The current art gallery business model has many shortcomings that conflict with the way today’s art buyers expect to do business. A few pioneering galleries are stepping outside the white cube to experiment with new ways to present art by increasing awareness about the gallery and its artists. These galleries are also finding innovative ways to reduce the crippling expense of … [Read more...] about Solutions for Your Gallery Future
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Properly insuring your art gallery business can get complicated depending on your needs. Those needs can often change several times a year as well. Here let’s look at some considerations you may want to account for when choosing for your gallery’s insurance. Perhaps the most important factor when putting an insurance policy together for your gallery business is to be … [Read more...] about Selecting Art Gallery Insurance and Managing Risk
Budget planning and keeping track of your cash flow are essential to ensure that your art gallery business can meet financial obligations, investing in growth and overall thrive. Finances can be scary, but it doesn't need to be. If you don't currently use book keeping software, this budget tracking template will do the job and be easy to use. All the formulas are set up for … [Read more...] about Spreadsheet: Annual Art Gallery Cash Flow Budget (Members Only)
With the new year upon us, it is time to both reflect and look forward to what the new year might hold. It’s all about how to run a successful gallery today and into the future. Last year we saw many art galleries embrace and experiment with fresh sales and marketing methods and innovative additions to gallery programming. Applause, Applause, Applause!! In 2019, will … [Read more...] about Art Gallery Business Development Priorities for 2019
If you are a gallery owner with a very small or even no staff, you are probably wearing a lot of hats: curator, sales manager, marketing director, customer service manager, artist relationship developer, administrative assistant, janitor, etc. Perhaps you do not have the right experience or skill sets to be genuinely impactful in each role you play in the gallery. … [Read more...] about How A Virtual Assistant Can Impact Your Gallery Business.