BECOMING A MEMBER

Benefits of Membership

 

As a member you will be offered opportunities to:

  • develop your creative practice in a friendly and supportive environment. 

  • exhibit and sell work at the Art Block and in external exhibitions organised locally, nationally and internationally 

  • access edan organised workshops and related activities

  • access Art Block facilities and resources. 

  • profile your art via the edan website 

  • receive regular emails with  information about relevant events and activities

  • be part of a growing and thriving organisation with an excellent reputation for high quality and locally relevant creative activity. 

 

Participating as a member

Edan is operates as a collaborative network and it works through the active participation of members. It is hoped that those who join will, where possible: 

  • participate in exhibitions and workshops

  • share their skills and interests with other members through workshops and related activities and learn from the skills and interests of other members

  • offer some time to help in curating, installing, invigilating and promoting exhibitions 

  • act as ambassadors for the organisation in other situations

Responsibilities of members

Edan is an interest- and friendship-based network. We hope that all members will be able to develop their interests and act towards each other and to the general public in a spirit of friendship. However, there are some responsibilities related to the legal status of edan as a Not-for-Profit Limited Company. Its committee members are classified as Directors of the company and there is a legally sanctioned constitution applicable to its status. The Constitution is available for consultation in a file in the Art Block. 

As a publicly accountable organisation, all members must: 

  • work within the law

  • observe the terms of edan’s organisational policies including Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities and the Role of Volunteers. 

  • operate with the Aims and Objectives as set out in the Business Plan which can only be changed by a majority decision of members at monthly meetings.

  • Use appropriate systems for decision making, discussion and complaint. 

 

           

 

Anyone over the age of 18 with an interest in arts and creativity is welcome to join.