Member Services

Lena Binnington

The wearer is the citizen of an alternative world, reflecting a relationship between progress, imagination, and the body. 


Membership Services & Programs 

Your membership grants you access to a wide range of exclusive services and benefits. Craft Ontario has designed these benefits with the unique needs of designers, makers, craftspeople and enthusiasts in mind.

Explore your benefits and services to learn more!



Show your work to the world

  • APPLY to Calls for Entry for member exhibitions in the Craft Ontario Gallery 
  • APPLY for monetary exhibition assistance
  • APPLY to the Craft Awards program
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Help bolster your business’s revenue

  • APPLY to sell your work in the Craft Ontario Shop 
  • UPDATE your skills with marketing, online sales, exporting and pricing video courses

Expand your business and creativity 

  • ATTEND workshops and talks that will inspire and inform 
  • APPLY for a loan or line of credit 
  • CONNECT with a subscription to Studio Magazine to stay on top of what is happening in craft across the country
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There's always something going on

  • FREE or discounted admission to galleries and museums through our reciprocal agreement
  • CONNECT at Craft Ontario events including exhibition opening receptions, conferences, workshops, studio tours and more
  • JOIN your fellow makers at community-programmed events in CO Space

Protect what matters most

Access to discounted rates on insurance, tailored to the needs of makers like you.

  • ACCESS Health Insurance
  • ACCESS Studio, Home, Auto, and Liability Insurance
  • ACCESS Exhibitor Insurance

Cut costs


  • SAVE with supplier and partner discounts

Get to know your fellow makers 

  • FIND members through the Member Directories
  • EXPAND your online presence by creating a profile on Citizens of Craft 
  • CONNECT to opportunities and events through the monthly newsletter, Craftfl@sh  
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Join Craft Ontario today!

To access these exclusive service and benefits packages, SIGN UP for a Craft Ontario membership level that best fits your needs!



Who We Are

Formerly the Ontario Crafts Council, Craft Ontario is a not-for-profit service organization that works to have craft recognized as a valuable part of life. We promote and celebrate professional craft through providing member opportunities, and advocate for craft practice by educating and empowering diverse audiences.