ARCS memberships are based upon an individual's yearly salary or income and are open to all who are:
employed by museums or related organizations, including independent contractors, who work in registration or collections care field
employed by for-profit businesses who provide goods or services to museums or related organizations
enrolled in studies related to museum registration or collections care
retired from registration or collections care work
Up to $40,000
Annual membership fees for those with an annual salary of $0 - $40,000. All fees are in United States Dollars.
$40,001 - $65,000
Annual membership fees for those with an annual salary of $40,001 - $65,000. All fees are in United States Dollars.
$65,001 - $95,000
Annual membership fees for those with an annual salary of $65,001 - $95,000. All fees are in United States Dollars.
Annual membership fees for those with an annual salary of $95,001 or greater. All fees are in United States Dollars.
Benefits of ARCS Membership
Educational Opportunities Workshops, seminars, webinars and more. Includes advance notice of educational opportunities around the world.
ARCS Member Forum Sharing information, stories, helpful resources, and searching for help from the ARCS membership.
Member Directory Inclusion in and access to our membership directory, an easy way to connect with colleagues.
Biennial Conference Join colleagues from around the world at the ARCS biennial conference. Members enjoy reduced rates for registration.
ARCS Resource Kit Access a library of resources of relevance and interest to our membership and other industry professionals.
Mentoring Program The RCS Mentoring Program is a joint collaboration between Collections Stewardship professional network of AAM and ARCS (Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists).
Career Center Access open positions and internship listings. Post a job and tap into the talented ARCS membership.
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