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! 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!


$25/Year · purchase
All Benefits of General Membership for full-time college and high school students.
*Valid Student ID Must Be Presented


$50/Year · purchase
Invites to Exhibition Openings and other events, 10% off Workshops and Classes, Discounts at Area Retailers, Weekly E-Mail Newsletter, Access to Members Only Events, Reserved seating for screenings and lectures.


$75/Year · purchase
For two people living at the same address, General Membership Benefits


$90/Year · purchase
All Benefits of General Membership Plus, 10% off Digital Services, 10% off Lab Rental


$125/Year · purchase
All Benefits of Preferred Membership Plus, Your own Artists Page on PPAC's website!


$250/Year · purchase
All Benefits of Enhanced Membership Plus, 20% off Digital Services, 20% off Lab Rental, 20% off Workshops & Classes, Waived Entry Fee for Annual Call For Entries

If you need more reasons to become a member of PPAC...
For more information about becoming a member, please contact Juliette Cook * Retailer Discounts on Request (as of 10/1/2014):
  • Blick Design Center, 20% off Matting and Mounting, 30% off Custom Framing
  • Fireball Printing, 10% off any standard order under $300
  • The Framers Studio, 25% off
  • Philadelphia Photographics, 10% off Film Processing
  • The Photo Review, 20% off Subscription
  • Webbcam, 25% off Camera Sensor Cleaning
  • Shades of Paper, photo supply discounts, please inquire with Shades of Paper
  • InLiquid, 20% off InLiquid Benefit ticket, 10% off InLiquid Store products, InLiquid Newsletter Subscription
  • Bokeh Fire Lens Rentals, 15% off any rental, please inquire with Bokeh Fire
Don’t forget! PPAC members are also members of PRC Connections, giving you free admission and discounts at photography centers around the country!