With searches for ‘art museums near me’ increasing by +90%
in the past 12 months1, it’s clear many of us are eager to get back to exploring our creative sides by immersing ourselves in art, history, and culture.
New research from SINGULART has now revealed which art museums and galleries have been Instagrammed the most across the UK:
London's Tate Modern took first place with 1.18 million posts on social media platform.
But would you guessed that our own Tate Liverpool is 10th among UK's museums with 41k posts on Instagram.
Whether you’re interested in gazing at a famous Monet or Van Gogh, or contemporary art and fashion is more your thing, London is home to an awry of galleries and museums to explore with many of them featuring in the top 12.
Outside of the capital, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park revealed to be one of the most Instagrammed sites, home to a mixture of unique exhibitions including work by Damien Hirst. Meanwhile, Tate Liverpool and the National Museum of Scotland, where a range of contemporary and classical artworks can be found, also make an appearance on the list.
Commenting on the research, Marion Sailhen, Chief Curator at SINGULART, said; “After more than 18 months of lockdowns and restrictions across the nation, it’s understandable that many of us are eager to get out and explore Britain’s many art museums and galleries. The fact that they act as the perfect location for an impressive photo to share with our followers is just a bonus!"
“The report reveals just how many amazing sites there are to visit in London, an infamous hotspot of art and culture, however there are also some entrants to our list that sit outside the capital, revealing just how much there is to explore.”