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 | 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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 requires high labour inputs as extensive staff and volunteers are required for conservation, mounting of displays, interpretation, education and research. The industry also has moderate capital requirements associated with vehicles, buildings required to display and store items, and costs for museum and art gallery plant and equipment, such as lighting, heating and cooling. Overall, the industry has a low capital intensity level. This means that for every dollar spent on capital expenses, such as vehicles, plant and equipment, an average of $12.58 is required for labour inputs... 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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