Join or Renew

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) invites you to join us for an exciting year of photography exhibitions, events, classes, workshops and more! Along with our expanded list of programs, we offer new benefits when you join as a member today!

Being a member of PPAC is fun, educational, and inspiring!

Now, when you become a member, the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center will showcase your work in the Annual Membership Exhibition. This year, we have teamed-up with arts organizations In Liquid and Second State Press to produce what will be a highly publicized group exhibition of ambitious proportions. Become a member of the growing PPAC community to ensure your work is included!

Members now enjoy new members-only events! Check out these exclusive offerings and join us for one of our exciting new monthly events.

Membership in the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is a great deal! Here are some of the top ten reasons to become a member!

  1. Guaranteed acceptance into the Annual Members’ Exhibition.
  2. Discounts of 10% – 20% on Photography Workshops.
  3. Discounts on in-depth Photography Classes.
  4. Reserved seating for lectures and film screenings.
  5. Discounts on PPAC’s services such as printing and scanning.
  6. Fun Gallery Previews for select photography exhibitions.
  7. Receive invitations to all PPAC exhibitions.
  8. Discounts at local area retailers like Shades of Paper.
  9. Meet fellow photographers at PPAC’s Members’ Happy Hour to share your work and your ideas.
  10. The satisfaction of knowing you support PPAC!

Watch a video on why YOU should become a member of PPAC!

PPAC exists in part to further an energetic dialogue about contemporary photography and our Members’ Happy Hours are a fun way to be a part of that conversation. Join us on Thursday, February 28th from 6:00-8:00pm for our next Members’ Happy Hour! We will be working together with our PPAC members to create exclusive monthly membership events such as photo walks and artist lectures. Become a member today and make your voice heard!

For more information about becoming a member, please contact Juliette Cook

* Retailer Discounts (as of 6/24/2013):

  • Blick Design Center, 20% off Matting and Mounting, 30% off Custom Framing
  • Calumet Photographics, Eligible for Educational Discounts
  • Fireball Printing, 10% off any standard order under $300
  • The Framers Studio, 25% off
  • International House, 20% off Membership
  • Philadelphia Photographics, 10% off Film Processing
  • The Photo Review, 20% off Subscription
  • Utrecht, 10% off
  • Webbcam, 25% off Camera Sensor Cleaning

Don’t forget! PPAC members are also members of PRC Connections, giving you free admission and discounts at photography centers around the country!