Become A Member


Become a PGAV member and enjoy a wealth of benefits, including invitations to exclusive networking events and discounted entry to professional development programs. In addition, your support will help us to build the capacity of public galleries in Victoria – enhancing their ability to deliver valuable cultural, social and economic returns to their communities. 

The PGAV offers two categories of membership: PGAV Member is for public galleries located in Victoria, while PGAV Supporter is for individuals and organisations located anywhere in Australia that want to engage with the public gallery sector in Victoria.

Make a Donation
Become a Supporter

This category of membership is open to not-for-profit public galleries located in Victoria. Membership is by application, with applications assessed by the PGAV Board.

What you’ll enjoy as a PGAV Member
  • Gallery profile on the PGAV website.
  • Promotion of your exhibitions and events through the PGAV website, social media, e-newsletter and the NGV Magazine.
  • Use of PGAV logo.
  • Invitations to exclusive PGAV networking events.
  • Discounted entry to PGAV Events & Professional Development Program.
  • Exclusive access to the PGAV Member email list.
  • Receive the monthly PGAV Digest e-newsletter, keeping you up to date on the public gallery sector.
  • Professional assistance, support and networking.
  • Advocacy at local, state and national levels.
  • Eligible to vote and to nominate for the PGAV Board.
PGAV Member Eligibility Requirements
  • Art gallery, art museum or contemporary art space, located in Victoria.
  • Non-profit and legally constituted.
  • Professionally and permanently staffed.
  1. Download the application form and return the completed form to the PGAV. 
  2. Pay the membership fee online or if you require a tax invoice with a purchase order please contact the PGAV

Galleries are encouraged to contact the PGAV prior submitting an application. 

pgav membership application form

PGAV Member Fees 2022/23* - new members
Small Gallery (Up to 10 FTE Staff):$ 989.00 inc GST
Medium Gallery (11-30 FTE Staff):$ 1,297.00 inc GST
Large Gallery (31+ FTE Staff):$ 2,050.00 inc GST
PGAV Member renewal 2022/23* - CURRENT MEMBERS
Small Gallery (Renewal):$ 989.00 inc GST
Medium Gallery (Renewal):$ 1,297.00 inc GST
Large Gallery (Renewal):$ 2,050.00 inc GST
*Fees are due annually on 1 July. New members are charged a pro-rata rate for the first year, then the full amount in subsequent years.

The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

We are an LGBTQIA+ friendly organisation and celebrate cultural diversity.