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Snapshot London: Visual Arts reveals profile and habits of visitors to Londonís major galleries for first time

Research co-ordinated by Audiences London and funded by Arts Council England, London, on behalf of 21 London galleries has for the first time provided a comprehensive picture of visitors to London’s publicly funded galleries. 

• First ever comprehensive picture of visitors to 21 of London’s publicly-funded galleries
• Interviews with 14,000 people give insight into areas including gender, nationality, art knowledge and visitor habits, with differences highlighted by gallery size
• Visitor experiences rated as strikingly positive, especially value for money 

Galleries taking part in the study are:
Larger galleries (more than 1,000,000 visitors per year) - National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate Modern, V&A

Mid-scale galleries (50,000 - 999,999 visitors per year) - Barbican Art Gallery, Camden Arts Centre, Courtauld Gallery, Design Museum, Hayward Gallery, Photograohers' Gallery, Rivington Place, South London Gallery, The Curve, Whitechapel Art Gallery

Smaller galleries (Up to 49,999 visitors per year) - Beaconsfield, CGP London, Chisenhale Gallery, Gasworks Gallery, Matt's Gallery, The Showroom  

Read the full press release and highlights report sharing all the key findings here