Membership costs £42 annually – equivalent to £3.50 per month
We take on casework and support members through workplace disputes
We offer bespoke guidance and advice when members need it.
We connect artists in their local area and support members to be more active in the union.
We support members in financial hardship and help with stipends to attend conferences and training.
We campaign for sustainable futures, equality, respect and access in every aspect of life and work.
We launched the 'Good Practice Charter' to hold institutions to account.
A membership to Artists’ Union England gets you professional support and access to resources. That means you’ll get:
Your membership means help will be there when you need it and we’ll constantly campaign for artist’s rights.
* In order to join, you must be an artist living or working in England for at least 6 months.
Artists’ Union England is an active union and is constantly campaigning, producing resources and signposting opportunites for its members:
Paid Commission Opportunity for AUE Member
11 May 2021
Arts and Cultural Organisations from around the country sign up to the Good Practice Charter
17 March 2021
The first Arts Organisation of 2021 signs up to the Good Practice Charter for Artists
03 February 2021
Open letter to PM Johnson and Chancellor Sunak
26 January 2021
AUE End of Year Message. Working together in 2021.
24 December 2020
The Good Practice Charter on-line launch.
30 October 2020
Rates of Pay
Mental Health Resources
Studios Survey 2020
Free Courses from GFTU
For Artists from the EEA