The Fine Art Society

Membership

MEMBERSHIP IN THE FINE ARTS SOCIETY

- What it means to the Member
1. PATRON MEMBERApply For membership
  • A privileged class of Member for life.
  • Becomes a Member of the General Body of Members from the date of admission.
  • Eligible to contest election to the Board of Trustees on completion of 3 years membership as at the 31st March, preceding the election.
  • Eligible to contest election for the post of President or Member of the Managing Committee from the date of admission as a Patron.
  • Eligible for appointment on all the Sub-Committees of the Society.
  • Free admissions to programmes organized by the FAS except Special Events save charges if any, for food served.
  • Facility of naming two nominees from the Patron's immediate family (wife, son, and daughter) such that in the event of the death of the Patron, the first nominee predeceases the second nominee, the second nominee shall become a Life Member without payment of fees. Such nominee Life Member shall be entitled to benefits as applicable to Life Member. This shall be a one –time transfer only i.e. from the Patron to the first nominee or the second nominee only as the case may be.
  • Eligible for a discount of 12.5% on the charges payable for use of FAS facilities for personal functions of the Member and his immediate family (wife, sons, daughters & parents). This facility can be availed of four times in a financial year.
2. LIFE MEMBERApply For membership
  • A Special Class of Membership for the duration of the Member's lifetime.
  • Becomes a member of the General Body of Members from the date of admission.
  • Eligible to contest election to the Board of Trustees on completion of 3 years as at the 31st March , preceding the election.
  • Eligible to contest election for the post of President or Member of the Managing committee from date is admission as a Life Member.
  • Free admission to programmes organized by the FAS except Annual Festivals and Special Events save charges, if any, for food served.
  • Eligible for a discount of 10% on the charges payable for use of the FAS facilities for personal functions of the Member and his immediate family (wife, son, daughters & parents). This facility can be availed of four times in a financial year.
  • Eligible for appointment on all the Sub-Committees of the Society.
3. MEMBER OF ACTIVITY WINGApply For membership
  • Becomes a member of the Activity Wing from date of admission.
  • Eligible to attend Annual Meeting of the Activity wing.
  • Eligible to contest election for the post of President or members of the Managing Committee on completion of 3 years continuous membership as at the 31st march preceding the election.
  • Eligible to become a member of the General Body if Members on completion of 5 years continuous membership.
  • Eligible to contest election to the Board of Trustees if he/she has been a Member for a continuous period of 8 years or has been a Member of Managing Committee for a minimum period of 2 years as at the 31st March, preceding the election.
  • Eligible for appointment on various sub-committees of the Activity Wings.
  • Free admission to the FAS programmes except annual Festival and Special events save charges, if any, for food served.
  • Eligible for a discount of 7.5%  after the completion of 3 years of uninterrupted subscription,on the charges payable for the use of the FAS facilities for personal functions of the Member and his immediate family (wife, sons, daughters & parents). This facility can be availed once in a calendar year.
4. NRI MEMBERSApply For membership
  • A Special class of Member
  • Please contact Office for details.

 

 

Guidelines

MEMBERSHIP - PATRON / LIFE MEMBER/ ACTIVITY WING / ASSOCIATE / NRI/GENERAL GUIDELINES

  1. The membership is open to all age 18 years and above
  2. Those desirous of securing membership have to apply in the prescribed form.
  3. The form duly completed and recommended by an existing member is to be given to the following office along with the required registration fee, Plain paper applications may be made for Corporate & NRI Membership.
  4. Once the application is approved, the applicant will be notified when he/she will be required to pay the lump sum amount or yearly.
  5. subscription along with the interest free security deposit where applicable. The registration fee pad will be adjusted towards the admission fee.
  6. The yearly subscription rate/ security deposit/admission fee can be revised from time to time as determined by the Society.
  7. The current rates of subscription etc. are:
    Patron Rs. (One time)  Please contact office for details
    Life Member Rs. (One time)  
    Corporate Rs. (One time)  
    Membership of Activity Wing Rs. (Yearly)  
    Registration fee/ Admission fee Rs. (One time)  
    Interest free Deposit for Activity wing Rs. (One time) (One time, six months subscription in force)
    NRI Member   (yearly)  
  8. Annual subscription is payable in advance in April every year for members of Activity Wing.
  9. A discount of 10% if subscription is paid for 3 years at a time.
  10. Additional discounts of 10% for members of Activity wings who opt to receive all communications by Email only. ( No matter of hard copy letters will be sent.)
  11. Subscription once paid is not refundable.
  12. Registration fee is not refundable in the event of not availing membership as and when allotted and notified.
  13. Names of Activity Wing Members, who fail to renew membership by paying the subscription amount due, will be removed at the end of six months (September) and their interest free deposit adjusted towards dues.
  14. Electronic membership card will be issued on admission and will renew from time to time as applicable.
  15. Loss of card or if damaged badly should be intimated in writing to the office immediately. A duplicate card will be issued on payment of the prescribed fee (which is presently Rs. 100/-)
  16. Change of address, telephone, fax, email et. May kindly be notified to the office expeditiously. All communication will be sent to the last given postal or email address.
  17. Admission to all programmes will be on presentation of valid membership cards.
  18. Membership cards are not transferrable for members of Activity Wings & corporate Members. Transfer may be considered under special circumstances for patrons, life Members and NRI with Special conditions.
  19. Decision of the Board of Trustees / Managing Committee on all matters shall be final.

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