Sotheby's Institute of Art - London
Found in the heart of Bloomsbury, and only minutes away from the British Museum, the National Gallery and Sotheby’s Auction House, the London campus is at the centre of one of the world’s most important art capitals. The Institute is situated in Bedford Square, built between 1775 and 1783, and is one of the best preserved Georgian squares in London with a private central garden.
Sotheby's auction house provides students with privileged access to pre-sale viewings, talks by experts, and handling sessions. In addition, students visit the many commercial galleries, artists' studios and museums available in London. Such knowledge prepares students for a variety of careers in the art world.
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Your pathway to a career in the international art world
The Institute has over 6,000 Alumni worldwide, many of whom direct galleries, work in museums and foundations, in auction houses, in art advisory, in art journalism, in art public relations and event planning as well as a variety of other businesses that that are involved in and support art. Some Alumni are collectors of fine and decorative arts or continue to enrich their lives with an informed passion for art.
Graduates will become members of our Global Alumni Network
who have access to a range of benefits, services and social and networking events which help them with their careers.