Today’s international art world offers a wide range of career choices that are continually evolving. Careers in the Art World: A Practical Guide provides a hands-on, practical guide to navigating a variety of art world opportunities, including fresh perspectives on how to achieve success. It maps “who does what” to shape the industry, looking at both traditional careers like curating and the new and innovative professions forming within social media and digital platforms.
In addition to lectures, targeted readings, and group discussions, this course includes interviews with a broad range of leading art professionals who share insights on their own career trajectories and suggestions for students. Additionally, the course includes a “career path workshop” in which students benefit from a one-on-one video coaching session with personalized feedback on personal career goals as well as targeted strategies for how to reach them in the fast-paced, flourishing environment of today’s art world.
Students will learn:
- To define key roles in the art world and their entry requirements, including identifying new career paths related to art and technology.
- To analyze the factors that drive success in different art world careers.
- To recognize individual strengths and interests, in order to design and strategize the best career path.