Membership Categories

Membership Categories

Our membership categories cater for the needs of the broadest range of arts, heritage, public and private sector organisations.

Individual Membership caters for people who are passionate about arts and heritage, but who are not able to get involved through the organisational membership route. This includes sole practitioners, self-employed individuals in the not-for-profit arts and heritage sectors, or business professionals who wish to engage with A&BS on a personal basis or whose companies do not engage with A&BS.
Annual Fee: £60 + VAT

Arts & Heritage Membership

Arts & Heritage Membership is for not for profit organisations working within the arts and heritage sectors. Membership can offer engagement with the private sector to develop new income streams or access business expertise to become more efficient or entrepreneurial.
Annual Fee: £110 + VAT

Group Membership

This membership category is predominately for Local Authorities, Cultural Trusts and Universities. Recognised as both a cultural and corporate member, this is for parent organisations that have several satellite organisations (such as museums, theatres and libraries).
Annual Fee: £250 - £1,000 + VAT

Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership is for businesses that are either directly or indirectly committed to the advancement and sustainability of the arts and heritage as well as contributing to the efficiency of charities within the cultural sector through sharing business expertise.
Annual Fee: £250 - £1,000 + VAT *
*Based on employee numbers

Principal Membership

Principal Membership is for businesses who believe and recognise that the advancement and sustainability of Scotland's art and heritage sectors are vital for our social and economic well-being.
Annual Fee: From £1,500 + VAT

Cancellation policy

Membership will automatically be renewed annually and an invoice will be issued for payment of membership fees unless we receive notice of cancellation in writing. Once notice of cancellation is received membership will continue until the end of the membership expiry when it will be terminated and all membership benefits revoked. Pro-rata fees will not be refunded for any membership cancelled during the financial year.