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CARFAC Ontario has negotiated a number of discounts for our members at businesses around the province. Below is a list of current discounts, which you can take advantage of by presenting your CARFAC Ontario membership card.

Types of Discounts:



Studio insurance designed for visual artists

From $10,000 to $100,000 coverage for equipment, tools and artwork.
$10,000, $25,000 & $50,000 limits available for artwork in transit and at exhibitions.
$2M, $3M, $5 general liability limits available.
Optional coverage for sales & training activities.

Visual artist members of CARFAC Ontario are eligible to a 15%* group discount!
*Some admissibility criteria may apply.

1-855-382-6677 /

Dipchand LLP 

Helping creators share their work with the world!

25% discount to CARFAC members; Capped fees for certain projects.

Simps onTower | 401 Bay Street | Suite 2100 |Mailbox #55| Toronto ON M5H 2Y4 | 1-416-504-5805 |

Personal Tax Advisors

Income tax preparation for artists, performers and freelancers.
10% discount off tax preparation for CARFAC members.

Phone: 647-351-5099 /

Keslassy Freedman LLP

Barristers & Solicitors

25 Sheppard Avenue West, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M2N 6S6
416-645-5382 /

CARFAC Members receive 25% off and capped fees on certain projects to be negotiated. 

Vandana Taxali

Innovation + Creativity Lawyer

CARFAC Members receive 25% off and capped fees on certain projects to be negotiated. 

Visual Artists’ Legal Clinic of Ontario (VALCO)

Visual Artists’ Legal Clinic of Ontario (VALCO), CARFAC Ontario and Torys LLP have partnered to provide summary advice to artists about their legal rights and responsibilities.  This is a free, exclusive service for CARFAC Ontario Members.  * Institutional Associate members are ineligible for this service. All cases are subject to a conflict-of-interest check by Torys LLP. More information can be found here

art suppliers

Above Ground Art Supplies

10% discount on all items in store
74 McCaul Street, Toronto
416-591-1601 /

Akasha Art Projects

20% framing discount
204 Carlton Street, Toronto / 647-348-0104 /

Creative Art & Frame

20% discount on custom framing
109 Fanshawe Park Rd. E., London
519-660-1065 /

Curry's Art Supplies

10% off regular priced items
Show valid CARFAC ID in-store at cash prior to purchase. Applies to-in store, in-stock items only.
Not valid with any other offer or special order purchases
Visit to find a store near you!

Palette Art School & Art Supplies

15% off regular priced items
1600 Steeles Avenue West, Unit 2, Concord
905-738-7889 / / 

Fabulous Printing

12% off the regular printing price.
72 Tecumseth St., Toronto
16-703-0159 /

Framing Dames

20% off framing and art supplies.
362 Old Kingston Rd., Scarborough
416-287-2025 / /

Germotte Photo & Framing Studio

40% discount on custom framing - please call for full details.
358 Ravenhill Avenue, Ottawa / 613-725-6958 /

Gwartzman's Art Supplies

10% off regular priced items.
Show valid CARFAC ID in-store at cash prior to purchase. Applies to-in store, in-stock items only. Not valid with any other offer or special order purchases.
Visit for more information!

Jeremy Does Art Prints (JDAP)

Discount: 15% off on regularly priced printing products and digital services to CARFAC members with a valid membership card. Discount excludes gift cards. Additional bulk kick-backs available on large print runs! 163 Sterling Road, Studio No. 125, Toronto
647-982-5327 / / 

King's Framing & Art Gallery

10% off regular everyday low priced items; 20% off custom framing. 
Not applicable on sale items, and special or custom orders.
To obtain the discount, members must show their valid CARFAC Ontario membership card prior to purchase.
Applies to in-store, in-stock items only. Not valid with any other offer or special order purchases.
188 Voyer Rd., Corbeil
705-752-4211 / 

Painted Turtle

20% discount on in-store and mail orders.
4 Balsam St., Thunder Bay ON P7A 5M7
Phone: 807-344-4636 / Fax: 807-346-0201 / /

Paperhouse Studio

Discount: 15% off classes for CARFAC Ontario Members. Code for website: carfacmem.
Artscape Youngplace, Unit 102, 180 Shaw Street, Toronto /

Discount on replacement projector lamps
code: CARFAC

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Wallack's Art Supplies

Save up to 10% off their everyday low prices.
Offer not applicable to sale items, and special or custom orders.
Show valid CARFAC Ontario membership card to obtain discount.
Please visit for all store locations in Ontario and Quebec.

Wyndham Art Supplies

5% discount on regular priced merchandise.
125 Wyndham Street North, Guelph / 1-800-560-1970


Group Health Plan

In partnership with AFBS, CARFAC Ontario is now offering its members health insurance specifically designed for Canadian artists. The Arts & Entertainment Plan® is managed by a not-for-profit insurer that has 17,000 artists as members and has operated for more than 40 years. No medical is required, it’s affordable and you can enroll online in minutes! 
Learn more at
Please note – you must be over 18 and under 71 years of age to enroll. If you have been insured recently with another plan and are over 70 you may qualify – call 1-800-387-8897 ext 238 for details. 

Dr. Lauren Stethem D.C.

Discounted rates for CARFAC Members: 15% discount on regular priced appointments and treatment packages in addition to a Free Assessment. The clinic is located at Yonge and Eglington and is very accessible by the TTC. Free parking is available close by.

2004-2300 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

647-459-0805 / / 

Robin Faye

CYA-E-RYT500, Yoga and Bodywork
20% discount off private yoga lessons
Thunder Bay, ON
807-632-6591 / / 

Sutherland-Chan Clinic

15% discount on regularly priced massage therapy appointments.
330 Dupont Street, Suite 400, Toronto, ON
416-924-1107 /

Wellington Village Massage Therapy

Discounted rates for CARFAC Ontario members: $55 for 1 hour and $30 for 1/2 hour. The clinic is based in the Westboro area which is just West of downtown. 
Marque Laflamme is a Registered Massage Therapist who has been in practice for 11 years in Ottawa focusing primarily on rehabilitation/injury as well as some relaxation focused therapeutic massage. Marque Laflamme, RMT
29 Julian Avenue
Ottawa, ON / 613-761-5603 

Bea Gancedo Counselling

Counselling services for CARFAC Members at 15% discounted rate ($75 per 60-minute session).  

Bea Gancedo is a member of OAMHP offering Counselling in English and Spanish. Brief formats and single-session available. Book your free consultation for further information.

647-500-9926 / 


MacMedics Canada

10% off services before taxes with valid CARFAC Ontario membership card.
103 Pendrith Street, Toronto
Services include setup and configuration, trouble-shooting, onsite, phone and email support, network design and implementation, consultation on purchasing and more. / 416-466-4066

Storwell Self Storage

15% discount for CARFAC Ontario members at any of Storwell's three GTA locations.
300 Evans Avenue, Toronto
416-259-5555 /

Total Museum and Fine Arts Services

10% discount for CARFAC Ontario members on any of TOTAL's services.
TOTAL Museum and Fine Arts Services is a logistics company serving the fine arts and heritage sectors. TMFAS has three major areas of activity: transportation, services, and storage. As a member of the TOTAL Transportation Group of Companies TMFAS has access to a fleet of climate controlled vehicles to serve regional, national, and international transportation needs. TMFAS provides logistics support for the fine arts and heritage sectors, including, but not limited to: crate building, travelling exhibition management, case building, framing, digitization and collections management. TMFAS also provides temporary, climate controlled, storage services in Toronto and Halifax.

Upper Canada Stretchers

CARFAC Ontario members are eligible for a 10% discount on online purchases and free shipping on first order they place (with proof of membership). To order online visit:
For more information please contact:
Ted Ratcliffe
Sales and Marketing
Upper Canada Stretchers
(800) 561-4944 /


Zipcar will waive the $75 admin start-up fee for each member, lower the annual fee from $55 to $30, and lower the hourly rate from $11 (and up) to $8.75/hr for any car in their fleet except the BMW, Audi, and the Mini Convertible. Make reservations by web, phone, or mobile-web. Their 24-hr call centre can be reached at 1-866-494-7227. Check out their website to submit your application. Please note, your application will be approved after verification you are a CARFAC Ontario member in good standing.


Border Crossings Magazine

10% discount on regular subscription rates
1-866-825-7165 / /

C Magazine

Get 2 years for the price of 1 under the promotional code 'CARFAC'
C Magazine - PO Box 5, Stn B
416-539-9495 / /

Canadian Art

Subscribe to Canadian Art for only $18 per year (regular price $25.68) /

Prefix Canadian Contemporary Photography Magazine

Receive a 5% discount off one subscription.
416-591-0357 /


Art Gallery of Ontario

Save 20% on your membership to the Art Gallery of Ontario
Become an AGO member today and get FREE admission to the AGO’s collections for a full year, plus FREE admission and VIP access to most special exhibitions.  You’ll also get discounts galore on food, shopping and education programs, exclusive access to the Norma Ridley Members' Lounge, invitations to Members' events, subscription the monthly What’s On eNewsletter, free coat check, and so much more!

  • Individual: CARFAC Member Price = $88 (Regular $110). This level includes free admission for one named adult cardholder.
  • Member + Guest: CARFAC Member Price = $116 (Regular $145). This level includes free admission for one named adult cardholder and allows for one guest with each visit (one visit per day).
  • Family Membership: CARFAC Member Price = $116 (Regular $145). This level includes free admission for two named adult cardholders and up to 5 children ages 17 and under with each visit (one visit per day). Share this membership with a neighbour, friend or fellow artist and split the cost. 
More information about the AGO discount. 

Canadian Opera Company

Arts Worker discounts on opera tickets $18 - $29
227 Front Street East, Toronto / 416-363-8231 

Canadian Stage

$20 Arts Worker ticket to all performances
CanStage Box Office - 26 Berkeley Street, Toronto, ON M5A 2W3 / / 416-368-3110 / 1-877-399-2651

Opera Atelier

$30 Arts Worker tickets to all performances using the code ARTS.

The Group Tix Company

CARFAC members can enjoy personalized customer service, discounts of up to 25% off regular ticket prices and pay only a nominal processing fee for a variety of theatre, happenings and events across Canada and around Toronto. 
Visit Please bookmark the link as it is updated regularly. To order your discounted tickets call 647-438-5559 or Toll Free 1-866-447-7849 and identify yourself by: CARFAC

White Water Gallery

20% off membership
122 Main St. E PO Box 1491, North Bay
705-476-2444 / /

Are you a business owner interested in offering a discount to CARFAC Ontario members? Contact us.

414-401 Richmond Street West
Toronto, Ontario  M5V 3A8

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