Advertising in this specialist monthly contemporary visual art magazine is the ideal way to attract an informed audience to exhibitions, events and conferences, influence those who make the key decisions in the art world, provide your organisation with an enhanced visibility and recruit art professionals and artists for all opportunities. Art Monthly has expanded its services and now offers advertising opportunities on its website and e-mail newsletter.
Art Monthly has a broad readership made up of artists, collectors, art professionals, students and the general public, all of whom read Art Monthly to keep informed of the current issues, debates and trends in contemporary art.
Three and a half thousand paper copies of Art Monthly are distributed worldwide through museum and gallery bookshops, specialist bookshops and news-stands, and there are 2,000 subscribers which include many university libraries and institutions – all creating a readership of c20,000.
For around the world access online readers can subscribe to Art Monthly’s digital edition through Exact Editions.
The Art Monthly website offers a number of opportunities for quality sponsored links.
The premium ad appears on the home page and at the top of every other page – only one premium ad is available at any given time.
Link button ads appear on every page (other than the home page) in rotating random order – two sizes available.
Calendar banner ads appear on the popular Calendar page.
Highlighted event listings appear on the popular Calendar page.
Gallery map sponsorship is the only ad on the gallery map.
All web ads can be linked by URL to an external website.
Premium ad: 180px square
Link button ads: full: 80px high x 160px wide | half: 75px square
Calendar banner ads: 60px high x 468px wide
Highlighted event listings: Paragraph of text plus hyperlink
Gallery map sponsorship: Hyperlinked name credit
All web ads are static JPEG, PNG or GIF files (no animation). It is recommended that ads made up of only flat-colour and text are exported as PNGs while ads featuring photographic imagery or colour gradients are exported as JPEGs.
It is also possible to advertise on Art Monthly’s email newsletter, which is sent to over 10,000 subscribers every month. The recently redesigned newsletter includes the popular Opportunties section, with information about jobs, commissions, residencies, prizes etc.
Art Monthly’s newsletter readers are particularly engaged with its content: 19.9% of the subscribers who view the newsletter click on at least one of its links – almost treble the art sector’s average of 7.9%. What’s more, those who click one link, on average, go on to click three links in the newsletter.
In addition to sending the newsletter to its own list of subscribers, Art Monthly also posts links to the current newsletter on Twitter and Facebook, thereby bringing around 800 additional engaged readers clicking through to read the online version of the newsletter.
Highlighted and expanded listings are available in the Opportunities section for advertising jobs, residencies, commissions etc. In addition, there are two sizes of advert available on the newsletter, each of which can be linked by URL an external website.
Wide Skyscraper (vertical): 600px high x 160px wide
Full Banner (horizontal): 60px high x 468px wide
All newsletter ads are static JPEG, PNG or GIF files (no animation). It is recommended that ads made up of only flat-colour and text are exported as PNGs while ads featuring photographic imagery or colour gradients are exported as JPEGs.
Art Monthly is able to present digital ads at retina resolution, meaning that ad images will appear sharp on devices with high-resolution screens (such as mobile devices and other modern computers). To take advantage of this increased resolution, please supply digital artwork at double the pixel dimensions of the display dimensions stated above – that is, supply artwork at the following dimensions:
Because retina-ready images have larger file sizes than traditional web images it is imperative that they are saved in the correct format with optimised settings. If you are in any way uncertain about how best to save your artwork, simply produce a high-quality file at the correct retina-ready pixel dimensions then save it as a TIFF file (or a JPEG at maximum 100% quality) and Art Monthly will then optimise the file for you (without any visual loss of quality).
Art Monthly does not report individual statistics tracking ad impressions or click-throughs. If you wish to track such information, please provide your URL with tracking code for measuring click-throughs and/or a URL to your hosted image so that you can measure impressions.
Please contact Matt Hale or one of his colleagues to discuss options and prices.
Advertising direct line:
T: +44 (0) 20 7240 0418
Art Monthly is published 10 times a year with two double issues, Dec-Jan and July-August.
Booking deadline: 5th of month preceding publication