If you need a courier to ship a sculpture to an exhibition, to ship your finished artwork to be put on show in a gallery, or you are a gallery owner looking for the best couriers to deliver artwork to excited customers, look no further. For expert packaging advice for shipping artwork to galleries and art-lovers, plus low-cost delivery to any destination, Eurosender has the answer.
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Before booking courier delivery, gallery owners, artists or whoever is arranging the shipment should consider the following first:
Works of art are almost always one-of-a-kind, so you will no-doubt want it to arrive unscathed. Check out our expert packing instructions for shipping paintings, ceramics, glass items or sculptures, including the best packaging to use for shipping artwork to galleries or anywhere else.
Standard shipments with Eurosender are covered by basic insurance included in the price and additional insurance is available to purchase during the booking process. When shipping expensive artwork to galleries by courier, first contact our logistics experts, who can discuss the right insurance options for your unique art piece.
Art can be innovative and provocative. However, always make sure that your artists’ shipments do not contain items which are restricted or prohibited from courier delivery first.
Providing a correct address is perhaps the most essential part of preparing any shipment. Follow the example below when you ship a sculpture to an exhibition by courier, or to any other destination:
BEST SHIPPING OPTIONS
Depending on what you need to ship and its urgency, finding the right courier delivery service for artist’ shipments and shipping to gallery owners can be tricky. Eurosender, can help you to choose from a range of world-renowned logistics services, to find the best courier for artwork at the best price:
The shortest and most direct method of courier delivery for artist shipments to gallery owners in Europe is to book a van delivery. By reserving an entire van, you not only save time as there are no stops along the way for other deliveries, but as the space is reserved for your shipment only, minimal packing and labelling is required. However, please be advised that we do always recommend to protect your shipment accordingly to minimise the risk of damage.
You can get an instant price for van delivery within Europe right now, on our booking tool.
The quickest solution for sending small packages or a small painting to ship to a gallery abroad is to book it through our express service. Find out the price of express shipping to a gallery abroad, on our booking tool.
When booking a standard service with Eurosender, every shipment has basic insurance included in the price. Additional insurance is available to purchase during the booking process.
However, please be aware that items of high value/ unusual value or fragile items such as delicate art pieces may not be covered by insurance, as these are considered restricted items by most couriers.
To discuss the best options for insurance, the best courier to ship artwork or anything else related to your shipment, be sure to contact our team who can answer all of your questions.