Artists’ Union England supports freelance artists based in England.

Membership costs £42 annually – equivalent to £3.50 per month

What Do Artists' Union England Do?

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.  Read more →

Membership Benefits

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.

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Artists' Union England represents artists

Our members work in disciplines including:

Visual Art, Applied Arts, Socially Engaged Art, Moving Image, Sound and Performance

* In order to join, you must be an artist living or working in England for at least 6 months.

Get to know us

Artists’ Union England is an active union and is constantly campaigning, producing resources and signposting opportunites for its members:




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Work as an artist with the protection of a trade union.



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