how to join


Membership in the BAA is open to anyone interested in actively supporting the arts in Somerville and the Boston community at large. The Brickbottom Artists Association promotes its members and their work, while providing them with a means to contribute to the community.

The BAA also works to make the life of the local artists a little easier and a lot more fun. Here's how:

  • The Brickbottom Gallery, presenting professional exhibitions by established and emerging artists, free to the public

  • Occasional evening Salon events, video screenings, literary readings, lectures, slide presentations, music, etc. Most are free and open to BAA membership.

  • The Annual Brickbottom open studios

  • A Website with community notices, images of artist-member's work.

  • Discounts from local merchants and art supply stores: Cambridge Artist and Craftsman Supply, Utrecht and Cambridge Reprographics.

  • Independent health insurance

Benefits of membership:

  • Resident and Affiliate Artists may participate in up to 3 membership exhibitions as well as BAA sponsored events throughout the city.

  • Open Studios in November. If space is available, affiliate artists may participate in the Brickbottom Open Studios, which is open to all Resident Artists.

  • Artist listing on this website including an images of work, and links to your e-mail and/or to your website.

  • A 10% discount for art purchased in the gallery.

  • The chance to support the arts and artists of your community.

Click HERE to apply electronically and pay via Paypal.

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