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WHEN: friDAY, 6 december, 2019 | 11:00 – 12:30 est
WHERE: Waddington's Auctioneers & Appraisers, 275 King Street East, Toronto, ON M5A 1K2, Canada

Join Sotheby’s Institute faculty Elisabeth Bogdan for a conversation covering what’s new in the international art world, art business career opportunities, and to learn about the Sotheby’s Institute programs that can help you meet your personal and professional goals.

Space is very limited.

Lis Bogdan has been a lecturer in decorative art and design history at the Institute since 2003. She has taught in the visual arts and on art world education since 1992 at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, previously at Southampton Solent University, Oxford Brookes University and the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. Her specialist teaching includes eighteenth to twentieth century European and American design, decorative art and architectural history. Additional to leading the Decorative Art and Design semester course, she teaches on the MA in Fine and Decorative Art and Design and on summer short courses. She has published in the decorative arts, particularly for the Decorative Arts Society, the Design History Society and Phaidon Press. She is a contributor to courses at the V&A, is a former Trustee of the Design History Society and is a decorative art and design consultant for a Canadian valuation firm.

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About Sotheby’s Institute: Since its founding in 1969, Sotheby’s Institute has built an extensive global network of diverse individuals, which grows with every class. Each year, over 2,500 students study with Sotheby’s Institute and go on to work and network, across every sector of the art world. The Master’s degree alone has over 8,000 alumni — the largest and most powerful alumni network of its kind.

The Institute offers a wide course catalog throughout the year. Short professional development courses or online classes fit into a working professional’s schedule. The prestigious Master’s degree – the first of its kind - allows full-time students to gain foundational knowledge for a future career. Areas of expertise span contemporary art to curating, luxury to logistics, art law to valuation, and much more. This makes Sotheby’s Institute of Art the premier educational choice for individuals who wish to excel in any area of the art world.

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