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Sotheby's Summer Institute in New York

This summer, take advantage of New York City’s rich cultural landscape and enjoy this famed art capital as an insider. Our half-day 1-, 2- and 4-week curated courses in art business, art history, and contemporary art cover everything from the gallery business to international art crime, and give you privileged access to the city’s top art venues.  The in-class lectures are combined with behind-the-scenes site visits and discussions with distinguished guest speakers and leading art world professionals.

Whether you are looking to advance your career or expand your knowledge, our courses help you build the confidence, the connections, and the skills needed to succeed in the art world.

Download the Sotheby’s Summer Institute catalog.

Courses include:

  • Site visits to historic New York City neighborhoods, Sotheby’s auction house, museums, and other exclusive art venues.
  • Lectures by experts on topics such as auctions, careers in the art world, art advisory, the art market and much more.
  • Social events with fellow participants.

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Courses are open for registration on a first come, first served basis. We encourage you to enroll soon as certain courses are close to capacity or at a waitlist.

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