Becoming a member / Membership Renewal

To be a member of AQM is to be part of a dynamic network of more than 150 puppetry artists, organizations, cultural workers and puppetry enthusiasts!

Your membership is valid upon receipt of your payment.

Discover the benefits offered to our members according to the categories below.

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES:

 

The preferential rate applies from 1 September to 15 November.

DESS students  in Contemporary Puppet Theatre at UQAM? Enjoy a 50% discount on your membership! Contact us for more details.

Please note that if you are a new AQM member, our preferential rate applies at all times! Contact us for more information.

Professional Member / Organization: Any legal entity, non-profit organization, theater company and association, working professionally in puppet theatre in Quebec or giving importance to puppetry arts in their profession.

By joining, you:

  • Obtain a member profile in the directory of professional companies members on the AQM website with a space for information on your work and a photo;
  • You can post your news and events on the AQM website (shows, workshops, calls for projects, announcements, etc.). They will then get published in the AQM newsletter Le fil d’Ariane;
  • Be invited to the annual International Casteliers Professional Networking Meeting between artists and theatre programmers and at FIAMS Express Artist Showcase (up to three people can represent the company at those events);
  • Have free access to the sessions of the Popular University of Puppetry Arts (UPAM);
  • Are one the first to receive the AQM’s continuing education program and you can register, for a limited time only, to our workshops in priority;
  • Have a chance to win the annual AQM Artistic Residency program at MIAM;
  • Have voting rights at the annual general meeting;
  • Get the bilingual magazine Marionnettes 2020-2021 for free;
  • Become a UNIMA-Canada member and part of the UNIMA-International community, with all its privileges: access to international workshops; access to scholarships to attend festivals around the world; representation abroad; promotion of your activities in the national and international newsletters;
  • Obtain a membership card giving you preferential rates with several of our partners (theatre tickets, services and more!).

♦  Add $50.00 to one of the 4 rates below to add an Professional Member / Individual membership to your registration. You will have the possibilitie to add a member profile in the Artists directory on the AQM website. You will also receive a second membership card in the name of your choice, giving all the benefits of a Professional Member / Individual.

DONATION- Would you like to contribute to the UNIMA International Cooperation Commission? Enter the amount of your donation in the box provided for this purpose when paying your AQM membership fee. Your contribution allows UNIMA to carry out projects to help artists in need all around the globe.

Rates – According to the total level of operating funding granted by the various arts councils: Conseil des arts de Montréal, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and Canadian Council for the Arts.

RATE 1: no operating funding
Preferential rate :    $125,00    Regular :    $145,00  (plus taxes)

I add $50.00 to get a Professional Member / Individual membership and its benefits in addition to my Professional Member / Organization merbership.

RATE 2: Operating funding of under $50,000
Preferential rate:    $135.00    Regular:    $155.00 (plus taxes)

I add $50.00 to get a Professional Member / Individual membership and its benefits in addition to my Professional Member / Organization merbership.

RATE 3: Operating funding from $50,000 to $100,000
Preferential rate:    $150.00    Regular:    $175.00 (plus taxes)

I add $50.00 to get a Professional Member / Individual membership and its benefits in addition to my Professional Member / Organization merbership.

RATE 4: Operating funding over $100,000
Preferential rate:    $175.00    Regular:    $195.00 (plus taxes)

I add $50.00 to get a Professional Member / Individual membership and its benefits in addition to my Professional Member / Organization merbership.

Professional Member / Individual : Any person, artist and cultural worker, working professionally in puppet theatre in Quebec or giving importance to puppetry arts in their profession.

By joining, you:

♦ DONATION- Would you like to contribute to the UNIMA International Cooperation Commission? Enter the amount of your donation in the box provided for this purpose when paying your AQM membership fee. Your contribution allows UNIMA to carry out projects to help artists in need all around the globe.

Preferential rate : 70,00 $   Regular :   80,00 $  (plus taxes)

Puppetry supporter member: Any individual or an organization interested in the goals and activities of the organization.

By joining, you:

  • Have your name writen  in the Supporters and Founders section of the AQM website.
  • Have free access to the sessions of the Popular University of Puppetry Arts (UPAM);
  • Are one the first to receive the AQM’s continuing education program and you can register, for a limited time only, to our workshops in priority;
  • Get the bilingual magazine Marionnettes 2020-2021 for free;
  • Become a UNIMA-Canada member and part of the UNIMA-International community, with all its privileges: access to international workshops; access to scholarships to attend festivals around the world; representation abroad; promotion of your activities in the national and international newsletters;
  • Obtain a membership card giving you preferential rates with several of our partners (theatre tickets, services and more!).

♦ DONATION- Would you like to contribute to the UNIMA International Cooperation Commission? Enter the amount of your donation in the box provided for this purpose when paying your AQM membership fee. Your contribution allows UNIMA to carry out projects to help artists in need all around the globe.

Single rate at all times:  $40.00 (plus taxes)

Terms and conditions:

Your membership is valid upon receipt of your payment.

The preferential rate applies from September 1st to November 15th, 2020.

The membership renewal period runs from September to November 2020. If you become a member or renew your membership between December 1st and June 30th, 2021, you will need to renew your membership at the next membership period in the fall of 2021. If you renew or join AQM between July 1st and August 31th, 2021, your membership will be valid for the year 2021-2022.