State of the Art Museums in New Report

Posted on: January 9th, 2015

By Hilarie M. Sheets   |   New York Times

A new report from the Association of Art Museum Directors compiled from a survey of its 236 members offers a sometimes surprising snapshot of the state of the museum ecosystem.

On the 61 million trips to art museums in North America over the last fiscal year, each visitor on average spent less than $8 on admission, shopping and eating, according to the report, “Art Museums by the Numbers 2014.” Museums, in turn, invested $53 on each guest, with revenue covering only 15% of their total expenses. Read full article in The New York Times>>