We are always looking at expanding the range of diversity represented through biennials. We welcome applications from all individuals, institutions and associates from different regions and art-related sectors.

  1. Individual Member

    A professional engaged in managing a biennial or other periodic exhibition, or who works in a relevant field.

  2. Institutional Member

    An institution or organization that has held a biennial type of international art exhibition or relevant event (including triennials, quadriennials and other periodic exhibitions) for more than three occasions.

  3. Associate Member

    An individual or institution that does not qualify for membership as one of the above, but desires to join the IBA.

  4. Supporting Member

    A person or institution providing substantial financial or other assistance to the IBA.

Membership Application Fees

*Annual membership period begins January 1 and ends December 31.

  1. Individual Membership €100
  2. Institutional Membership €200
  3. Associate Membership €100

Supporting members can be any Individual, Institutional or Associate member wishing to give above
their annual membership fee or someone wishing to make a special donation to the IBA.

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Members of IBA are provided with the following benefits:
 As an IBA member you will be part of an international network of arts professionals. You can connect to other members through our online Interactive Space, giving you the latest news on upcoming events and access to critical discussions regarding the world of periodic art events today. A Membership Card will provide entrance to all events hosted by the IBA, including the General Assembly, in addition to free admission to events organized by our Institutional members. Individual and Institutional members have the additional right to vote for representatives of the IBA and approve Article amendments.


Register Online or Download the Application Form

Downloaded forms can be scanned and emailed to the IBA Office or sent via post.

For those applying for Individual and Institutional membership, please note that your application must first be approved by the IBA Board. This may take several weeks. Once your application has been approved, an email will be sent notifying you to finalize your registration.

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