2019 Summer Institute Schedule

Sotheby's Summer Institute courses draw on the expertise and unrivaled access of Sotheby’s Institute of Art and explore a wide range of art world subjects.

  • Term 1 June 9 to June 21
    • "Every" Art Museum in New York City Grades 9-11 Explore
    • Stolen, Forged, and Looted: Intro to Art Crime Grades 10 - 12 Explore
    • Museums / Galleries / Auction Houses Grades 10 - 12 Explore
    • Protest Art: Environment / Identity / Activism Grades 10 - 12 Explore
  • Term 2 June 23 to July 5
    • New York's Skyline: Architecture of the City Grades 10 - 12 Explore
    • New York City: Art Capital Grades 10 - 12 Explore
    • Art History / Art Business / Art New York Grades 9 - 12 Explore
    • Art / Luxury / Fashion Grades 10 - 12 Explore
  • Term 3 July 7 to July 19
    • Art History 101: The Art History Course Everyone Needs Grades 9 - 12 Explore
    • The Art of Video Games Grades 11 - 12 Explore
    • Text + Image: Writing About Art Grades 10 - 12 Explore
    • Contemporary Art 101: Installation / Video / Sound Grades 10 - 12 Explore
  • Term 4 July 21 to August 2
    • Celebrity Artists: How Careers are Made Grades 10 - 12 Explore
    • Art Business Grades 10 - 12 Explore
    • The Modern Museum Grades 10 - 12 Explore
    • Architecture / Urban Planning / Industrial Design Grades 9 - 11 Explore

Summer Institute courses are organized by Intensives and Explorations. Intensives dive deep into a specific subject area, while Explorations are interdisciplinary and cover three distinct subjects. Both Intensives and Explorations are taught by art world experts.

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