Loans & Exhibitions - Program Details

10,000 artworks | 1,500 artists | 75 countries | And growing!


APT Institute Loans & Exhibitions, the world’s largest lending library of contemporary art from around the world, is an unparalleled collection of 10,000 contemporary artworks by 1,500 emerging and mid-career artists from 75 countries. Featuring prominent painting, photography, sculpture, installation, works on paper and new media, our lending program offers leading museums and curators exclusive access to renowned artists and artworks.


With more than 2,000 new artworks added to Loans & Exhibitions every year, curators from around the world increasingly find Loans & Exhibitions a valuable resource for their current and future projects. Our online collection is searchable by 15,000 subjects, as well as by artist, medium, movement, country and more, facilitating instant access to a broad range of contemporary artworks. Loans & Exhibitions is professionally curated by APT’s world-class team of 100 renowned curators, who strive to discover new talent around the world.


In addition to our lending program, APT facilitates discussions among APT artists, institutions and curators, who may request desired artworks not currently in our collection.


With storage locations in 45 countries around the world and a simple and short loans procedure, artworks are available for exhibitions within two weeks of initial inquiry; in special cases, within 48 hours. Unlike the slower loans processes and organizational formalities curators usually encounter, Loans & Exhibitions gives art professionals speedy access to the works they wish to borrow.


From online to on-view, APTi Loans & Exhibitions

·         Allows curators to select exceptional artworks from the world’s largest, most diverse international collection of contemporary art.

·         Offers a state-of-the-art interactive portal allowing curators to explore and search our outstanding collection, which is comprehensively cataloged online, and submit inquiries with one click.

·         Facilitates easy and fast processing of international loans to leading museums and institutions around the world.


Loans & Exhibitions is part of APT Institute, a non-profit organization providing artists worldwide with a range of premium services, from subsidized art residencies to free curatorial consultations. Your loan from APT Institute - a provisional body of invested works that belong to individual APT artists - supports APT Institute’s programs that promote and advance emerging and mid-career artists.


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