Tag: art pricing

JAY-Z’s 4:44 Tour Will Be His Highest Grossing Solo Run Ever Despite StubHub | Billboard

JAY-Z’s 4:44 Tour Will Be His Highest Grossing Solo Run Ever Despite StubHub | Billboard

Sales for JAY-Z’s tour represent a paradigm shift in concert tickets: by more aggressively pricing front row seats, VIP experiences and platinum tickets, concert promoters are getting increasingly more skilled at commanding high prices and record grosses from their best seating inventory. That’s bad news for ticket resellers — by pricing tickets closer to actual […]

Locals confused by 99 dollar lap-seat ticket price at the Ralph | WDAZ

Locals confused by 99 dollar lap-seat ticket price at the Ralph | WDAZ

I spoke with the General Manager of the Ralph today, he would not get into the specific phone call – but explained that their lap-seat tickets are always sold for the same price as general admission youth tickets. “With our dynamic pricing strategy and with our dynamic ticket policy, tickets this year for youth range […]

Advice for Artists…Be Flexible When Pricing Your Art | ArtBusiness.com

Advice for Artists…Be Flexible When Pricing Your Art | ArtBusiness.com

Q: My philosophy about pricing is derived from the basic idea that you get what you pay for. My prices are reasonable but not so low as to lack credibility. I will not sell or even create art below a certain price because if I did that, I would be compromising my integrity as an […]

Top promoters call on concert industry to embrace dynamic pricing | Music Week

Top promoters call on concert industry to embrace dynamic pricing | Music Week

Two leading promoters have called on the live industry to embrace dynamic pricing for shows. Live Nation’s president of touring, international, Phil Bowdery and Robomagic CEO Rob Hallett were speaking during the live panel at this week’s MUSEXPO Europe conference at the Millennium Hotel in Mayfair. “We’re underpriced in the front of the house and […]

High Museum of Art lowering admission prices | mdjonline.com

High Museum of Art lowering admission prices | mdjonline.com

Beginning Oct. 1, the High Museum of Art in Midtown will introduce a reduced admission price, enabling all visitors ages 6 and older to enjoy the museum for the single price of $14.50. Admission for children 5 and under will remain free. The price change is part of the High’s ongoing commitment to making its […]

An Argument Against “Pay What You Want” Pricing | Music Clout

An Argument Against “Pay What You Want” Pricing | Music Clout

Lady Gaga shot to the top of the sales charts upon the release of her last album, in part because it was deeply discounted on Amazon. Radiohead pioneered the “pay what you want” approach, with most downloaders opting to pay nothing at all. Last week I asked my fans which pricing model they prefer, and received dozens of […]

Would you pay $58 to see a movie? TIFF’s demand-based pricing raises ire of fans | Winnipeg Free Press

Would you pay $58 to see a movie? TIFF’s demand-based pricing raises ire of fans | Winnipeg Free Press

The change means that some tickets could potentially cost as much as $58 if they are for pricier $49 “premium” screenings, after the maximum $7 surcharge and a $2 processing fee are added. “It wasn’t communicated well,” Ismail said of the pricing change. “It is in the tiniest light grey font under where it says […]

Museum entry fees do not affect visitor diversity, research suggests | ArtsProfessional

Museum entry fees do not affect visitor diversity, research suggests | ArtsProfessional

The research The research, which was commissioned by AIM, Arts Council England (ACE) and the Welsh Government, and produced by DC Research, aimed to understand the experience of museums that have changed their pricing strategies and to discover any subsequent impact on visitor numbers, diversity, satisfaction, spend, and the museum’s reputation. Using a sector-wide survey, […]

TIFF’s ‘demand-based’ pricing blasted as ‘ridiculous’ | The Globe and Mail

TIFF’s ‘demand-based’ pricing blasted as ‘ridiculous’ | The Globe and Mail

“I think the surcharges are ridiculous, period, but at a minimum I think members should be exempt from them,” she added. So-called “dynamic” or “demand-based” pricing, in which the cost of a good or service fluctuates with demand, has been a regular feature of the transit industry for decades: It’s the engine behind the wild […]

Zoos make money selling paintings made by animals. Are they art? | The Washington Post

Zoos make money selling paintings made by animals. Are they art? | The Washington Post

In 2005, three works of art by a relatively unknown artist sold for more than $25,000 at an elite auction house in London. That’s not a huge amount as art sales go, but it made headlines because the painter was hardly typical. The artist was an ape, and the amount was the largest ever paid for art […]