By becoming a WGM member, you subscribe to a full list of programs and services from the Guild. Some of the highlights include:

  • Discount on class and workshop tuition, led by talented and knowledgeable teaching artists.
  • Complimentary entry to lectures by renowned artists and experts in the field.
  • Complimentary or very low entry/access for off-site tours:
    • Examples: Faribault Woolen Mills, Goldstein Museum, Minneapolis Institute of Art and more!
  • Access to creative space to meet for classes, interest groups, lectures, and programs.
  • Quality equipment and tools for use in classes or interest groups.
  • Access to the Textile Center Library, the largest circulating textile library in the nation with a professional librarian.
  • Fiber Fair annual sale benefits:
    • Low cost entry into Fiber Fair annual sale (other art show entry fees are hundreds of dollars):
      • $20 for returning artists
      • $0 for new artists
    • High percentage of sales from Fiber Fair go to artists – 75%
  • Access to member-only content in the member newsletter, The DRAFT (sample).
  • Artist support and promotion to WGM audience/community:
    • Free artist promotion of non-profit events/professional achievements.
    • Discounted member rate(s) for promotion of for-profit/business activities/advertisements.

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Take a WGM Tour!
Learn more about WGM and our offerings via this slide show.