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Person viewing an installation from a previous group exhibition


Audience viewing a solo exhibition at Filter Space

Membership with Filter Photo is a great way to support both a growing non-profit and the photography community in the Midwest. Filter Photo offers members unique opportunities and direct access to special events during the Filter Photo Festival and year-round.  As a Member, you’ll enjoy benefits including early registration to all Festival programming, inclusion in our Member Directory, with a link to your website, invitations to networking and community building opportunities at Filter Space, and our monthly e-newsletter highlighting photography events in the Chicago area.

For more information on annual Membership and our Donors’ Circle read below.  If you would like to purchase a Gift Membership please contact Erin Hoyt at

Filter Photo respects your privacy and will never share your personal information with other individuals or organizations.

$45 Individual Membership 

Early registration to all Filter Photo Festival programming
Member discounts on year-round programs at 
Filter Space
Inclusion in our online Member Directory
Invitation to Members-only event
Monthly e-newsletter of photography events and Filter updates
10% off all framing at 
Seaberg Picture Framing

Audience enjoying a talk by our featured evening speaker Mona Kuhn

Consider joining our Donors’ Circle. Donors are Members who want to support Filter Photo at a higher level. As a non-profit, we rely on the generosity of our Donors to maintain and advance our programming. All Donors receive an Individual Membership to Filter Photo and priority seating for the Festival keynote speaker. Donors at the Gold and Platinum levels receive tickets to the annual VIP reception during the Festival. Donor level contributions are tax deductible as a charitable donation and help to sustain Filter Photo throughout the year.

$250 GOLD

Individual Membership +

Priority seating at the Festival Keynote

Individual Membership +

Priority seating at the Festival Keynote

Includes 1 ticket to the annual VIP reception during Filter Photo Festival

Individual Membership +

Priority seating at the Festival Keynote

Includes 2 ticket to the annual VIP reception during Filter Photo Festival 

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