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The guild is part of York's cultural fabric, drawing together technical and creative disciplines, join us and shape the future.


  • Invitations to quarterly Guild meetings and guest talks;

  • Networking with fellow creatives and businesses of all sizes;

  • Shape and collaborate on major international arts projects;

  • Support from peers and experts to enhance your creative practice;

  • Be the first to hear about exclusive commissions and events;

  • Influence the future York you want to live and work in.



For members, the Guild gives you access to regular networking opportunities and sector events, a chance to help shape what happens next, to have your voice heard and a say in the way York markets itself to the world.

Membership is open to all.

We have two membership levels: 


 £26 standard 

*£25 plus £1 processing fee


 £5 student 

*Includes £1 processing fee


Get involved. Be a part of it.





Our membership payments are currently managed by an external provider.

Payments are separate to your website login and we cannot access your account details.


To manage your membership, access your membership portal here.





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 "where creativity  and technology meet" 

Membership of  The Guild of Media Arts  is open to everyone who supports York and Media Arts. We have a wide-ranging membership, including individuals and organisations involved in (but not limited to):

- Games design 

- Graphic design

- Digital photography 

- Film

- Light art

- Digital art

- Animation

- Generative Art

- Video games 

- Robotics

Why not add your knowledge to York's biggest guild as a member or  apply to join our court  to directly support the development of The Guild. 

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York's UNESCO designation as a city of Media Arts is for everyone.


We welcome and encourage the use of our logo to show support for York's Media Arts and wider creative community, and the wider UNESCO Creative Cities network.

Please do use the logo as appropriate:

  • On your website

  • On social networks

  • On your letter headed paper

  • On project applications

  • In your email footer

Please download the appropriate logo for your status or organisation, from Google Drive, below, checking guidelines and advice to help you choose the right version.

If you need a different file type, please let us know by messaging us on our chat app in the bottom right of your screen or completing our contact form.

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