The peak body protecting and promoting the Australian visual arts sector


NAVA offers a range of programs, resources and membership benefits designed to connect artists and the sector with various networks.

Why Join?


Back your own horse

NAVA's Membership program makes important commitments to the artists who founded and who sustain our organisation. We offer programs that will:

  • Amplify your voice
  • Develop your practice
  • Strengthen your sector.

Includes Insurance

Photo by Michael Amendolia

Wendy Sharpe, photo by Michael Amendolia

This membership offers you 7 types of heavily discounted insurance plus all the other Premium Membership entitlements. It is exclusively available for professional visual artists, curators, installers, registrars, conservators and arts administrators.

Join Annually or Monthly

NAVA Friends

This membership joins you into the art community either as an arts professional or someone who loves the arts. It provides inside news about what’s happening in the sector nationally and access to expert advice and a range of professional development tools and career opportunities.


Membership, Events, Resources


NAVA offers a range of benefits designed to keep organisations and arts workers connected with the arts community.

Students and Subscribers

Be Part of the Community - free!


If you just want to keep in touch with what’s happening, you can register for free to receive regular arts sector information from NAVA including our monthly ebulletin.