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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 Oct 08, 2014, includes 76 PRO Trends and 380 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 2,124,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 76 Museum PRO Trends = 76 Powerpoint Pages Museum PPT Report
• 380 Museum Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 53 Museum Videos (Online) Museum Videos
• 2,280 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:

Sentimental Sightseeing Couples opt for a more romantic approach with train tours Implications - Travel companies are playing up the nostalgia of train travel in order to appeal to couples. Offering a more scenic and drawn out sightseeing option, this approach to getting around combines exciting excursions with an emotional tie-in.
Sentimental Sightseeing
Couples opt for a more romantic approach with train tours
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Normalized Escape Couples opt for travel experiences that mimic ordinary life Implications - Mimicking the experiences of home, travel destinations are enticing couples with accommodations that are rustic, simplistic and surprisingly ordinary. This shift towards normalcy in travel denotes a preference for familiar, comfortable experiences that are approachable and easy to enjoy.
Normalized Escape
Couples opt for travel experiences that mimic ordinary life
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Multisensory Marketing A desire to connect with consumers has brands targeting different senses Implications - Seeking to interact with consumers on a deeper level, brands are turning to campaigns that target different senses. Integrating features like touch and smell into their advertisements, brands are using dynamic campaigns to encourage user participation, reflecting a desire for marketing tactics that go above and beyond aesthetic interest.
Multisensory Marketing
A desire to connect with consumers has brands targeting different senses
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Artificial Emotion Stretching beyond the idea of artificial intelligence in robotics Implications - Though the initial intention of robotics is to automate, today's individuality-driven consumer is seeking something less cold from their automatons. This stretches past artificial intelligence and into the realm of artificial emotion. Robots are being programmed to respond, conversate and nurture to provide the tech-obsessed consumer with a companion, not just a helper.
Artificial Emotion
Stretching beyond the idea of artificial intelligence in robotics
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Homespun Curation Galleries imitate aspects of home to add a sense of familiarity to art Implications - Exhibits are utilizing elements like living room decor and rustic furnishings to familiarize art and cultural experiences. This helps evoke a sense of comfort, reflecting a desire to maintain a connection to tradition while seeking new experiences.
Homespun Curation
Galleries imitate aspects of home to add a sense of familiarity to art
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Curated Play Exhibits turn to elements of play and interaction to diversify audiences Implications - Museums are seeking out a more youthful demographic by incorporating aspects of play and interaction into displays. Utilizing personalization and child-like imagery to turn installations into fun and informative destinations, these venues allow kids to engage with art and culture through participatory yet educational means.
Curated Play
Exhibits turn to elements of play and interaction to diversify audiences
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Equational Entertainment Education leaks into the home to satisfy need for consistent learning Implications - A rise of products that extend into the home to solidify consistent learning are becoming the norm as parents become more concerned with alternative methods of learning. Mathematics in particular has been given a fun upgrade to rebrand the learning process into something that satisfies parental desire for children to be tactile and involved, as opposed to being passive.
Equational Entertainment
Education leaks into the home to satisfy need for consistent learning
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Human Hide Artists comment on the use of animal skin by using grotesque imagery Implications - As more consumers denounce the use of animal skin for fashion purposes, supporters of the anti-fur movement are utilizing human skin as a way to shock viewers into questioning the structure of the modern manufacturing. The approach is amidst other cringe-worthy efforts that looks to gross out to gain supporters and create buzz.
Human Hide
Artists comment on the use of animal skin by using grotesque imagery
6 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 70 more Museum PRO Trends and 380 examples!



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