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Become a Member of the Vancouver Art Book Fair!

VABF Members are part of an engaged community that is passionate about art publishing in Vancouver and beyond. In addition to annual perks, Members contribute to the sustainability and growth of the annual Vancouver Art Book Fair—keeping the event free, while also allowing us to invite international artists and pay fair fees to presenters and arts workers. Your cash donation not only supports the production of VABF, it demonstrates your commitment to fostering Vancouver’s art publishing communities and establishing Vancouver as a centre for artists’ publishing.

Member Benefits

$20 Membership

  • Entrance to the Members Preview of the Vancouver Art Book Fair on Thursday, October 18, 2018 (6–8pm) + $10 entry for one guest
  • Tote bag guarantee! Ever sleep in and miss out on getting a free VABF tote? Become a Member and we will put one aside just for you 😉 Tote design illustrated by Ilya Milstein as part of the Booooooom membership program.
  • Join the parties! Included in the 2018 Membership Package is an All-access Pass to the official Vancouver Art Book Fair parties. (Event info on our About page)
  • Limited-edition enamel pin set with artwork by Lindsey Hampton, produced by Explorer’s Press
  • Annual Membership card printed by Brick Press
  • One-year Subscription to C Magazine. “C Magazine is a Toronto-based contemporary art and criticism periodical devoted to providing a forum for significant ideas in visual art and culture. Each quarterly issue explores a new theme through original art writing, criticism and artists’ projects.”
  • 50% off one-year Adbusters print subscription + receive a free poster and stickers when you sign up at their table during VABF, just flash your membership card!
  • Copy of Unibrow Arts Festival’s limited edition zine Unibrow Vol 1 (while quantities last)
  • Evo promo card for FREE Evo Membership + 45 FREE driving minutes when you sign up!
  • + Special discounts and email invitations to exclusive events, book sales and more

Member Packages can be picked up at the VABF Members Preview on October 18, 2018, or the Vancouver Art Book Fair from October 19–21, 2018, taking place at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. (520 East 1st Avenue, Map)

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    If you want to pay via cash or cheque, please contact us at [email protected]
  • $ 0.00 CAD

The Vancouver Art Book Fair strives to bring together the best producers of artists’ books and ephemera from around Canada and the world. Help us continue this work by making a donation. As a thank you, donors will receive a 2018 VABF Membership and be presented in the Gold ($500+), Silver ($200+), or Bronze ($40+) tiers on our homepage and on display at the event.

Click below to donate via PayPal, or donate what you can at the event. Donations of $2 or more will receive a free VABF button made by Six Cent Press at the event.

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By becoming an official sponsor of the Vancouver Art Book Fair, your brand, organization or business will gain print and media access to thousands of cultural enthusiasts and supporters of the arts. You will be identifying your business with a non-profit arts festival that is committed to yearly growth and continually expanding its year-round presence in the Vancouver art and publishing scene. Please contact us directly to discuss a comprehensive sponsorship package tailored especially to your organization.