Museum & Art Gallery Insurance

Museums and art galleries can house valuable artifacts, fine art, and other high value assets where exceptional insurance and risk management solutions are key to safeguarding these prized assets.

Museum and Art Gallery Insurance Specialists


Berkley understands the risks unique to museums and art galleries.  We offer global coverage to help protect against financial loss as well as comprehensive risk consulting to help identify potential issues that could result in unexpected claims.

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How We Can Help Protect Museums and Art Galleries

Berkley offers insurance products tailored to help protect all aspects of your operations, including property damage to art and collectibles and the safety of your employees and visitors to your exhibits. Assets can be protected whether they are on display, in transit, or in storage.


Our exceptional risk management professionals can help to identify and mitigate potential risks that could result in claims.  Some of the complimentary services we can provide include: 

  • Storage facility surveys 

  • Art schedule reviews and comparable analysis 

  • Shipping and packing guidance 

  • Disaster planning 

  • Safe and vault recommendations

Berkley’s wide range of products to help protect museums and art galleries include the following:

  • Business Owners Policy  

  • Business Travel Accident  

  • Commercial Auto 

  • Commercial Property 

  • Crime and Employee Dishonesty 

  • Cyber Liability  

  • Directors & Officers Liability 

  • Employee Benefits Liability  

  • Employee Practices Liability  

  • Event Cancellation  

  • General Liability  

  • Host Liquor Liability 

  • Kidnap and Ransom 

  • Professional Errors & Omissions Liability  

  • Umbrella  

  • Workers Compensation

Types of Entities We Serve

  • Museums 

  • Art Galleries 

  • Private Art Dealers 

  • Historical Societies 

  • Exhibitions 

  • Colleges and Universities 

  • Artist Foundations 

  • Trusts and LLCs


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