CEPA Gallery, Buffalo NY - Interior

In late 2013, Big Orbit Gallery and their programs officially merged with CEPA Gallery. This strategic initiative will safeguard the mission and history of Big Orbit, while ensuring the continued growth of the region’s only program dedicated to the art and artists of Western New York.

We invite you to join CEPA Gallery and Big Orbit today and become a member of one of the most dynamic and important arts organizations in Western New York. Through support from individuals like you, CEPA’s outstanding level of exhibits and events, arts education programs, and artist residencies are possible.

Big Orbit - A CEPA Gallery Project Space

Membership Benefits

CEPA Membership is the best way to stay informed about upcoming exhibits, special events, classes and workshops, and other activities at CEPA Gallery and Big Orbit. Members are also invited to submit a piece of artwork for display in our Annual Members Exhibit each spring.

Join today and enjoy a number of member benefits at CEPA Gallery and Big Orbit, including:

  • Invitations to all exhibits and events
  • Discounts on admission to special events
  • Invitations for all calls for work
  • An invitation to participate in the annual Members Exhibit
  • An invitation to apply for any 3 of our annual Exhibition Awards
  • Free portfolio reviews
  • Access to the CEPA photography archive
  • Access to our Monthly Membership Perks program
  • Special promotional discounts at local participating vendors including: Trend Up, Sasmita Batik Indonesia, Queen City Gallery, EXPO and more!
  • A 33% discount on Darkroom and Digital Photo Lab hourly rates
  • A $25 discount on CEPA’s photography classes and workshops

Membership Levels

Now you can join both CEPA Gallery and Big Orbit for one annual membership fee.

  • PATRON: $100
  • SUPPORTER: $200
  • SUSTAINER: $500

Join Now

Choose the membership level from the menu below that’s right for you.

Membership Levels



CEPA Gallery  |  617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203  |  (716) 856-2717
Big Orbit  |  30D Essex Street, Buffalo, NY 14213  |  (716) 712-4355
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