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Art Galleries and Museums in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Art Galleries and Museums Market Research Report | ANZSIC R8910 | Oct 2015

Cultural contest: Intensifying competition for visitors and funding has constrained revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Art Galleries and Museums market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Art Galleries and Museums industry operates in a highly competitive environment, contending with other leisure, sporting and entertainment industries for its share of consumer expenditure and government grants and funding. Consequently, the industry has been developing new visually exciting, imaginative and interactive educational displays and special exhibitions to attract new visitors and retain existing ones. Art galleries and museums have continued to reinvent and reposition themselves to draw in visitors and gain government grants, particularly as competing industries have continued 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 less than 25% of industry revenue. The industry concentration level has declined over the past five years, as new art galleries and museums have opened up, to compete with established organisations. Despite the decrease in recent years, industry concentration is forecast to remain steady over the next five years. This will be mainly due to the level of government funding available, with large establishments continuing to receive the majority of funding. Additionally, geographic and investment limitations in future years will provide fewer opportunities for industry operators to expand significantly, and smaller organisations will face funding and revenue constraints... purchase to read more


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What is the Art Galleries and Museums Industry?

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

Industry Products
Art gallery exhibitionsMuseum exhibitionsMerchandise sales
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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