As a 501(c)3 non-profit educational institution, membership is one of our sources for funding programs and events, and it is crucial to growing our organization. In addition to individual memberships, we offer family, corporate, institutional, and lifetime memberships. See membership benefits and designations below. Membership is valid for one calendar year.

Membership benefits include:

  • 20% discount on workshops
  • 20% discount at WNYBAC Shop
  • Your work shown in Members’ Exhibition
  • WNYBAC equipment access during Open Studio
  • Annual member broadside print
  • An exclusive font, LTC Winchell,  designed in 1903
  • Invitations to member only events
  • WNYBAC library access privileges
  • Free Wi-Fi Access at WNY Book Arts Center
  • Higher consignment royalty rate for items sold in our shop
  • Satisfaction in the knowledge that you have helped cultivate the book arts in Western New York

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Membership Designations

Basic Annual Membership: $40
All of the benefits listed above.

Student (and Out-Of-Town Supporter) Membership: $25
All of the benefits listed above.

Household/Family Membership: $70
All of the benefits listed above for up to 2 adults and 2 children residing at one address.

Friend Membership: $100
Additional printed ephemera from the WNYBAC studio mailed throughout the year, plus the benefits of the basic membership level.

Corporate/Institutional Membership: $250
Organizational sponsorship acknowledged on website and print materials. Basic membership for 4 individuals associated with institution and discounts on group visits for workshops.

Founding Member: $500
Founding members will receive 5 years of membership benefits for 2 individuals plus a special printed piece. Membership acknowledged on website and select print materials.

Lifetime Member: $1000
Lifetime members will receive a copy of the regular edition of the WNYBAC-1 portfolio & membership benefits for the life of the organization. Membership acknowledged on website and select print materials.