Join the world's biggest, friendliest Art community!

An SAA membership is for anyone with a passion for creating; whether that is painting, drawing or mixed media art. It doesn't matter if you are a new artist or a professional artist with your own art exhibition and installations, being a member of the SAA can help support and encourage you for years to come.
We have over 37,000 members, join our art community and find like-minded artists and new friends. Check out our art knowledge hub for a taste of what we have to offer...

Thinking of joining the SAA as a member?

Let SAA Professional Artist, Matthew Palmer tell you why he’s been a valued member of our family of artists for over 20 years.

Matthew tells you about the best bits of membership including the bi-monthly Paint magazine, exclusive access to hundreds of tutorials in SAA Video on Demand, free delivery on art supplies and more.

When you’re ready, find out more about joining our most popular membership for art enthusiasts. 

Join today and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits

Choose a free gift when you become a member

When you join the SAA and become part of our exclusive art community we also let you choose your own free gift as a thank you from us!

Simply quote JOIN0822 and we’ll add £20 of loyalty points to your account to spend on your next order.

There really isn’t a better time to join the SAA’s family of artists.

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Find the right membership for you

  • From £45.00 per year


    Perfect for art beginners & hobbyists.

    Bi-monthly Paint magazine

    Access Video on Demand (premium for Silver members)

    Exclusive offers

    FREE UK delivery

    Insurance under SAA group insurance

    Price match guarantee

    Two months' free when you choose Direct Debit
  • From £85.00 per year


    Perfect for taking your career to the next level.

    FREE online profile

    Exclusive Business advice in our Resource Hub

    Regular business seminars

    Trade account opportunities

    Insurance under SAA group insurance

    Filming opportunities

    Two months' free when you choose Direct Debit
  • From £60.00 per year

    Art club & groups

    Help your club grow in enthusiasm and potential.

    Group Insurance Cover

    Exclusive member-only savings and offers

    FREE Online profile

    Bi-monthly Paint magazine

    FREE UK delivery (to one named contact)

    Price match guarantee
  • From £53.00 per year


    Be part of a community no matter where you are.

    Bi-monthly Paint magazine

    Exclusive Member-only savings and offers

    Access Video on Demand

    Connect with fellow members

    Subsidised postage & packaging on all orders

Give the Gift of Art Membership

Perfect for any occasion! Give the gift of artistic inspiration! We all have loved ones who are tricky to choose presents for – friends or family who don’t want for much, or who seem to have all they need. SAA membership is the perfect solution!

If you treat your loved one to 6-month membership, they’ll receive 3 editions of Paint magazine, packed full of inspiration and only available to members. If you choose the 12-month option, they’ll receive 6 editions across the year.

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Offer Terms and Conditions

Prices shown are for automatic renewal membership. Express delivery is only available on products in stock, on orders placed Monday to Thursday and to locations available for express delivery. All other locations (UK highlands, islands and outlying areas) will be delivered with priority. Insurance is provided under SAA Group Insurance Policies. Free gift and welcome pack only available with UK memberships. This exclusive membership cannot be used with any other offer or promotional code. Video on Demand not available with art club memberships. Premium Video on Demand only available with Silver memberships and above. Two months free only applies to new customers joining by Direct Debit for their first year.