Be the space for your community to meet their local art while increasing your revenue by $500 on a 4 hour event and increasing new first time customers by 50 attendees. 

Here is an overview of event types:

Consignment

Art consignment gives you the opportunity to decorate your space with a monthly rotating gallery where you host local art for sale and earn a commission.

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Exhibitions are month-long events where art works are displayed for sale at your space. To celebrate, exhibitions usually start with a show opening with the presence of the artist/s and include performances. 

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Art pop ups are day-long or weekend events where artists set up at a table with their artwork in or outside your space and the art does not remain in your space after the event. Pop ups may include performances.

Art pop ups are day-long or weekend events where artists set up at a table and a panel with their original artwork and prints for sale in or outside the venue. The art does not remain in the space after the event. Pop ups may include performances.

Exhibitions are month-long events where art works are displayed for sale at your space. To celebrate, exhibitions usually start with a show opening with the presence of the artist/s and include performances. 

Exhibitions are month-long events where art works are displayed for sale at your space. To celebrate, exhibitions usually start with a show opening with the presence of the artist/s and include performances. 

Art pop ups are day-long or weekend events where artists set up at a table and a panel with their original artwork and prints for sale in or outside the venue. The art does not remain in the space after the event. Pop ups may include performances.

HOST ART IN YOUR SPACE

The main benefits of hosting:

Give local artists the opportunity to showcase their art and connect with their community to increase their chances of succeeding.

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Support local artists

Increase revenue and new audiences

Earn a commision on art sold

For every event you host we use all of our marketing tools and network effects from our artists to attract new audiences to your space. On average, attendance increases by 50 customers and revenue increases $500 on every show opening and art pop up. 

As the new modern gallery you have the opportunity to take up to a 20% commission on any art piece that gets sold on your space. This does not include pop-ups. 

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This is the most people I've ever had in my bar"

Warren, owner of Way Station (Berkeley, CA), has boosted revenue and increased its number of recurring customers exhibiting visual artists monthly and making live jazz a recurring Friday event. 

Why become a host in MUSA

No matter what kind of venue, MUSA makes it simple and secure to host local artist's work and share it with your community. Get authentic local branding and decoration, increase foot-traffic and revenue on event consumption, experience a secondary source of revenue by commission on art sold, and support local artists!

MUSA takes care of pain points

 

While you have fun exploring and choosing your art (with the help of our curation team if you need it), MUSA promotes your engagements and provides you with marketing while dealing with payment system, ready-to-sign contracts, art tags and coordination with artists.

Professional experience​ guarantee

 

Your venue deserves to be treated professionally. We provide hanging systems customized to your needs and professional advice to artists in order to secure quality in your engagements. 

Who can be a host?

Coffee stores, bars, hotels, one day conferences and private houses and more are working with MUSA. As long as your space can support local artists, you are welcome!

How do you approve hosts?

A MUSA representative visits the venue making sure the space is appropriate  for easy and professional set up.

Do you attract the community?

After engagements are confirmed, MUSA promotes your event to its subscriber list, on its website, social media, and Eventbrite while tapping on its network effects, providing marketing tools to you and the artists to spread the word.

Artists interact with the audience?

It's all about building community and connections. Where there is an opening show for the exhibitions and in pop up events, artists are present to showcase their work.

Who transports and sets up?

Transportation of work and set up is on artists! MUSA counts on hosts readinesss to make the process easy and professional for the artistst to set up. 

Do hosts take commission from art?

MUSA keeps 20% in commission from the art sold and hosts may demand up to 20%. All payments go through MUSA's payment system on the art tags.

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