Why should I join RappArts?

The central Rappahannock River region in Virginia is home to a diverse and vibrant arts and culture community. Sustaining and showcasing the presence, the creativity, and importance of arts and culture as economic drivers in the area require the ongoing commitment from many people.

Your membership helps RappArts increase public awareness of, advocacy for, and involvement in arts and culture activities. The mission of RappArts is to support and strengthen artists and arts and cultural organizations by promoting the regional arts, culture, and creativity. Your membership indicates your support and respect for the creative people as well as for the arts and cultural offerings in our regional communities.

What does RappArts offer?

RappArts provides the premiere website for arts and culture in the central Rappahannock River region. It supports and strengthens the areas artists and arts and cultural organizations by providing an affordable online platform to shout out to the world that “We Have Art!”
Our Directory of Arts and Culture showcases the myriad of artists, visual, performing, and literary artists and art organizations that call the central Rappahannock River region home. Our all arts-related Events Calendar listing all the arts and cultural offerings in the area in one place is critical to cultivating audiences and patrons for the artists and organization in our community.

Your membership and support help fund this valuable resource.

RappArts ongoing programs, including the new RappArts Rap and PorchFest, are designed to help connect local artists with each other and the community.

Art brings people together and strengthens the character of our region. Your membership and support help RappArt achieve its goal of “Bringing the Community Together Through the Arts!” and making the central Rappahannock River region a premier arts destination.

Read more about the benefits of supporting the arts, including 10 ways Supporting the Arts helps the community on this page.

Discover everything you can do with RappArts by reviewing our guidelines:

Artist EligibilityArtist OpportunityEvent EligibilityOrganization EligibilityVenue Eligibility

Choose the membership and/or donation level that’s right for you. Then click the “Purchase” button to complete your membership. Want to be a Member and Sponsor? Wonderful! Just click “Purchase” on your desired membership level. When Paypal redirects you to your shopping cart, come back and add your desired sponsor level before checkout.

Artist Membership $10 (yearly)

Fiscal Year – July 1 to June 30

After you complete your membership purchase, be sure to create your Directory Profile here

Organization Membership $25 (yearly)

Fiscal Year – July 1 to June 30

After you complete your membership purchase, be sure to create your Directory Profile here

Sponsorship Levels

Use the drop-down menu below to select your desired Sponsorship Level

Supporter/Sponsor Levels




The Arts Council also welcomes and encourages contributions from corporations and grants. Please contact RappArts at arts@rapp-arts.org to explore the benefits of investing in the region’s arts and cultural life. The Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization; donations and memberships are tax-deductible.

Need more reasons to join RappArts? Read all the perks RappArts offers here.