Become A Member

ACC membership is very affordable with great benefits!

If you are connected to or interested in the arts, you play an important role in the cultural life of Connecticut.  The Arts & Culture Collaborative (ACC), Waterbury Region, will keep you connected, informed, and engaged in the arts and give you a voice at the local and state level with regard to economic and cultural development.  We invite you to join us today!

Your membership in the ACC enables you not only to promote the goals of your work or organization and share in marketing and promotional activities, but also to help improve the quality of life in our community and stimulate the economic impact of the arts.

Since 2006, the ACC has been promoting, connecting, collaborating and advocating for the arts.  We continue to fine tune all of our services amid the challenges and opportunities of our changing world!

Membership Benefits

Marketing and Publicity Opportunities
  • Website listing and link
  • Event e-newsletters with links to promote your venues, events, news and offers to an audience of approx. 30,000 monthly and 600 weekly
  • Promotion through ACC social media
  • Facilitation of collaborative efforts between members
  • Sharing of industry news, grant opportunities and resources
  • Linking members to opportunities in the community
Advocacy &
  • Out for Art networking & performance events featuring members
  • Liaison and advocacy work repeserting the interests of the arts community to local, regional and state agencies

Membership Categories

The Arts & Culture Collaborative membership categories make joining exceptionally affordable.
Valued pARTners:

Organizations, Businesses, Educational Institutions
Based on Organization’s Annual Budget

Under $100,000: $90
$100,000 – $250,000: $180
$250,001 – $1,000,000: $240
Over $1,000,000: $330

Membership fees are renewed on a rolling 12-month basis.  For example, if you join on March 17, 2024 your renewal is due March 17, 2025.

You have the option of choosing online PayPal payment with auto-renewal to manage your ACC membership with ease. If you prefer to be invoiced to pay via check, please contact us to arrange billing.  If you wish to change your billing preference from auto-renewal to invoicing, you will need to cancel the auto-renewal in your PayPal account and then contact us to request an invoice.

Consider adding your name to the list of members (see our Membership Directory) who value the mission of the Arts & Culture Collaborative and celebrate the high quality of life in our region.
Expanded pARTner and Premier pARTners

Beyond the Valued pARTnerships, the ACC offers choices for customized marketing through ala carte options and expanded pARTnerships. Depending on your needs, you can opt-in for levels of membership that give you more event listings, boosted social media and advertising options, as well as dedicated e-blasts to an expanded database – all in one package fee.  

Packages include Expanded pARTner – $600; Expanded pARTner Plus – $1,200; and Premier pARTner – $3,000. 

Our Ticket Surcharge program is an added opportunity for you to show your patrons your support of the arts in our region while collecting revenue to fund your ACC dues. 

Need help deciding on the package that’s right for you?  Call:  203-757-0701, Ext. 316 or email