How to Join

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Membership in the Shaw Guild is open to anyone interested in supporting the Guild’s objectives and activities. New members are always welcome.

Membership Fees

The Shaw Guild membership year runs from January 1 to December 31, with an annual renewal fee.

Membership & renewal: $20 fee
Student membership: no fee

If you are interested in joining the Guild or renewing your membership, please contact our Membership Chair, Lindsay Thomson at 289-219-1909 or

Note: Shaw Festival members are financial patrons of the Festival, whereas Shaw Guild members volunteer primarily their time. A number of Shaw Guild members are also Shaw Festival members. For information on Shaw Festival membership, please see this season’s Shaw Festival program or visit their Membership & Giving page.