Arts organizations, galleries, and studios

Organizations like yours strive to foster a creative culture in the community by encouraging people of all ages and skill levels to explore, participate, and experiment in the arts. If one or more of the following categories represent what you do, then we can provide the coverages you need under our insurance program for art organizations, galleries, and studios.

Arts program grid

Why Markel?
  • Industry-leading, proprietary fine art coverage forms for exhibitions and corporate collections, including art dealer valuation wording when center sells local artists work
  • Extensive risk management tools, resources, and access to our loss control specialists
  • 75 years of experience with risks involving children
  • No required monthly reporting of values
  • Ability to cover all lines when available (workers comp available through FirstComp, a Markel company)
  • A financially stable, publicly-traded company
Unique coverage for
  • All items of art, rarity, or historic merit whether owned, student-made, on loan for exhibition, or for sale
  • Accident coverage for volunteer workers
  • Special events and fund raisers including liquor liability on or off premises for auctions, galas, design and craft shows, and First Friday art walks
  • Children's programming
  • Historic buildings and unique property replacement cost valuation