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Webinar Recording: A Generational Shift in Museum Patronage

Webinar Recording: A Generational Shift in Museum Patronage

Data from Vastari’s Reports on Collecting indicates collectors under 50 are much more investment-driven than their over 50 year old counterparts. Those who currently lend to museums are overwhelmingly in the over 50 category. While young investment-driven collectors stand out as being the most willing to donate and lend

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Webinar Recording: Artists as the glue between collectors and museums

Webinar Recording: Artists as the glue between collectors and museums

In the recent Vastari Reports on Collecting it was found that artists are a key connector for collectors and museums, primarily for collectors under 50 and those outside North America and Europe. And those collectors who indicated they had relationships with artists who connected them with museums were more likely

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Webinar Recording: Hidden Treasures - Private Collections in Storage

Webinar Recording: Hidden Treasures - Private Collections in Storage

In the recent Finances Behind Collecting Report it was found that: The majority of collector respondents have less than half of their collections on display, with 75% of art collections over $10 million in storage.Storage of objects can be quite expensive and, unsurprisingly, the costs increase as the overall

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Webinar Highlights: Tackling Sustainability in the Art World

Webinar Highlights: Tackling Sustainability in the Art World

Written By: Caitlin Southwick The world grows smaller by the day, and as the intricacies and interconnectivity of our society and our planet becomes clearer and more relevant, we are starting to see patterns emerge – and opportunities. The way that we are living is unsustainable, and the world is awakening

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Webinar Recording: Tackling sustainability in the art world

Webinar Recording: Tackling sustainability in the art world

In the recent Vastari Finances Behind Collecting Report collector survey respondents acknowledged the impact their collections could have on the environment but were unsure as to how they could make a difference or change their behaviour. In fact, 62% of respondents with collections valued at over $10,000,000 say

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Webinar Recording: Navigating New Distribution Models For Virtual Reality Experiences

Webinar Recording: Navigating New Distribution Models For Virtual Reality Experiences

Learn about how virtual reality is currently being used to display and host content, either at a physical venue or digitally in this webinar hosted by Vastari in August 2020. The panelists provided attendees with a more comprehensive understanding of how their organisation can provide additional value to their clients

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A Vastari Exhibition Loan Experience with the Knoxville Museum of Art

A Vastari Exhibition Loan Experience with the Knoxville Museum of Art

How are collectors and museums collaborating during this pandemic? One of Vastari’s members shares their experience with private collector loans during and after lockdown. Vastari helped the Knoxville Museum of Art in Tennessee connect with a collector who owned a relevant work for their 2020 exhibition. The conversation between

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Art’s Role During a Global Crisis

Art’s Role During a Global Crisis

When dealing with a global crisis, art is more often than not seen as a ‘non-essential’. Anxiety, uncertainty and traditionally ‘essential’ needs take precedence, making it hard to dedicate time to appreciate art, absorb its message and get inspired. This is exemplified in today’s climate by the fact that

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How has COVID-19 impacted the travelling exhibition industry?

How has COVID-19 impacted the travelling exhibition industry?

There are multiple headlines at the moment about how the crisis has impacted the leisure industry, from museums to theatres to shopping malls, but the current global situation in 2020 is significantly impacting a subsection of the cultural industry: travelling exhibitions. Museums usually define themselves by their permanent collections; it

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