Sotheby’s Institute: Art Business

    Sotheby’s Institute: Art Business


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Business, Arts
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: > $3,000
    • Call: (646) 665-1861
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    Get a behind-the-scenes look at the international art world and discover how art is created and traded in-person.

    This course will provide an insider’s look at the vibrant contemporary art market through an examination of the market’s key players and institutions including galleries, auction houses, and artists’ studios. In a dynamic environment that balances a variety of expert-led live sessions with self-guided modules, students will gain an understanding of both primary and secondary art markets and the newest digital art commerce developments. Students will learn about how the international art trade operates. In an interactive setting, students will have direct engagement with prominent artists, gallerists, and auctioneers, identifying the key personalities and most influential venues that contribute to the rich, varied dialogue around contemporary art and its trade. This class will also address the relationships between the marketplace and the not-for-profit sector with a special focus on museums through curator tours of renowned art collections worldwide. The course is ideal for students who love looking at art or are creating art themselves and are interested in turning this passion into their life’s work.

    Cost and Session Information

    PRICE: $5325

    *Listed program costs do not include course-specific lab and materials fees. Learn more on our website.

    Term 1: June 5-June 17

    Term 2: June 19-July 1

    Term 3: July 3-July 15

    Term 4: July 17-July 29