Listed businesses offer a 10% discount to visual arts practitioners listed with Art$Pay (unless a different amount is listed). Discounts may be subject to limitations by each retailer. Refer back to this page for exclusions and the most recent list of participating retailers.

At checkout please identify yourself as being listed with Art$Pay and eligible for a discount, and show your discount card. You may be asked for supporting photo ID.

Are you a visual arts practitioner and want a discount card? Get Listed!

Professional Development Workshops

Participating Retailers

Take Advantage of these Professional Development Opportunities!
ArtsPay will subsidize AP members by reimbursing/paying half of the workshop fee if they complete any of the following workshops offered by Idea Exchange.  Click on the images below to learn more and register.

Grant Writing Workshop

Thursday Feburary 22, 7-9pm

Thursday March 1, 7-9pm

Artline Salon - - Discount is not applicable, or to be combined, with any other discounts or special pricing offered, and applies to all services and regularly priced merchandise

Chapters Waterloo - - Discount on all merchandise, except Lego, American, Electronics and kiosk orders (ordering a book in store for delivery)

Curry's Artists' Materials Waterloo - - Discount on regular priced product at all Curry’s retail stores; not applicable to online or phone orders and cannot be combined with any other discounts or special pricing offered. Please show discount card at the start of each in-store purchase

Gwartzman's Art Supplies - - 10% discount on regular priced merchandise. Discounts cannot be combined with any other sale, special offers, custom orders, discontinued items and select specialty items. A valid ID card must be shown at each in-store purchase.

Open - Open Sesame offers 10% discount anytime, and 20% discount on merchandise to ArtsPay artists during the Meet Up for the Visual Arts events; limited to full-price, in-store merchandise.

THEMUSEUM - - 25% discount on General Admission. Please email for your discount code.

ZM Cycle & Fitness - - 10% discount limited to full-price, in-store merchandise and service.

Want to see more retailers participate? Ask your favourite places if they would offer an Art$Pay discount, then contact


Sincerest thanks to nik harron for his design of the Discount Card collateral.