Art Galleries Today

Art Galleries Today

What is the purpose of an Art Gallery?

Art Galleries are often buildings, but sometimes can be spaces, that exhibit a large variety of artworks. The key difference between an Art Gallery and an Art Museum is that Museums actually own the art that is displayed. While galleries are commonly used to exhibit the a collection of works that belong to a person not associated with the Gallery, in most cases the collection would belong to an artist, but it’s not unknown for some private owners to showcase their collections. Galleries aren’t restricted purely to traditional Art and can be used to house other artistic concepts, such as performance art, music concerts and poetry readings.

What services do Art Galleries provide?

The services that Art Galleries may provide vary between galleries, so it is best to check with them beforehand. The following is a list of services most galleries should be able to provide customers:

  • Trial Art
    Certain galleries may allow you “trial” certain pieces of artwork in either your home or office.
  • Delivery and Hanging Service
    Most galleries will arrange for transportation of artwork trials or purchases, some will even arrange transportation worldwide. It’s also not uncommon for Galleries to offer hanging services, which can save you the hassle of trying to arrange the painting yourself or having to call in a third party.
  • Framing Services
    If you require framing for your art pieces, this can also be arranged. Galleries may also advise you on the style of frame would best suit your art piece.
  • Art Acquisition
    If you have a particular love of a style or an artist, most galleries will be able to look into and find other pieces that you might be interested in.
  • Assessment and Advice On Your Existing Art
    In addition to offering advice in suitable Framing for your artwork, Galleries may also advise you on complementary pieces that would further improve your own collection.
  • Investment Art Portfolios
    Art investment has consistently shown very solid returns with careful selection. Certain larger galleries are able to create investment packages for you to maximise the growth of your investment collection with strong future potential.
  • Authenticity Guarantee
    Most Galleries will also be able to verify of original pieces and guarantee your artwork of its authenticity.

If you’re looking for more information on Art galleries, the services they provide, and where you can find one in your local area, try searching for it on, where you can find plenty of additional information on where to find what you’re looking for, as well as contact details and locations.

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