The GPM Research Centre is first research centre dedicated to privately-funded art museums which are run by individuals, private foundations, associations or companies, with publicly accessible collections in any country or region of the world.
The GPM Research Centre presents lectures, symposia and research projects, as well as international workshops in order to discuss and deepen current research on private collecting and its relations to other aspects of the art world.
Our research is informed by quantitative and qualitative analysis of large-scale data sets, as well as by in-depth qualitative interviews with collecting families and examine a number of different dimensions:
The GPM Research Centre is supported through funding from private foundations as well as corporate sponsors providing project support.
The GPM Research Centre receives operating support from research partners, private foundations and corporate sponsors. Corporate sponsors provide funding for specific research initiatives and the Global Private Museum Report. If you are interested in supporting the GPM Research Centre, please contact Name Surname, Head of Business Development, at …..
The professionalism of today’s art world requires from museum leaders’ know-how in many different fields, such as strategy development, legal and tax issues, cultural asset stewardship, risk management, economical sustainability, art market strategies and media relations.
The GPM Research Centre has developed specific in-depth training opportunities for Private Museums, Collecting Families and Executives.
To provide a continuous training for its members, the GPM Research Centre organizes workshops which proactively address the challenges that private museums are facing in conservation, documentation, education, legal issues, and new technologies. Trained by high profile referents in small groups, participants will learn from experts as well as from peers in a familial and focused environment.
List of books, articles, interviews on private museums
The GPM Research Centre leverages on the experience of an Advisory Board composed by outstanding personalities from the industrial, financial, academic and non-profit sectors. The Advisory Board advises on questions relating to the research program, and on the peer-reviewed publications.