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Fees for digital prints or scans of public art

Fees for digital prints or scans of public art

Get an idea of how much you’ll need to pay for an image of public art in Boston.

USE OR TYPE FOR-PROFIT FEE NONPROFIT FEE
High-resolution file (email or flash) $100 for each image $50 for each image
High-resolution file (burn to CD) $100 for each image and $1.00 for each CD $50 for each image and $1 for each CD
Press run of more than 5,000 images $150 for each image and publication $75 for each image and publication
Book, cover, or illustration $300 for each image and publication $150 for each image and publication
E-Book $100 for each image $50 for each image
Website (up for less than one month) $100 for each image

$50 for each image

 
Website (up for less than six months) $150 for each image $75 for each image and publication

Website (up for six months or more)

Note: you must credit us in the file name.

$200 for each image $150 for each image and publication
 
Film or TV broadcast $100 for each image $50 for each image
DVD for commercial resale $100 for each image $50 for each image

Multimedia project (this doesn’t include book or website use)

Note: you must include “Courtesy of Boston Art Commission 2016” near the image.

$225 for each image $125 for each image

Reproduction in a public space or exhibit

Note: you must credit us with the image.

$200 for each image $100 for each image

Mural in a public space

Note: you must credit us with the image.

$400 for each image Not available
Still have questions? Contact:
Arts and Culture
1 City Hall Square
Room 802
Boston, MA 02201-2029
United States
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Find out how to get a digital print or scan of Boston public art.

ARE YOU A STUDENT?

You don't need to pay any fee. You only need a letter of permission for a dissertation, thesis, or presentation.