Important Announcement: MiBACT (Italian Ministry of Culture)

Bridgeman signs historic agreement with Italian Ministry of Culture  (MiBACT) becoming the only international picture agency covering all 439 Italian state-owned museums for image licensing.



Bridgeman Images is excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with the Ministero dei beni delle attività culturali e del turismo (MiBACT), allowing us to acquire and license images from 439 Italian museums and cultural sites belonging to MiBACT. 


MiBACT includes some of the world’s most prestigious Italian museums including the UffiziPinacoteca di BreraCenacolo VincianoPantheonGalleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, and Pompei.


Bridgeman is honored to have been chosen by MiBACT for this agreement, which is the first of its kind and presents an amazing opportunity for the museums and Bridgeman to be able to distribute and license these remarkable images worldwide. We are working with each institution to add content and images that will be available for all editorial and some non-editorial uses. 


Bridgeman is proud to be able to provide additional income for these important institutions and to enable investment in the protection and enhancement of their cultural heritage.


If you have any questions regarding this agreement, please do not hesitate to contact us.





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