Museum Exhibits Are Now Purchasable With Bitcoin

Museum Exhibits Are Now Purchasable With Bitcoin

Austrian Museum of Applied Arts buys screen saver installation with cryptocurrency, making it the first ever to do so

Sara Roncero-Menendez
  • 3 november 2015

When Bitcoins were first introduced as a type of currency, most people were confused about how the process worked but were nonetheless intrigued. However, when it turned out that, as a currency, ascertaining it was not as simple as going to an ATM, most people lost interest. However, one museum bought an installation from Berlin-based artist Harm van den Dorpel with the online money, proving that it can be used in real life.

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