Membership Benefits & Levels

The Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) advances jewelry and metalsmithing by inspiring creativity, encouraging education, and fostering community.


Join SNAG Today

We invite everyone to join SNAG – jewelers, designers, collectors, educators, students, metalsmiths and others. SNAG is for everyone with an interest in the art and craft of contemporary jewelry and metalsmithing. SNAG embraces all metals, multiple alternative materials, and different sizes and scale.

As a member, you can connect with others while accessing information and images through Metalsmith magazine and the SNAG website. Get your work seen, benefit from discounts and scholarships, and much more.

Connection

  • Be part of the SNAG jewelry and metals community: SNAG envisions a diverse jewelry and metals community engaging in thoughtful conversation and critical discourse while preserving tradition and embracing innovation.
  • Online membership directory: Be listed and find other members.
  • Post opportunities on Springboard: Calls for entries, scholarships, employment, workshops, books, exhibitions, and more.
  • Connect with other members on Facebook, flickr, crafthaus, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn. Scroll to the bottom of this page for all the social media links.
  • Volunteer: Since 1969, thousands and thousands of volunteer hours and talent have made us great. PEOPLE make SNAG work. Now’s a great time to get involved.

Information and Images

  • Membership includes a subscription to Metalsmith magazine (four issues per year + 2 issues of the companion publication Metalsmith Tech)
  • Access to all digital issues of Metalsmith and Metalsmith Tech from 2011 onward
  • Metalsmith EXTRA!
  • Riveting News e-newsletter every Monday
  • Online news posts

Your Work Seen

  • Your own Maker Profile Page — you can build and update it at any time
  • Eligible to sell at annual Trunk Show Sale
  • Exhibitions

Discounts and Scholarships


SNAG offers a range of membership levels, from student to corporate. Below are the options. Find the level that fits you.

— New Membership Options Effective 1/15/2019 —

Special note to members who are currently signed up for digital-only Metalsmith: To help you make the transition to print + digital, SNAG emailed you a discount code on January 16th.

Membership

North America International
1 Year with print + digital Metalsmith $94 $109
2 Years with print + digital Metalsmith $179 $209

*A portion of your dollars goes towards your Metalsmith magazine subscription. For example, $94 for a 1-year membership includes $34 for the magazine and $60 for membership. That’s only $5 a month in member dues!


Emerging Membership

North America International
1 Year with print + digital Metalsmith $69 $84

Emerging is defined as being out of full-time or part-time in any educational program to include college, university, technical college, community college, non-traditional school, and/or any other degree, certificate or non-certificate granting program within the past 3 years.
You can be an emerging member for no more than 3 years.
Emerging members receive the benefits listed at the top of this page.


Student Membership

North America International
1 Year with print + digital Metalsmith $58 $73

SNAG_STUDENT_POSTER_2106_COLORStudent is defined as being enrolled full-time or part-time (2 or more classes) in any educational program to include college, university, technical college, community college, non-traditional school, and/or any other degree, certificate or non-certificate granting program. Student members receive the benefits listed at the top of this page.


Dual Membership

North America International
1 Year with print + digital Metalsmith $154 $169

Two people in the same household. Dual members receive the benefits listed at the top of this page. You will have one shared record in the database, Member Directory and Maker Profiles; receive one copy of Metalsmith; and two conference discounts.


Organization Membership

*The international rate increased January 15, 2019 to cover mailing costs.

(Gallery/Museum/School/Organization)

Length of Membership North America International
1 Year $225 $365

Receive the benefits listed at the top of this page plus:

  • An additional discounted conference registration (a total of two)
  • Five extra copies of Metalsmith magazine sent to you (in addition to your subscription)
  • Two regular memberships for two of your clients who have never been SNAG members
  • One feature/interview in Riveting News and news blog
  • Special conference breakfast event invite
  • VIP event invites
  • One VIP pass for SOFA Chicago (admits two)
  • Listed on Organization/Corporate Members page

Corporate Membership

*The international rate increased January 15, 2019 to cover mailing costs.

Length of Membership North America International
1 Year $500 $640

Receive all the regular and organization benefits listed above plus:

  • Two additional discounted conference registrations (a total of four)
  • One additional regular membership for a second person at your company
  • Mailing list of SNAG members (for one-time use; a $525 value)
  • Ongoing recognition on news blog
  • Company profile run one in Riveting News
  • Opportunity to write a guest article for news blog

 

Military/First Responders Discount of 10% available upon request, with proof of service.

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