How to Create an Account on the Arts Map (required to add content)

You can add content to the Arts Map! Before you can create a 'PERSON' entry, or any other content for the map, you must first register an account.

Do this by clicking on Register in the top right corner.

Register button

Registeration Steps

  1. Have a look at the Example Form Below
  2. Enter a Username - it is common to use your Firstname and Lastname as a Username 
  3. Provide a working E-mail address.  All emails from the system will be sent to this email, however it will not be made public.
  4. Provide a memorable, password.  You do not have to satisfy any of the items in the "To make your password stronger" box, but it is recommended to do so.
  5. (Optional) Provide a first and last name.  These will be used to personalise news mail-outs and other email we may send to you.
  6. (Optional) Subscribe to the Arts Map newsletter
  7. Click the box to agree to the Arts Map terms of use
  8. Prove that you are not a robot by answering the Captcha
  9. Click the Create Account button

Next Steps

  1. You may now log in with the username or email, and the password you provided, however you may not create any content until you have verified your email.
  2. Check your email (no message? Check your SPAM folder)
  3. A message with a validation link will  be sent to the email address you provide.
  4. Once you have registered and your email is validated, you can log in to your account, and create content!
  5. BONUS: You can log in using Facebook - click on the Facebook Login tab
  6. You can now create entries in any of the categories: PERSON, ORGANIZATION, PUBLIC ART, EVENT, OR RESOURCE. These will become content on the map!

I can't find my validation email!

Try the following in order.

  1. Check the spam/junkmail folders of your email.
  2. Navigate to My Account and click the edit tab.  Verify that the email you entered is correct.  If it is not correct change it and save.  Then go back to your account edit page, scroll down, and click the "re-send validation email" link.
  3. If you are still unable to locate your validation email, please contact as per the instructions below.

Contact us if you are having difficulty registering

If you have any questions, please contact  If you are contacting us with an issue, such as difficulty registering, please provide as much detail as possible, such as which of the above steps did you have difficulty with, and what happened.  If you see any error messages please copy and paste them into the email or send us a screenshot.

Example Registration Form