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Is an Emergency Affecting your Collection? 

Is an emergency (such as a natural or manmade disaster) affecting your institution? Call our response team 24/7 at 202-661-8068.  
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Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of AIC. Encouraging knowledge and understanding of our cultural heritage is a goal made possible only with your support. Whether you are a career conservator with years of experience, an arts professional working with conservators, or an interested lay person, you will be enriched by being a part of our community.

Membership Term

Membership runs from January 1st of one year to December 31st of the same year. However, if you join as a new member of AIC after August 1st, you will be a member for the following year while receiving the remainder of the current year for free.

AIC offers many different ways to be a member:

Sign-up Process

  1. Create a login ID. 
  2. Create a profile.
  3. Select your organization.
  4. Verify your profile information (add a photo, social media accounts, etc...)
  5. Shop for membership. (Click the link up at the top of your profile to go shop for membership).
  6. Add any affiliated specialty groups.
  7. Add items to cart.
  8. Enter credit/debit card information.
  9. Click the Purchase Now button.
  10. If the transaction is successful, you will receive a confirmation number and email.
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