Today’s international art world offers a wide range of career opportunities that are continually evolving. The abundance of different types of careers are surpassed only by the variety of the art itself.
This course provides students with 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 new and innovative careers in social media and marketing. 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 what might work for students. Additionally, the course includes a “career path workshop” in which students will have the chance to receive individualized 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.
What you will learn:
- The key roles in the art world and their entry requirements, including new career paths related to art and technology
- The factors that drive success in different art world careers
- How to leverage your own strengths and interests to plan the best career path for you