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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.

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Membership Term

Membership runs from January 1st to December 31st.

Bonus for new members: If you join as a new member of AIC after August 1st, your membership is active for the following year AND you receive the remainder of the current year for free - up to 5 months free.

Adding Specialty Groups

You can add specialty groups to a new membership when joining. Make sure you click on the appropriate boxes during the process. You cannot add specialty groups to your existing membership online. For assistance with this process, Contact Us.

Instructions to Create your Account and Become a Member

  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 at the top of your profile to see your options.)
  6. Add any affiliated specialty groups. (Scroll down once you select your membership type.)
  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 within a few minutes. Check your junk email folder if you don't see it soon.
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If you have any issues or questions, please contact us at or give us a call at 202.452.9545.