VCAM NOTE: Beginning January 1, 2019, there will only be two-year memberships i.e. 2019 – 2020, which will fulfill the attendance requirement for 2020 Conference.

Membership is open to all volunteer and staff organizations of visual art museums in the United States, and Canada. The volunteer organization and staff representing the art museum holds membership. More than one volunteer organization at any museum may become members at the same time.

Payment of dues entitles each member organization to attend all meetings, receive a copy of the VCAM Membership Roster, and vote at the Board elections. Money collected from Membership Dues will be used to cover operating expenditures, such as Web-site maintenance, Constant Contact subscription, and VCAM Newsletter design.

For online payments, please see VCAM Membership 2019 – 2020. If you prefer not to make an online payment, please download a Membership Application form (writable PDF). Complete the form and mail it to VCAM.

Please send checks in U.S. funds and completed forms to;

Ed Allotta, VCAM Treasurer
237 McMillan Road
Grosse Pointe Farms, Mi 48236


VCAM Newsletters and bulletins: keep up-to-date, gain ideas from networking. Regional meetings providing attendees interaction through panels and workshops, which are styled to provide solutions and ideas. Bi-annual Conferences that offer professional speakers, panels, presentations, with topics such as:

  • Finding and keeping volunteers.
  • Maximizing fundraising events and grants.
  • Communicating your excellence.
  • Improving your leadership skills.
  • Problem solving, from the very small to large museums.
  • Creating and running art rental and sales, travel tours, and more.
  • Exploring through discussion successful volunteer, staff and board relationships.
  • Developing docent programs and lecture techniques.
  • The volunteer and tax considerations.
  • Risk Management as it affects the volunteer and the museum.

If you have a question or want to make other payment arrangements, please contact:

E Allotta, VCAM Treasurer
237 McMillan Road
Grosse Pointe Farms, Mi 48236