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Italian Government Halts Museum NFT Sales

The government in Italy has announced that it plans to bring to an end the practice of selling digital copies of masterpieces by galleries in...

Boston Museum Creates NFT Collection to Fundraise for Conservation Work

The Museum of Fine Arts, one of Boston’s most prestigious public art institutions, announced recently that it would be selling off NFTs of some of...

Iconic Moments: Developing an NFT marketplace for museums around the world

NFTs were the fastest growing industry in 2021 with sales of $23bn up from $200m in 2020. But with this fast paced industry, these tokens...

LACMA Launches Fund for the Acquisition of Digital Works by Female Artists

A new acquisition fund for digital works of art by female artists has been unveiled by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). According...

We asked the experts, what can NFTs do for museums?

In post-Covid times, museums are constantly looking for ways to explore new revenue streams and additional sources of income. Digital technology has the power to...

Looty NFT Project Challenges Museums That Refuse to Return Looted Works

The question of true ownership of artefacts and artworks held in European and North American museums and galleries has been a troubled one, especially in...

Ukraine Launches NFT Museum in a Bid to Preserve National Heritage

In a move that will attempt to preserve the heritage of the country, Ukraine has said that it will launch an NFT museum. The Black...

Vienna’s Belvedere Museum Sold Gustav Klimt NFTs

NFT presentation “The Kiss” by Gustav Klimt at the Upper Belvedere — Photo: Ouriel Morgensztern / Belvedere, Vienna Gustav Klimt may have been the foremost...

HTC Partners With Museums for NFT Platform

A division of the Taiwanese technology giant, HTC, has announced that it will be entering into partnerships with various museums and galleries to bring its...

Expanding the reach of art, architecture and artefacts with Holo-NFTs

An archaeological expert and avid photographer, Harald Wraunek has developed an admirable reputation for making buildings, statues and artworks accessible to all through photogrammetry....

Seattle entrepreneurs to open physical NFT museum to put city on blockchain map

Community-focused entrepreneurs Jennifer Wong and Peter Hamilton are to open the Seattle NFT Museum on 14 January as a place to educate and connect what...

NFT ‘Piracy’ Website Provides Art as Free Downloads

A new website has been created to make it possible for anyone to download images that are subject to non-fungible token (NFT) ownership in one...

Dedicated museum showcasing curated collection of NFTs lifts off in the metaverse

The Museum Collection is a museum designed to showcase a curated collection of NFTs in the metaverse and will focus on all aspects of digital...

AI exhibition at Berlin gallery creates city’s first public artwork offered as NFTs

Machine Hallucinations: Nature Dreams, is designed specifically for König Galerie by Turkish new media artist Refik Anadol, produces a giant data sculpture displaying machine-generated, dynamic...

What’s the real cost of NFT Art?

There’s been a lot of stories in the news about NFT art recently. And for good reason, it has become the new investment hot ticket,...

Harnessing the value of museum assets with Holographic NFTs

Exploring how Holographic NFTs can provide museums and galleries with an opportunity to build on their digitisation programmes, make their exhibits more immersive and generate...

Metaverse Museum For Sale as NFT

An entirely digital museum has been put up for sale with a non-fungible token (NFT) representing ownership of it to whoever is willing to pay...

British Museum Partners With LaCollection for First NFT Initiative

A non-fungible token (NFT) platform that is entirely dedicated to museum and institutional collections will partner with the British Museum from the end of September...

Pass It Down creates NFT marketplace for museums with $2m investment

Digital storytelling company Pass It Down has raised nearly $2m to launch Iconic Moments, in what it says is the world’s first NFT marketplace exclusively...

The Hermitage Museum Aims to Raise Funds in Russia With NFTs

Saint Petersburg’s world-famous Hermitage Museum announced in July that it is considering the possibility of issuing non fungible tokens (NFTs) for works of art it...

Making the Most of NFTs Without Pressing “Mint”

Illustration by Melissa McFeeters   NFTs are taking over. Maybe. You have seen the headlines for months: What are NFTs (we like this explanation)? Are...

Uffizi Gallery Sells NFTs to Recoup Pandemic Losses

Visitor numbers to museums and art galleries plummeted in 2020 and have only just started to recover in the West as government restrictions have begun...

Record-Breaking $69.3m NFT Artwork Set to Get Virtual Museum

A non-fungible token (NFT) which represents the digital ownership of a virtual piece of art was sold at the London auction house, Christie’s, in March...

NFT “Art Heist” sees famous artworks sold online

NFTs have been making big news this week with the sale of a digital only artwork by the artist Beeple for $69m. NFTs or Non-Fungible...