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About the Museum Report

Trend Hunter's Museum Trend Report delves into the ever-changing world of museums and the history of art. Companies seeking insight about modern art will find our report brimming with trends focusing on outdoor art installations, the virtual museum, online art galleries and realistic wax museums. A modern gallery is constantly changing ways to display exhibitions of today's contemporary artists, creating unique viewing spaces and visual sensations popular among consumers.

Who It's For

Contributors and managers for the Smithsonian or the Louvre, art curators, designers, artists and directors are just a few examples of people that can apply our research to their field. Likewise, brands looking to enhance products, designs and aesthetics will find our research to be valuable tool at supercharging innovation.

From art to architecture, the Museum Trend Report will help businesses stay informed about the most contemporary trends while supercharging innovation and creativity.

The Museum Trend Report, last published on Mar 30, 2015, includes 84 PRO Trends and 420 examples of museum market research and museum consumer trends related to: modern art, sculptures, architecture, paintings, exhibitions and museum trends.

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Methodology

Our museum research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced museum articles and 2,336,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 84 Museum PRO Trends = 84 Powerpoint Pages Museum PPT Report
• 420 Museum Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 59 Museum Videos (Online) Museum Videos
• 2,520 Museum Images (Online) Museum Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Art Deco, Art, Bed, Museum, Contemporary Art, Storage, Fantasy, Lighting, Mirror, Tattoos, Paint, Street Art, Photo Editing, Business Card, Sculpture, Sofa, Paper, Chair, Restaurant, Flowers, Bath, Dining, Digital Art, Lamp, Graffiti, Bookshelf, Lawn Furniture, Jack-O-Lantern, Candle, Sink and more!



Sample Museum Pro Trends

Each Museum PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online museum articles, videos and images. Examples:

Generation Celebration Boomers look for generation-specific forms of amusement Implications - Many aging consumers have begun actively searching for forms of entertainment that speak to the boomer experience. Much of the entertainment industry is catering to a younger demographic, leading several boomers to produce generational exhibits, festivals and performances. The rise in boomer-specific entertainment indicates that consumers feel a sense of community when it comes to their generation.
Generation Celebration
Boomers look for generation-specific forms of amusement
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Grocer Gallery Food store displays honor the product with artistic aesthetics Implications - The foodie wave has placed a level of prestige with good fun, causing not only a burst in higher-quality, casual-gourmet packaged goods, but an increase in artistic food displays. Appealing to the idea that good food is a luxury, these grocery store galleries help the premiumization of a product while appealing to the consumer need for status.
Grocer Gallery
Food store displays honor the product with artistic aesthetics
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Droneimals Flying technology is used for delight with pet-like toys Implications - Typically, drone technology is seen as a huge step for function. Shifting the focus to fun, the flight technology is being applied to toys and leisure with drone animals. Essentially functioning as pet replacements, these "Droneimals" open the doors for more affordable, less high-pressure forms of animal companionship.
Droneimals
Flying technology is used for delight with pet-like toys
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Mass-Produced Printing Additive manufacturing expands into mainstream retail endeavors Implications - Moving beyond single-purpose production needs, additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is moving into the retail space as an efficient mass-production technique. Streamlining the process, brands across various industries are using methods of 3D printing to create everything from automobiles to jewelry designs, reflecting a shift in retail goods toward more customized yet efficient alternatives.
Mass-Produced Printing
Additive manufacturing expands into mainstream retail endeavors
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Large Scale Printing 3D printing moves beyond set parameters for larger projects in manufacturing Implications - The potential of 3D printing is being realized as manufacturers remove boundaries with free form printers for creating large-scale products with ease. This innovation paired with the incorporation of new filament for the printers means the further expansion of this promising technology in a multitude of industries.
Large Scale Printing
3D printing moves beyond set parameters for larger projects in manufacturing
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Accessible 3D Printing 3D printing is beginning to emerge into the commercial marketplace Implications - 3D printing offers much to the design world by way of greater precision, affordable manufacturing and efficient delivery. When it comes to designing and furnishing their homes, consumers are relishing in the possibilities of bespoke construction. Using 3D printed technology, brands are able to take advantage of an exciting design climate by offering experiential, functional pieces that work with consumers' specific aesthetic preferences. This shift not only signifies opportunity for design brands, but more importantly, an increasing consumer demand for affordable, customized goods.
Accessible 3D Printing
3D printing is beginning to emerge into the commercial marketplace
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Hyper-Targeted Marketing Seeking to anticipate consumer interests, brands collect consumer data Implications - Enhancing consumer engagement, brands are turning to digital techniques to create more meaningful, individual marketing content. Collecting consumer data through online platforms and digital devices, brands are using things like facial recognition and beacon technology to customize campaigns with unique, personalized features. These hyper-targeted strategies allow brands to not only anticipate consumer needs, but also create a more meaningful brand-consumer relationship.
Hyper-Targeted Marketing
Seeking to anticipate consumer interests, brands collect consumer data
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Communal Play A focus on group learning and playing sees related toys rise in popularity Implications - While technology typically encourages children to work and play individually, a resurgence of activities and toys that require a group are on the rise. These kind of products and initiatives foster a stronger sense of community by building a basis of interactivity as early as possible.
Communal Play
A focus on group learning and playing sees related toys rise in popularity
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 78 more Museum PRO Trends and 420 examples!



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