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THE A4 COLLECTIVE MEMBERSHIP

€10 per month
Deposit applicable
Minimum sign up of 6 months

Who?
Membership is open to all professional artists!

Membership includes:
Profile Page on our website
Access to a supportive community of artists and activists
Access to our members only forum and discussion groups (get help and advice on projects)
Access to our professional development training sessions
Access to other groups and meet ups taking place in the studio such as reading group, electronics group, member socials etc
Take part in our members’ exhibition each year
Take part in our exhibition exchanges with Sample Studios, Cork and Engage Studios, Galway
40% Member discount on Gallery Hire
20% Member discount for all workshops and courses
20% Member discount for all A4 ticketed events
20% Member discount for all merchandise and art available on the A4 Shop

After a 6 month trial period collective members may access studio facilities and training through collective member day passes at €25 per day.

To apply:
Please fill out our application form here

A4 COMMUNITIES MEMBERSHIP

€20/€30/€40 per month // €200/€300/€400 per year
7 Available

Who?
A4 Sounds is a nonprofit socially-engaged arts workspace and gallery. Our politics are   feminist, antiracist, anticapitalist, and LGBTQ+ inclusive. Our goal is to support artists and activists who fight for change.

The A4 Communities Membership is open to all artist collectives, activist groups, community groups and similar whose ethos is to enact change through or with the arts.

Membership includes:
General:
2 x Assigned Keyholders
Profile Page on our website
Attend Member Events
Access to Member only disccussion groups online and at the studio
50% Member discount on Gallery Hire & Event Space Hire
50% Member discount for Meeting Room Hire

Choose between:
A. €20pm/€200py: 6 hours meeting room access per month (small groups)
B. €30pm/€300py: 4 hours event space & 2 hours meeting room access per month (mixed groups)
C. €40pm/€400py: 6 hours event space access per month (larger groups)

To apply:
Please email your information about your collective/group/organisation and website link to hello@a4sounds.org

A4 25 & UNDER STUDIO MEMBERSHIPS

From €50 per month
10 Available

Who?
The under 25s are one of many groups adversely affected by the housing crisis and living costs of Dublin City resulting in them being essentially locked out of their futures. This membership is to support young artists working in the city who are struggling to maintain their practice.

To read more about why we introduced this rate please read our blog post here.

Membership includes:
Please read about this membership type below!

A4 STUDIO MEMBERSHIPS

From €75 per month
Our memberships are modular starting at €75 per month, with the option of adding a storage locker (€10-€30 pm) or a personal workspace (€100-€130 pm).

Who?
A4 Sounds is a interdisciplinary studio space and will suit artists of all sorts that enjoy working in a shared environment and need access to a wide range of facilities over the duration of their projects. Our member artists work in a wide range of disciplines including, paint, print, textiles, activism, socially engaged art, film, documentary, animation, illustration, sculpture, woodwrk, metal work, performance, new media and more. If you are looking for more than just a desk in a room get in touch here!

If you are an international artist looking for a studio in Dublin for a short period of time get in contact via our contact form and leave a note in the what’s your buzz section!

Membership includes:

General
24/7 access
WiFi and bills
Kitchen facilities
Outdoor garden with mezzaine & bike storage
Member discounts
Profile page on our website
Access to Members Forum

Shared
Access to meeting & workshop room
Free Scanning & Printing
Access to shared studio spaces (4 shared studios)
Access to all facilities
Access to shared equipment & materials

Facilities
Darkroom (Colour / Black & White)
Print Table
Printing Press
Screen-printing
Electronics Area
Workshop & Tools
Textiles
Audio-Visual Equipment
Reduced rental fees to our Event Space for rehearsals & exhibitions

Professional Development & Training
Professional Development Training
Darkroom Training
Screen-printing Training
Workshop Training
Take part in our Members’ Exhibition each year
Take part in our exhibition exchanges with other studio groups in Ireland.
Free or Reduced fees on public workshops & courses
Regular Artist Talks and group discussion
Regular exhibitions and events
Collaboration opportunities with a wide range of artists
Opportunities to host own workshops and discussion groups or to join those hosted by our members
Ongoing support from the A4 Team
Online studio forum to share ideas, ask for help and stay in touch with our members.

Additional Costs
Locker rental, various sizes €10 – €30 per month
Personal Workspace €100 – €130 (currently a waiting list for these)
40% discount for gallery & event space hire

More information here!

Application Process:
Applicants should fill out our membership contact form.
Applications will be reviewd by the A4 Management Team.
Selected Applicants will be invited to view the studio, those interested in joining will be added to our waiting list.
When a place becomes available new members will be selected based on their portfolio and available space within the studio. We try to keep a diverse range of artists working at the studio, so from time to time we pause applications from certain disciplines.

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