With campuses in London and New York, Sotheby’s Institute of Art provides an in-depth study of today’s art world and a powerful set of professional skills to deploy in the market. Core curricula bring students from all programme areas together for a common introduction to current issues in the art world, discussing its structures, organizations, and essential protocols. Lectures and panels with leading scholars and art professionals as well as site visits, case studies, workshops, and field study trips, all make sure that students are well equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge – and a global network – to master the art world upon graduation.
Upcoming Application Deadline: 30 June 2021
New York programmes begin in September 2021 and London programmes begin in October 2021.
Master’s programmes cover six principal subject areas:
o Art Business (New York / London)
o Art Logistics (London)
o Contemporary Art (New York / London)
o Fine and Decorative Art and Design (New York / London)
o Luxury Business (London) – Begins January 2022
o Modern and Contemporary Asian Art (London)
The Institute’s large network of art professionals at museums, private collections, galleries, and auction houses ensures that students get behind-the-scenes access and learn first-hand how objects are made, handled, collected, curated, displayed, bought, and sold. Internships at prestigious art organizations can also form an essential part of this unique, participatory learning environment.