Member Discounts

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.

Above Ground Art Supplies
10% discount on all items in store
74 McCaul Street, Toronto

Akasha Art Projects
20% framing discount
200-511 Church Street, Toronto

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.

The Arts & Entertainment 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. 

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 /

Border Crossings Magazine
10% discount on regular subscription rates

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

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

Canadian Opera Company
Arts Worker discounts on opera tickets $18 - $29
227 Front Street East, Toronto

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

Creative Art & Frame
20% discount on custom framing
109 Fanshawe Park Rd. E., London

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!

Dan Pollack Law
Helping creators share their work with the world
25% discount to CARFAC members
Capped fees for certain projects

Vandana Taxali
Innovation + Creativity Lawyer

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

15% off Essentrics™ classes with Nancy MacLeod
Use the code CARFAC15 at checkout to receive your 15% discount.

A full body flexibility workout based on eccentric strengthening: this dynamic workout will build lean, strong and flexible muscles. One-hour classes are held several times a week in the Queen & Spadina neighbourhood of Toronto. Visit for the current schedule and from there, register for a class online.

Nancy MacLeod is a certified Essentrics™ instructor. A long-time fitness enthusiast, with Essentrics™ she discovered for her the perfect blend of strengthening and active stretching that she was long searching for. She found that in addition to building strength, it rapidly improved her flexibility and her balance, and also almost immediately relieved pain from an injury.

Fabulous Printing

12% off the regular printing price.
72 Tecumseth St. Toronto

Dr. Lauren Johnson B.A., D.C.
Work: 647-459-0805 | Fax: 416-483-5433
2004-2300 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4P 1E4

Dr. Johnson has extensive knowledge in spinal health, ergonomics, postural rehabilitation, orthotics and gait analysis. As well as being passionate about nutrition, and family wellness; including pre-natal, pregnancy, post-natal, and pediatric related care. Dr. Johnson is Webster certified as well as a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association and the College of Chiropractors of Ontario.

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.

Website: coming soon!

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

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

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

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)

We are a boutique-sized digital giclée printing studio catered to artists & makers. We are run by practicing visual artists with top-notch technical skills, printing on only artist-approved papers, canvas and films, using genuine archival quality pigments. We offer unparalleled one-on-one consultation and dedicated service to our clients. This artful approach & attitude makes us unique compare to others.

We offer a broad range of services at our vigorously maintained and colour-calibrated print studio, including:
-Wide-format giclée pigment art printing on an array of fine art substrates by Epson, Ilford to Hahnemühle
-Hand-stretched museum canvas art printing
-Limited edition print runs
-Digital high-resolution documentation of original artworks
-Digital retouching, correction & enhancement
-Archiving, raw file processing & digital archive management 

Address: 163 Sterling Road, Studio No. 125, Toronto, ON, M6R 2B2
(Located in the heart of the newly-minted gallery district, directly across from the new MOCA)
Tel: 647-982-5327 (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!

Barristers & Solicitors
25 Sheppard Avenue West, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M2N 6S6

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

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, ON P0H 1K0 705-752-4211
Visit and shop online.

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

Opera Atelier
Discounts on opera tickets: regularly $79, now $25.
189 Yonge St., Toronto

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
Equipped with some cast iron and a whole lot of love, Paperhouse Studio opened in 2013. We are artists rooted in paper and print media, sharing and exploring these versatile mediums with innovative research and experimentation. Paperhouse provides an educational program that encourages the sharing of knowledge at all levels while creating a fun and playful environment to learn in. We encourage an accessible and diverse studio, offering space and expertise for artists to explore new ideas and create work. Paperhouse also developed a volunteer-for-rent program that offers young and emerging artists a space to create their art work. We encourage collaboration by offering printmaking, papermaking, natural dyes, book arts and sculpture under one roof. We are open to the public, welcoming people to come and visit our studio, and explore the world of paper and print.

Address: Artscape Youngplace, Unit 102, 180 Shaw Street, Toronto, ON.
Discount: 15%
Code for website: carfacmem

Personal Tax Advisors
Income tax preparation for artists, performers and freelancers.
10% discount off tax preparation for CARFAC members.
Phone: 647-351-5099 /

Prefix Canadian Contemporary Photography Magazine
Receive a 5% discount off one subscription.

Visit our Homepage
Discount on replacement projector lamps
code: CARFAC

Robin Faye
CYA-E-RYT500, Yoga and Bodywork
20% discount off private yoga lessons
Thunder Bay ON

Storwell Self Storage
15% discount for CARFAC Ontario members at any of Storwell's three GTA locations.
300 Evans Avenue, Toronto, ON M8Z 6C8
Phone: 416-259-5555

Sutherland-Chan Clinic
15% discount on regularly priced massage therapy appointments.
330 Dupont Street, Suite 400, Toronto, ON

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

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

Wellington Village Massage Therapy
Marque Laflamme, RMT
29 Julian Avenue
Ottawa,ON K1Y 0S6

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.

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

Wyndham Art Supplies
5% discount on regular priced merchandise.
125 Wyndham Street North, Guelph, ON

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.

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

Call Us:
(877) 890-8850  ·  (416) 340-8850

Office Hours:
Tuesday - Friday  · 
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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