New memberships must include an application form with payment either by mail or in person at the Art Center (see mail address below) . Sorry, online payment for new memberships is not currently supported
An application form can be found in the BAA newsletter located on this site.
Recognition in the BAA Newsletter
Recognition in the BAA Newsletter and Art Center
Recognition in the BAA Newsletter and in the Art Center and 10% off one piece of art in the Art Center
$500 – Pearl
$1,000 - Silver
$2,000 - Gold
$5,000 - Emerald
10,000 - Ruby
20,000 Plus - Diamond
Pearl, Silver and Gold recipients will each receive a 5-year membership, a recognition plaque and 10% discount on BAA purchases for five (5) years. Emerald, Ruby and Diamond recipients will each receive a lifetime membership, a recognition plaque and 10% discount on purchases for life. A star will be added for each additional donation in the same category.
Membership dues begin on July 1 and end on June 30. Memberships starting after July 1 will be prorated to reflect the shorter period using the following schedule; (Individual/Senior) July-Sept: $45/$40 Oct-Dec: $34/$30 Jan-Mar: $22/$20 April-June: $11/$10. For other standard memberships contact the association at 661-869-2320. VIP memberships are not prorated.
*** All membership dues are donations and tax deductible ***
You may also drop off donations at the art center gallery during normal business hours or mail a check for payment (no cash) to:
Bakersfield Art Association
P. O. Box 386
Bakersfield, CA 93302