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This five-day course provides practical insights into the management of commercial art galleries today. It addresses both art market dynamics and the technical issues - legal, financial, operational - connected with establishing and growing a successful business. Besides informative lectures, panel discussions and visits, participants have the opportunity to cultivate valuable relationships and networks in the international art world.

The Details
  • Course Dates

    Course Dates

    Day Course: 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Date: 15 - 19 May, 2017
    Venue: the course will take place at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, 30 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3EE
  • Faculty


    Georgina Adam, Art Market Editor-at-Large, The Art Newspaper

    Gareth Fletcher, Lecturer, MA Art Business, Sotheby’s Institute of Art

    Serena Fokschaner, Founder, Good Coverage

    Lawrence Hendra, Director, Philip Mould

    Giles Huxley-Parlour, Founder and Director, Beetles and Huxley

    Henry Lydiate, Founder and Director, The Henry Lydiate Partnership

    John Martin, Founder and Director, John Martin Gallery

    Peter Osborne, Director, Osborne Samuel Gallery

    Scott Phillips, Co-Founder and Director, RiseArt

    Iain Robertson, Head of Art Business Studies, Sotheby’s Institute of Art

    Grace Schofield, Founder and Director, Union Pacific

    Tot Taylor, Founder and Director, Riflemaker

    Sarah Thelwall, Consultant and Strategist in the Art Market and Creative Industries

    Andy Wilkes, Managing Director, Andy Wilkes, Training and Consultancy

    For full speaker biographies, click here.
  • Course Fees

    Course Fees

    £1,950 (£1,850 if booked by 17 April, 2017)

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    Payment by credit or debit card only. If you prefer to pay by wire transfer or cheque, please email the contact person listed on the course page.
  • Course Timetable

    Course Timetable

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  • Contact And Request Information

    Contact And Request Information

    For further information, please contact:
    Martin Williams, Public Programs Manager
    Email: or Request Information
    Tel: +44 (0)20 7462 3249

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