeling and Repair: 10% off any contract from Historic Frederick’s older home specialists
Brewer’s Alley Restaurant: 10% off entire bill on weekdays (the discount may not apply to Lobster Night or other dinner specials)
Equinox Dance Company: 10% discount on performance tickets purchased at the door
Firestone’s Market: 10% off total purchase, excluding alcohol
The Frederick Children’s Chorus: One child’s ticket free when accompanied by one adult purchase
Frederick Symphony Orchestra: 10% off ticket sales
The GoldFinch Studio: 10% discount
Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard: 10% off wine purchases
The Little Pottery Shop: 10% off purchases (some exclusions could apply)
McGuire Fine Arts Gallery & Framing: 15% off full custom framing orders (some exclusions may apply)
Other People’s Stuff Estates Liquidation Warehouse: Additional 10% off all purchases
VINI CULTURE Wine Bar & Cafe: 10% off, excluding enomatic cards
Weinberg Center for the Arts: 10% off of selected performances (the discount may not apply to all performances)

Artists also receive listing on the FAC website with links to their website.

Arts Groups/Organizations Benefits:

Support the arts in Frederick County by joining the Frederick Arts Council (FAC) as an arts affiliate member and reap the many rewards listed below (certain restrictions may apply).

Listing and Linkage on the FAC Website:  Ability to have your organization’s information on the FAC website, including listing in the arts directory with physical address, phone number, and hyperlinks to your website and email address.

Receive & Publicize in the FAC Newsletter:  Published twice monthly, this electronic newsletter, titled ART LINK, will provide you with current information about what is happening throughout the arts community. Submissions are due the first and third Monday of each month in order to be published the following week. Photos need to be in a jpeg format with 200dpi.


Individual Artist/Supporter
$25 annually

$50 annually

Non-Profit Organizations
$75 annually

For-Profit Entities
$100 annually

Membership Dues are billed annually.  Benefits will be provided to current members in good standing.

Download the Membership Form

If you have questions, please contact us at or call (301) 662-4190.