The peak body protecting and promoting the Australian visual arts sector



NAVA Premium Plus

$280.00 annually.

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.

NAVA Premium (yearly)

$84.00 annually.

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.

NAVA Premium (monthly)

$7.00 per month.

To make payment easy if you are on a very tight budget, this offers the same Premium membership package but on a monthly payment basis.

NAVA Organisation

$320.00 annually.

This membership is for arts organisations and entitles your staff to access all NAVA’s resources and events including two free professional development opportunities a year specifically designed for administration staff.


Free subscription and Art Wires newsletter.

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.



Building Your Audience

Building Your Audience guides you in developing your marketing and communications skills with a focus on generating relationships and building new markets for your work. Through this course you will learn how to effectively promote your practice and arts small business.

Writing Grant Proposals

Writing Grant Proposals helps artists research, plan and write stronger grant proposals.

Advanced Arts Contracts

This advanced level three-week course explores agreements and licences used in arts practice and how to negotiate for your rights.

Arts Contracts for Beginners

A three-week introduction to contracts and copyright, this course covers contract terminology, concepts and best practice so you can develop understanding of basic artist contracts. You will learn about your rights and obligations as an artist, and be better equipped to read and understand a contract or agreement.


I AM AN ARTIST and a nava member T-shirts

Limited edition I AM AN ARTIST and a nava member T-shirts printed by Sydney based artist Huck Luck.

NAVA Badge Pack

Be proud of your NAVA Membership with these NAVA button badges.

NAVA Premium Plus Fast Tracking

Option to fast track your Premium Plus Membership application.

Life drawing in the studio with Archibald finalists

Studio mates and past Archibald finalists Jasper Knight, Julian Meagher, Dean Brown and Oliver Watts are inviting Sydney’s art-enthusiasts and philanthropists to join them for a night of life drawing to support the work of the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA).