Join Volunteer and Donate

Your support helps The Fraser serve its artists, develop strong programs, evolve as an institution and serve the community of the North Shore. At The Fraser, we are proud of our long-standing commitment to the preservation and promotion of the arts and education in our community.

Your support makes this good work possible.

Thank you!

Whether you’re a member, volunteer, or donor (or all three!), there are many ways to support The Fraser.

Become a Member

Membership at The Fraser is open to everyone! You don’t have to be an artist or artisan to help shape arts and culture. Join us and the following benefits will be yours:
  • SHOW AND SELL your work in the Lillian Fraser Room and the Gallery Shop (30% commission)

  • ATTEND OPENING NIGHTS  and events and workshops

  • JOIN a community of like-minded people advocating and promoting creative arts and culture 

  • MEET NEW PEOPLE and make new friends

  • JOIN the Fraser Writers Group

  • TAKE a workshop

  • GIVE a workshop

  • VOTE at the Annual General Meeting

  • RUN for Board of Director posts

  • ADD to your personal & professional profile (e.g. Linkedin)

  • PROMOTE your own exhibitions, workshops, and events through our channels

  • ELIGIBLE for 10% discount on your personal Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS) membership fee 

  • RECEIVE digital copies of the VANS newsletter

Annual Memberships

  • $20 Individual Membership

  • $25 Family Membership

To join The Fraser, please fill out our membership form


Get involved, get experience, make friends, make a difference!

​Join our volunteer team. Use the talents you already have or gain new skills. There are many roles and as a volunteer you can choose one or several that suit your experience and availability.

Volunteer Opportunities include helping with:

  • Workshops

  • Gallery Openings

  • Gardening

  • The Gallery Shop

  • Visitor Information Centre

  • Special Events

  • Communications and Marketing

  • Office tasks

  • Committee activities

  • Spring & Fall Cleanup

To join us or to find out more about what you can do at The Fraser, email [email protected]


Your donations support our artists and programs. Thank you!

​We are a registered charitable organization. Eligible donations of $20 and over will receive tax receipts.

Pay by E-Transfer

Send an e-transfer to [email protected]

Pay by Mail

Send a cheque made out to “Northumberland Arts Council” to:
Northumberland Arts Council
PO Box 335
Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0

Pay in Person

Visit us at the Fraser and pay in person by cash, cheque, debit, VISA, or Mastercard.

Canada Helps

You can donate via the Canada Helps Website (click the button below)