Do you love photography?

Give a Membership

If the answer is yes, then you belong at the Photographic Resource Center. Since 1976, the PRC has served as a voice for the photography community of New England. Whether you are a photographer, a collector, a curator, or are just interested in new trends in photography, the PRC is a home for you. Join the PRC community today!

Gift Memberships

Give a gift of PRC Membership! All membership categories can be designated as a gift upon checkout.

To join by mail:

Click here for a printable membership form

Questions? Call us at 617.975.0600 or email

Select a Membership Level

Individual Memberships

Become a Member

Individual: $50
Individual Supporter: $100
Discounted: $30 (please read guidelines below)

  • Free admission to the gallery and use of the library (Note: the library is currently in storage)
  • Discounts on books, lectures, workshops, and other PRC programs
  • Eligibility to submit work to our annual juried exhibition, Exposure, and other PRC call for entries and opportunities
  • Free admission and/or discounts at like-minded photography institutions through the Connections Network around the country
  • Discounts at numerous regional merchants

Discounted: $30 – Students (not enrolled at an Institutional Member school), recent graduates, volunteers, adjunct faculty, seniors, and others who cannot afford full membership. NOTE: Faculty, staff and students of Institutional Members receive Individual Member benefits for free.

Students of Institutional Member Schools receive member benefits as listed at link. Faculty & staff of Institutional Member Schools receive most benefits, except admission to lectures and events.

Family Memberships

Become a Member

Family: $75
Family Supporter: $150

  • Individual category benefits for two members of a household

Sustaining Memberships

Become a Member

Contributor: $250
Benefactor: $500
Patron: $1,000

  • Individual category benefits for two or more members of a household
  • Invitations to VIP receptions
  • Free admission to PRC lectures for two people