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Our goal is to give visibility and value to contemporary jewelry.

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The best part about membership is knowing you’re a part of an organization that supports the fearless work coming out of the art jewelry community, but your membership will come with other benefits in thanks for your support. Each successive level includes all the benefits of the preceding levels. Choose the level of membership that best suits your interests.

Pewter Membership | $50 per year (payable in installments of $4.25 per month for 12 months, if desired)

  • Receive AJF’s weekly e-newsletter, containing the latest trends in art jewelry design from artists and galleries around the world, plus upcoming AJF Live events, current articles, interviews, and reviews focused on art jewelry
  • Access to all of AJF’s published articles, spanning 23+ years, as well as AJF’s Library, which contains PDFs of essays, catalogs, and more from scholars, curators, gallerists, artists, and others in the field
  • Eligibility for AJF’s fiscal sponsorship program, which provides financial management for projects in the art jewelry field. Fiscal sponsorship offers advantages for projects that need to raise funds from granting sources only available to nonprofits with 501(c)(3) status. For more information visit AJF Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Discount on AJF Young Artist Award grant application fees
  • AJF memberships are tax-deductible

Bronze Membership | $150 per year (payable in installments of $12.50 per month for 12 months, if desired)

All Benefits Above Plus:

  • When you first join, we’ll celebrate that fact with an image of your choice—your portrait, your work, etc.—in AJF’s newsletter and on AJF’s social media 
  • Your name with a link to your website listed on the Members page of AJF’s website
  • Notification of all AJF meet-ups and AJF in Conversation, including Schmuck (Munich Jewellery Week), SNAG, New York City Jewelry Week, member galleries, and others throughout the year
  • 20% off AJF publications

Silver Membership | $500 per year (payable in installments of $42 per month for 12 months, if desired)

All Benefits Above Plus:

  • Ability to publish your news in AJF’s monthly Report. (AJF reviews all content for relevance.) You’ll receive the distinct advantage of exposure to AJF’s international audience of art jewelry buyers, collectors, makers, gallerists, and institutions in the world. We reach more art jewelry buyers worldwide than any other organization. Examples of topics AJF readers want to know about: exhibitions; workshops; employment; books; scholarships; calls for entry; other events of interest to the jewelry community
  • A dedicated page on AJF’s website, including a direct link to your website to promote (your choice): your work; your school, including faculty and student work; your gallery and artists; your institution and events
  • Receive exclusive invitations and VIP passes to events such as Intersect Chicago (formerly SOFA), Collect, Schmuck (Munich Jewellery Week), and others throughout the year. These international events provide special access and networking opportunities for curators, collectors, gallerists, makers, faculty, jewelry enthusiasts, and active arts supporters to make connections
  • Special member prices for AJF meet-ups and AJF in Conversation (AJF trips not included)

Special Bonus for Enthusiasts

  • Invitation to register for all member-only AJF Live virtual and in-person trips after Gold, Platinum, and Titanium levels

 Special Bonus for Makers

  • When you first sign up and at each yearly renewal, we’ll make an announcement in our social media and newsletter, to place your work in front the largest international audience of art jewelry buyers, collectors, makers, gallerists, and institutions in the world. We reach more art jewelry buyers worldwide than any other organization.
  • You’ll secure your place in the history of art jewelry with a PDF of your work in AJF’s Library, used by curators, academics, writers, and researchers around the globe. Your work will live forever in our Library.
  • Once a year AJF will present your PDF to member galleries and institutions. Another way AJF helps you get in front of a world-wide audience of art jewelry buyers, collectors and gallerists. We reach more art jewelry buyers worldwide than any other organization.

Special Bonus for Museums

  • Announcement of your recent jewelry acquisitions in our museum feature, published twice a year as an article on our website
  • Ability to publish a list of jewelry desired for your collection in our semiannual museum feature, aimed at our active collector members who seek institutions to give work to

Special Bonus for Schools

  • Ability to publish student dissertations in any language in AJF’s PDF Library. (AJF reviews all content for relevance.) 
  • AJF will publish a combined end-of-year article that includes one outstanding student—nominated by the educational institution—from each school

Special Bonus for Galleries

  • Promotion of artists and their work in AJF’s monthly On Offer feature, which allows each member gallery to present a piece of jewelry to our international audience of 860,000+ jewelry enthusiasts. This feature includes a link to your website to encourage direct sales

Gold Membership | $1,000 per year | $2,000 for yourself +1

All Benefits Above Plus:

  • Invitation to register for all member-only AJF Live virtual and in-person trips after Platinum and Titanium levels

Traveling with AJF is an intimate, high-quality, and personal experience. AJF trips always sell out quickly. These unparalleled excursions offer AJF members a unique opportunity for insider access into the world’s best museums and galleries, including private viewings, behind-the-scenes tours, private dinners, and conversations with international makers, movers and shakers, and influencers of the art jewelry world

  • Director’s Forum: once a year, join in a video conference call with AJF’s director and special guests to get a behind-the-scenes look at AJF and the field at large

Platinum Membership | $5,000 per year 

All Benefits Above Plus:

  • First to be invited to register for all member-only AJF Live virtual and in-person trips you wish to attend, for yourself +1
  • Complimentary copies of all in-print AJF publications

Titanium Membership | $10,000 per year

All Benefits Above Plus:

  • Prominent acknowledgment of your contribution (optional)
  • An invitation to create a special legacy grant, project, or competition in your name which AJF will professionally manage and promote. Or propose your own idea to AJF—we’d love to hear from you! Funding for grant, project, or competition is in addition to the annual Titanium membership contribution. AJF’s experienced staff will provide complete support to assist you in realizing your legacy project

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