Art Galleries and Museums in Australia: Market Research Report

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Art Galleries and Museums Market Research Report | ANZSIC R8910 | Sep 2013

The big picture: A competitive and changing environment keeps the industry on its toes

IBISWorld’s Art Galleries and Museums market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Art Galleries and Museums industry operates in a highly competitive environment, competing against other leisure, sporting and entertainment industries for its share of consumer expenditure and government grants and funding. In this environment, new, visually exciting, imaginative and interactive educational displays and special exhibitions have been developed in order for the industry to attract new visitors and retain existing ones. Art galleries and museums, therefore, have to continue to re-invent and re-position themselves to attract interest and draw in visitors, particularly as competing industries continue to undertake similar programs to increase patronage and revenue... purchase to read more

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The industry has a low concentration level with the largest four operators accounting for an estimated 27.6% of industry revenue in 2013-14. The eight largest operators are estimated to account for 40.6% of industry revenue for the year. The industry concentration level has declined in the past five years with more museums and art galleries opening up and competing with established organisations. IBISWorld estimates the four largest firms accounted for 39.2% of industry revenue in 2008-09.

Despite the decrease in recent years, industry concentration is forecast to remain steady in future years through 2017-18. This will be mainly due to the level of government funding available, with the majority of funding continuing to be received by the large establishments... purchase to read more


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What is the Art Galleries and Museums Industry?

Operators in this industry run and manage a range of art galleries and museums across Australia. The industry also includes businesses that operate historic houses.

Industry Products
Art gallery exhibitionsMuseum exhibitionsMerchandiseOther services
Industry Activities
Art gallery operations (except)Art museum operations (except)Historic house and heritage site operationsHistoric railway operationsMaritime museum operationsMuseum operationsNatural history and science centre operationsSocial history museum operationsTransport museum operationsWar memorial museum operations

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