Membership Benefits and Policies

Anyone with an interest in the arts of Africa or the African Diaspora is welcome to join ACASA.
Courtesy memberships are available to individuals living and working in Africa or the Diaspora for whom it is a financial or bureaucratic difficulty to make payment.

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Benefits of membership:

Forum for disseminating research and exchanging ideas on African and Diaspora arts

Contact with colleagues in the U.S., Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean

Discount registration for the ACASA Triennial Symposium on African Art

Sponsored panels at ASA and CAA—Advancing Art & Design conferences

Initiatives that benefit colleagues in Africa and the Caribbean

Listserv for direct communication with ACASA members

Newsletter published three times a year

Member directory

Tax deductibility: ACASA is a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization. Basic membership rates are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. They may, however be tax deductible as business expenses. Donations above the cost of membership may be deductible as charitable contributions to the extent provided by law.