Membership

Our membership is broken down by space and studio to offer flexible, affordable options. We also have sliding scale dues based on the median income of the area. In addition to paid membership, we have project based scholarships and artist sponsorship. Here’s a breakdown:

Membership Tier
Income above
$42,000
Income between
$31,500-$41,999
Income between
$21,000-$30,999
Income less
than $20,999
General
Pre-requisite of all membership levels. Includes safety training for specialty studios, discounts, and one free day pass.
$50

(one time fee)

Fee can be reduced up to 50% in exchange for volunteering
Co-working
Access to all open working spaces during business hours
$30.00 monthly$22.50-$29.99$15.00-$22.49Project Based Scholarship or Artist Sponsorship Recommended
Co-working + 1 studio
Access to open working spaces and one studio* of choice.
$50.00 monthly$37.50-$49.99$25.00-$37.49
Co-working + 2studios
Access to open working spaces and two studios* of choice
$70.00 monthly$52.50-$69.99$35.00-$52.49
Co-working + 3 studios
Access to open working spaces and three studios* of choice.
$90.00 monthly$67.50-$89.99$45.00-$67.49
All Studios
Access to open working spaces and all specialty studios.*
$100.00$75.00-$99.99$50.00-$74.99

*safety training must be completed before members can access a specialty studio independently

Co-Working Membership

($30 monthly)

Co-Working membership includes all the open areas in our maker space along with tools and resources kept there. With co-working membership, you get access to the following labs and areas: Main Space and Stage, Digital Media, Electronics, Co-Working Fiber Arts, and the Hayloft Lounge. Access is during our regular business hours.

 

Specialty Studios

($20 per studio when added to co-working membership)

The following studios can be added to co-working membership provided safety and/or technical training has been completed: Wood Shop, Metal Shop, Specialty Fiber Arts, and Print Shop. Access is during our regular business hours.

All Access Membership

($100 monthly)

All access membership includes all co-working spaces and all specialty studios once safety and technical training is completed. Access is during our regular business hours.

Key Holder Membership

(Dues negotiated based on service)

Key Holder members aid in developing lab and studio spaces, safety and technical protocols, and oversee maintenance. Key Holders, in exchange for their expertise, are given a key to the space with 24/7 access.

**We are currently looking for a Screen Printing Key Holder! Inquire with Erin Eckler at erin@albanybarn.org**

Artist/Maker Sponsorship

Apply to have your membership sponsored. Individuals are chosen based on body of work, project and career goals, recommendations, and desire to impact the community. Sponsorship is given in 3 month increments, with evaluations occurring after each 3 month period to continue eligibility.

Project Based Scholarship

Apply for a scholarship to cover membership dues through the duration of a specific project. Projects are chosen based on ingenuity, potential for providing skill based training opportunities, and/or overall community benefit/impact.