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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 2016

Well preserved: Government funding continues to support industry 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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Art Galleries and Museums industry has achieved modest growth in a highly competitive environment. Art galleries and museums contend with other leisure, sporting and entertainment organisations for their share of consumer expenditure and government funding. As such, the industry has developed new, special exhibitions and interactive educational displays to attract new visitors and retain existing patrons. Art galleries and museums have continued to reposition themselves as social institutions, widening their appeal to new audiences and helping them secure government grants.

Successful art gallery and museum operators have made use of existing and emerging digital media to offer online virtual museums... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry are factors that may prevent or limit a new operator from starting up in the industry. Key factors used to assess the barriers to entry include economies of scale, capital intensity and access to government grants. Overall, barriers to entry are lower for smaller size establishments in the industry, but barriers increase in terms of obtaining ongoing funding commitments from the government and businesses, due to the dominance of the larger operators.

The main barrier to entry relates to the ability and cost in acquiring a collection of items that are either worthy of display in their own right or are of significant public interest... 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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