By becoming a member, you support AS220’s mission of providing access and opportunity for all Rhode Island artists.

Whether you live nearby and take part in our nearly 130 activities per month, or live far away, membership is a way to participate in the ongoing co-creation of our creative community. Feel free to email for more information.

There are four options for Membership:

Supporting Member
Super Member

While the greatest benefit of becoming an AS220 Member is the support you’re providing, we do offer a few other benefits:


$50 Member

  • $1 off shows at 115 Empire Performance Space
  • AS220 sticker
  • Beer upgrade at The Bar at AS220 + half off fountain drinks
  • 15% off workshops at the AS220 Industries
  • 10% off artwork purchases at the AS220 Galleries and online store
  • 10% discount at Merchant Member businesses

Fully tax deductible.

We offer yearly and monthly memberships


$100 Supporting Member

All the benefits of a $50 Member, PLUS:

  •  $1 off entrance to the 95 Empire Black Box

Fully tax deductible.

We offer yearly and monthly memberships


$220 Super Member

All the benefits of a $100 Supporting Member, PLUS:

  • AS220 tote bag
  • Complimentary 6-month Providence Athenaeum Membership ($65 value)

Tax deductible at $150.

We offer yearly and monthly memberships


$365 Member

All the benefits of a $220 Super Member, PLUS:

  • An AS220 t-shirt

Tax deductible at $280.

We offer yearly memberships at this level


Merchant Member  $0  ///  Learn More 

AS220 Merchant Members offer discounts to AS220 Members at their businesses. In return, AS220 Merchant Members receive:

  • 2 FREE AS220 Memberships
  • Promotion on web page & in monthly newsletter
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Live Arts Venues

Main Stage:
The AS220 Main Stage hosts over ten events a week and is a 200 capacity performance venue and gallery space. The venue contains 4 powered main speakers, three monitors, in house compression and efx, projection / dvd capabilities, and a 6 foot screen. A full inventory can be viewed here.  While the Main Stage hosts a wide array of artistic programming, it primarily is used as a concert venue. It is located at 115 Empire Street.


Black Box:
The Black Box is an extremely versatile 90 capacity performance theatre. It has a surround sound system, Subwoofer, digital projector with 8′ X 12′  screen, and full theatrical lighting. The space focuses on theatrical and dramatic works and encourages users to customize the space to suit the needs of their production. The Black Box is on the first floor of 95 Empire Street.


Dance Studio:
The dance studio hosts regular dance, yoga, and fitness classes and is available for rental for rehearsals and private instruction. The Dimensions of the marley floored room are  28′ X 42′ and it is equipped with mirrors, ballet barres, an easy to operate sound system and sunlight!

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Psychic Readings:
Psychic Readings is an intimate and mysterious multi-purpose room. It has a capacity of 45, but also has an “Annex Room” which moonlights as an art gallery. Psychic Readings is run in conjunction with the AS220 Artists in Residence on the third floor of the Empire Street building.



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