Sotheby's Institute of Art

About Sotheby's Institute of Art

Year Founded: 1968

For more than forty years Sotheby's Institute of Art has been preparing students for careers in the international art world. A premier provider of advanced art education, the Institute combines a unique object-based approach to works of art and art history with study of the international markets and their practices. Its graduates combine a passion for art with scholarship and market sophistication. The Institute offers programs leading to PhD and MA degrees as well as courses taught on-line (available anywhere/anytime). There are also a variety of semester-long, study abroad and summer program options for graduate and undergraduate students as well as for continuing professional development. Special lectures, seminars and evening courses are offered throughout the year in both London and New York.

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MA in Art Business

United States : New York

Sotheby's Institute of Art is offering a MA degree in Art Business. Attend advanced study classes in various branches of Arts and get in sync with the rapid changing world...

Art Museums, Galleries and Curating, Semester Programme

England : London

Sotheby's Institute of Art invites students to take a semester programme on Art Museums, Galleries and Curating. The programme is ideal for students interested in a future...

Sotheby's Institute of Art: MA in East Asian Art

England : London

Study the history of art of China, Japan, and Korea, from the Neolithic Period to the present day, in Sotheby's Institute of Art MA in East Asian Art program. The course

MA in Photography: Contemporary and Historical

England : London

Sotheby's Institute of Art MA in Photography program offers an in-depth study of the history of photography, its place in cultural and critical theory, and its significance...

Art and Business, Semester Programme

England : London

Spend a semester in England on an Art and Business program at the Sotheby's Institute of Art. The program is an introduction to an art world career, designed specifically...

Sotheby's Institute of Art: Decorative Art and Design

England : London

Sotheby's Institute of Art Decorative Art and Design course provides a comprehensive understanding of the development of furniture, ceramics, glass, metalwork, and patters...

Sotheby's Institute of Art: MA in Art Business

England : London

Earn a master's degree in Art Business designed for students with an art history background who want to understand business theories and practice at Sotheby's Institute of...

Sotheby's Institute of Art: MA in Fine and Decorative Art

England : London

Sotheby's Institute of Art offers masters degree courses in Fine and Decorative Art in London, England. The program is based on Sotheby's original training scheme, the Works...

Sotheby's Institute of Art: MA in Contemporary Art

England : London

Spend three semesters in London, England, earning a master's degree in Contemporary Art at the Sotheby's Institute of Art. The course is for students who want an in-depth...

Sotheby's Institute of Art: MA in Contemporary Design

England : London

Sotheby's Institute of Art MA in Contemporary Design program combines academic study of 20th century and contemporary decorative art with an exploration of the professional...

Sothebys Institute of Art: Interior Design: A Combined Masters Degree

United States : New York

This learning program is a Combined Masters Degree and Certificate Program with New York School of Interior Design open to all students at the New York campus, and to London...

Foundations of Western Art, Semester Programme

England : London

This full-immersion semester programme let students explore the history and development of art in the western world from ancient Greek beginnings to the present day. The...

Sotheby's Institute of Art: MA in Art Business

United States : Los Angeles

Building on programmes pioneered more than forty years ago by Sotheby'’s Institute at its London and New York campuses, the MA in Art Business curriculum is taught by distinguished...

Asian Art and its Markets

England : London

Sotheby's Institute of Art invites students wanting to gain a thorough grounding in key aspects of Asian art through a lively program of lectures, seminars, museum visits,...

Art Business Foundations and Placement

England : London

Sotheby's Institute of Art Art Business Foundations and Placement is an intensive one-semester program designed for those who are interested in learning about business practices...