Become a member


We bring together art lovers, community organizations, independent artists, and local  businesses to advocate, promote, and provide opportunities to celebrate the arts for all  Tulare County residents and visitors. Through leadership and innovation, we are committed  to preserving our cultural and creative diversity by building communities where the arts are  a vital part of everyday life. Your participation in our membership program helps ensure  that the Arts Consortium remains a community resource through initiatives such as: 

  • The MY VOICE MEDIA CENTER, which offers numerous art workshops, support  meetings, and exhibitions for persons who have lived firsthand or secondhand  experience with a mental illness. 
  • Our community arts programming such as TASTE THE ARTS FESTIVAL, F1RST  FRIDAY ART HOP, and SOUTH VALLEY ART TOUR provide exhibition  opportunities for artists, boost our local economy, foster our local identity, and  promote tourism in our region. 
  • Our partnership with the City of Visalia to fund new arts events that serve youth  and diverse communities through our COMMUNITY ART GRANTS program. 
  • Supporting creative ideas and individual artists through our fiscal agency over  SPECIAL PROGRAMS like Tulare County Poetry Out Loud, 1st Saturday in Three  Rivers, and the Tulare County Theater Boosters. 
  • WATERMARK MAGAZINE, which is a full-length annual magazine that features all the Arts Consortium’s top art activities in the region. 
  • Monthly MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS that allow opportunities for marketing and art  related community announcements, as well as networking opportunities for artists  and organizations. 
  • Promotion of independent artists, businesses and organizations that promote the  arts through our ARTIST MASTER LIST and CULTURAL DIRECTORY.  
  • Our E-MAIL NEWSLETTER, which includes calls to artists and news about  upcoming events and opportunities. 
  • Promote community involvement with OPPORTUNITIES TO JOIN ONE OF OUR  PLANNING COMMITTEES: F1rst Fridays, Taste the Arts, and the South Valley Art  Tour. 

Become a member and throughout the year enjoy exclusive membership benefits such as:

  • Arts Consortium posting your artist opportunities on the Arts Consortium social media platforms: Instagram & Facebook. 
  • Price discounts for art vendor opportunities during Taste the Arts Festival and  South Valley Art Tour.
  • Have a booth and show your art at the Saturday Visalia Farmers Market.

We understand that you may prefer to turn in a hard copy of the membership application.  Click the link to download a printable membership application:

2023 Arts Consortium Membership Enrollment Form

Give us a call at (559) 772-0001 to learn more about Philanthropist and sponsorship opportunities!