Join the Association

The AVA Gallery plays a vibrant and leading role in creating a dynamic focus through the promotion of art and cultural interaction, exciting exhibitions, walkabouts and a variety of other art activities.

We invite you to get involved, become a member, and to be part of South Africa’s contemporary art history. Join the AVA not only to get a front row seat to the country and continent’s contemporary visual art scene, but also to ensure that your voice is heard – and ours made louder.

Membership Benefits

Invitations to all exhibition private views and openings.

Invitations to artist and curator walk-abouts.

Ticket discount to events and other programmes.

Discount of 10% on art supplies from the Deckle Edge.

Opportunity to show in the annual Members Exhibition.

Discount of 10% on canvasses from Artland

Discount of 10% on selected printing at Cameraland

A negotiated discount on venue rental

A gratis glass of wine from Spier on First Thursdays

The Knowledge that you are supporting the AVA

Membership Categories

Single: R 150 

Single / 2 years: R 280 

Single / 5 years: R 550 


Couple: R 280 

Organisation: R 300 

Pensioners / Students: R 75 

Payment Options

Your membership fee can be paid at the gallery (cash and cards accepted), via EFT or using Snapscan.

Banking Details:

Account Name: Association for Visual Arts

Bank: Nedbank

Branch Code: 101709

Current Account: 100 9933 299


Please email proof of payment to

Thereafter your membership card may be collected from The AVA.

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