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Art World Expertise at Your Fingertips

Gain in-depth knowledge, valuable insights, and critical thinking skills with our 4-, 6- and 8-week instructor-led courses. Our instructors include leading scholars and practitioners who share their professional art world expertise and provide you with the individual attention and feedback needed to succeed.  By consistently designing and offering new online courses based on the latest art world developments, we make sure you stay on top of the art market trends and acquire current skills.

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How It Works

Learn on your own schedule from anywhere in the world with exclusive access to our intuitive online learning environment. For every course you take, we provide you with the resources and support you need to be a successful online student. Weekly recorded lectures, videos, and readings complement our faculty-guided discussion boards to provide a flexible and interactive experience. 

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A Shared Experience

Explore new ideas and network with like-minded people. Our online students come from around the world and from diverse backgrounds – but all share the passion to acquire more knowledge about the art world. Sotheby’s Institute is dedicated to online learning, and with more than 2,500 online alumni worldwide, you will gain access to a community like no other.

Read our student stories and find out about their online experience with Sotheby’s Institute.  

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Online Course Catalog

Online Course Catalog

Build valuable insights, critical thinking skills and in-depth knowledge with our 6-week and 8-week instructor-led courses

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