Be a part of the creative, professional community at Craft ACT and connect into the vibrant contemporary craft and design scene locally and nationally.

Receive support through membership benefits and exhibition opportunities for those pursuing a professional career in contemporary craft and object design.

We have five levels of membership to suit every interest. 

Member Benefits:

New membership benefits:

The Makers Academy are giving Craft ACT members a 15% discount on all courses and digital/physical products, excluding private consultations, or in conjunction with other discount offers. 

Garland Magazine is offering a 10% discount on subscriptions to Craft ACT Members.

JamFactory is offering a 10% discount store wide for Craft ACT Members.

Australian Design Centre’s Object Shop is offering 10% discount on purchases made through their online store.

Design Tasmania is offering a 10% discount on their online store for Craft ACT Members.

Call Craft ACT on 02 6262 9333 or email to make sure your membership is up to date and we will provide you with the discount code. 


Choose your membership level

Accredited Professional Membership (APM) - $250.00 per year

Professional craft practitioners and designers whose outstanding contributions demonstrate a high standard of artistic merit and technical skill who have local, national and international experience and standing. This Membership includes a Public Liability and Personal Accident Insurance package.


Associate Membership (AM) - $250.00 per year

Emerging and established professional craft practitioners and designers who have strong local experience and engagement. This Membership includes a Public Liability and Personal Accident Insurance package.

General Membership - $66.00 per year

Perfect for practising craft and design practitioners to keep informed and help grow their profession, and for friends and supporters who want to engage with local craft and design communities.

    Student Membership - Free

    For high school, tertiary and mature-age students interested in developing a craft and design career.



    Have you just had some new images taken of your work?

    Craft ACT is always in need of publication quality images of our members work, to update your artist statement and professional images on file please submit them through Submittable, you will need to create a password and login, and remember to keep them somewhere safe as this is also the platform Craft ACT uses for DESIGN Canberra, Artists in Residence and Exhibition Program submissions. CLICK HERE