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Benefits for at membership level:

  • Exhibition opportunities at a discounted price.
  • Discounted pricing for all OPAL classes, workshops and special programs.
  • Receipt of monthly e-newsletter.
  • Invites to member-only events.
  • All members (except students) are asked to volunteer a minimum of 6 hours per calendar year.

Student ($30/year) – Available to anyone under the age of 18 years old, or with a valid student ID.
*Student members must provide the name and contact information for a parent or guardian. Student memberships are exempt from volunteer hours.

($50/year) – Available to adults over the age of 18 years old.

($75/year) – Available to families or groups of adults and children living at the same residence. Limited to 4 people in the same household.

Artist ($100/year)
Available to any adult with a beginning to sustaining art practice.

Artist Members move forward a nearly 100-year tradition and share history other notable artists who value(d) the Art League as a place for community and artist collaboration. See benefits below.

Artist Memberships:   JOIN HERE!

  • Eligible to submit work to Artist Member only exhibitions (Autumn and Spring)
  • Eligible to be included in OPAL's Artist Spring Member Catalog
  • Eligible to have artwork selected for solo and group exhibitions at OPAL partner exhibition venues
  • Eligible to be included on the Artist Members page of the OPAL website with a link to the Artist Member's website
  • Eligible to participate in Artist Member only critique nights
  • Eligible to submit information and images to OPAL;;s monthly newsletter to promote exhibitions, awards and special projects.
  • Invitation to the annual Artist Member Appreciation Reception

In the case of financial hardship, Artist Members should contact the Executive Director to inquire about additional volunteer opportunities in lieu of full payment.



  • Gallery hours are Tuesday - Friday: 1-5pm, and Saturday: 1-4pm. Membership fees are accepted by cash, check, and credit card when paying in OPAL’s gallery business office.