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.





Tell me about my website profile, how I log in and change notification settings

To log in to the website and view your account, notofications settings, event tickets and more, please navigate to the the very top and centre of the page, where the login / sign up bar is. We've written a more detailed blog about membership and notofications here. From here, you can see everything about you on our website: - Edit your profile including contact details, intro and photo - View your inbox - View tickets for past and future events - See draft blog posts (moderators only) - Close your account If you have any further questions about how memberships work please visit the Wix help centre at NOTE: YOUR WEBSITE ACCOUNT IS NOT THE SAME AS YOUR PAYMENT ACCOUNT.

Can you manage my account for me?

Yes and no. We can confirm your email address or contact details to confirm you are you to log in, but we cannot access, view, update or change any passwords, as that is under your control. We can, of course block members, should we need too.

How do I manage my payments & subscriptions to the Guild of Media Arts

Your payments are currently managed independently by a third party provider. Your payments to the Guild are currently not linked to your account on the website (at time of writing, August 2019). To manage your payments, visit our "Membership" page and follow the link. Note: We cannot view any of your log in details and can only confirm existing contact information for you to use in order to manage your account by following the link:

What's the best way to contact the Guild of Media Arts

The best way to contact us is either by using the contact form or by using the chat app. Each one of these forms of contact will email our main email address and the clerk. From there, we will respond from within Wix, which can be answered either by responding from your email or by logging into the website or app (everything is linked).

I'd like to get involved.

Great. We'd really like to hear from you. Please, please get in touch. As a majority volunteer-led organisation, the more help we have, the stronger we can be. We're open to help in any way as well as specific roles. To see our vacancies, please see the "our people" page. If you think you could help us in any way, even if it's not mentioned, please get in touch!

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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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