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:
Latest sign up to the Good Practice Charter for Artists
01 April 2022
AUE signs letter of support for Whitworth Gallery Director
04 March 2022
Artist Studio Checklist - renting a studio / workspace
27 January 2022
Arts organisations signing up to the Good Practice Charter for Artists
10 December 2021
What Does COP26 Mean for Artists, Trade Union Members and Workers?
01 November 2021
The Good Practice Charter
12 August 2021
Rates of Pay
Good Practice Charter
Artist Studio Checklist
Mental Health Resources
Studios Survey 2022
Free Courses from GFTU
For Artists from the EEA
Tax Advice for Artists