Join the SAA

Join the world’s biggest, friendliest art community!

SAA membership is for everyone with a passion for painting and drawing. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been painting for years, being a member of the SAA can help to encourage and inspire you for years to come. With 42,000 members, the SAA is the perfect place to meet like-minded artists and new friends.

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Standard Membership

The most popular membership level, perfect for beginners and accomplished leisure painters.

When you become an SAA member, you’ll find a whole host of benefits and resources at your fingertips, including BRAND NEW Video on Demand, SAA Rewards (where you can save money on extra day essentials), the bi-monthly PAINT magazine, packed with inspirational articles, step-by-step guides, interviews and top tips from professional artists and so much more…

For exclusive member deals on thousands of art materials, FREE P&P on all UK orders and loyalty points on your purchases, as well as a whole host of other great benefits, SAA Standard Membership is your next step to creativity!

Silver Membership

It’s Standard Membership, plus so much more including PREMIUM Video on Demand!

NEW! Video on Demand

Access hundreds of hours of step-by-step guides, tuition videos, demonstrations and workshops all from the comfort of your own home.  There’s previously unavailable digital content from all your favourite artists including Jeremy Ford, Jane Betteridge and Hazel Soan, plus inspiration from the archives with Alwyn Crawshaw, Terry Harrison and Geoff Kersey.

NEW! SAA Rewards

SAA members now have access to fantastic money-saving benefits with SAA Rewards! From life’s essentials to the little luxuries that make you smile, you now have the power to save a small fortune for yourself as well as your nearest and dearest.

Overseas Membership

Just because you’re not based in the UK doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all that SAA membership has to offer. Join as an overseas member today and see how we can inspire and support you with your art wherever you are.

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SAA Professional Membership

For our professional members, we understand that your needs are quite different to the average leisure painter and so we have developed additional benefits tailored to support every aspect of your art.

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So, you’ve bought the paints, paper and brushes, set up the ‘Still Life’ and … now what? If you need a nudge or a confidence boost, I really do recommend joining The SAA.

Teresa Sands, SAA Member Since 2007

Get 2 months FREE!*

Join the SAA today by Direct Debit and receive 2 months extra FREE!*

Direct Debit makes membership easy – you only need to set it up once and your membership fee will be automatically processed each year, meaning you’ll always be an active part of the SAA community!

*2 months free only applies to new members who join by Direct Debit. 14 months SAA membership applies to your first year only.

SAA Membership – What’s in it for me?

Find out more about membership and see a glimpse in to the amazing benefits it can offer you!

Gift Membership

Give someone you love a whole year’s worth of inspiration!

Art Club Membership

With well over 1,500 SAA affiliated clubs, discover how the SAA could support your club too!