Become a Supporting Member of Turku Artists’ Association!

Posted on 24.4.2014

Turku Artists’ Association was founded in 1924 to promote the interests of its members, advance local art and to promote art for the public. As a supporting member of Turku Artists’ Association you support the associations’s activity and its development. An individual person or a judicial community can be accepted as a supporting member of Turku Artists’ Association.

What is Turku Artists’ Association?

Established in year 1924, Turku Artists’ Association is the eldest association for professional artists in Southeastern Finland. In October 2014 it had 199 artist members. The association’s activity focuses on organizing exhibitions, promoting public relations, keeping an artoteque, supervising the professional interests of its members and collaboration with cultural and arts institutions. Gallery Å that is maintained by the association is situated in Kaskenmäki in the centre of Turku. In addition the association coordinates among other things traditional annual exhibitions, exhibitions open for members and other events.

Turku Artists’ Association promotes the working possibilities of visual artists and supervises their interests on a regional level. Public relations are addressed i.a. by publishing the TurkuART-brochure and updating –webpages. In addition, artist meetings, workshops or organized tours are held in connection with the exhibitions.

Turku Artists’ Association’s work is non-profit.

What are the support membership’s benefits?

As a supporting member of Turku Artists’ Association you give your support to contemporary art from southeastern Finland. As a compensation for the support, a supporting member gets 10 % discount from purchasing works from Gallery Å, a possibility to participate art journeys organized by the association for a special price, email-invitations to the exhibitions and events, a textile bag made for the jubilee and a history book for the 80th jubilee.

In year 2014 our supporting membership fees are 50€/year for individuals and 200€/year for communities.
You can join as a supporting member by informing us
-via email: galleria(at) or
-via phone: 045 132 4743 /Galleria Å

Inform us about your name and the amount with which you wish to support the association. In the case of firms or communities you should notify us of its contact person. We’ll send by email the account number and reference for the payment. The benefits become effective after the support membership fee is paid and stay effective for a year.