Become A Member

Enjoy exclusive benefits while supporting The Art Effect’s mission to empower young people to develop their creative voice, shape their futures, and bring about positive social change through visual and media arts. As a member of the Trolley Barn Gallery, your support empowers youth as leaders who catalyze the community through the arts and re-energizes downtown Poughkeepsie.
Choose between The Art Institute or the Trolley Barn Gallery memberships today!

Art Institute Membership

Save 5% on all classes and Summer Arts Camps for ages 5-19
VIP entry with top arts colleges at Hudson Valley Regional Portfolio Day
Early access to registration for year-round art courses

    Free submissions to open calls
    Showcase your work in the Annual Member Exhibition
    Exclusive access to VIP events at The Art Effect and Trolley Barn Gallery

    Plus: Sponsor additional young artist gallery memberships and you will contribute to the artistic empowerment among young people in the community.

      To maxamize your membership benefits, The Art Effect uses a rolling model. Your membership will expire one year from the date of signup. Auto-renewal option makes it easy to signup each year. If you have questions or would like to purchase your membership over the phone, call 845.471.7477.