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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 ($5-$20 off) on Workshops
  • 10% discount at WNYBAC Shop of handmade goods, gifts, and bookmaking supplies
  • Our Member-only newsletter, providing WNYBAC Members with an opportunity to share their news, events, businesses, and new projects, all while participating the the larger WNYBAC community
  • Your work shown in our annual Members’ Exhibition
  • WNYBAC equipment access during Open Studio
  • Member broadside print
  • An Exclusive Font designed in 1903
  • Invitations to member only events
  • WNYBAC library access privileges
  • Free Wi-Fi Access at WNY Book Arts Center
  • Better Consignment royalty rate for items sold in our shop.
  • Satisfaction in the knowledge that you have helped cultivate the Book Arts in WNY.

Want to become a member? We would love to have you, BECOME A MEMBER!


Membership Designations

Basic Annual Membership: $50
All of the benefits listed above.

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

Household/Family Membership: $85
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 select print materials. Basic membership for 4 individuals associated with institution and discounts on group visits for workshops.

Studio Membership: $350
The benefits of a friend membership plus 2 Letterpress/Screen Print Workshops (I & II, a $200 value) and 5 Open Studios. Membership acknowledged on website and select print materials. Contact for more information.

*Membership purchases are non-refundable*

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our funders listed below, for providing support to WNYBAC's ongoing programs taking place throughout Western New York:

NYSCA M & T Art 4 Moore Zenger Group Evans Bank Community Foundation Baird Foundation
Cameron Jane Wendt Foundation StoryGrowing