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Streamed live and designed specifically to be enjoyed at home, we are delighted to unveil this one-hour lecture delivered by art and gallery consultant, Renée Pfister.

Renée Pfister’s latest lecture provides expert advice on how to navigate an extremely competitive job market. The lecture is ideal for recent graduates and art professionals in their early career stages.

The lecture will explore highly sought-after positions in the public and commercial art sector and will address questions such as: Where does one find these in-demand positions? What kind of qualifications and skills are required to secure employment? If I am already working in the sector but seek a higher or more fulfilling role, what are my next steps? This one-hour lecture offers a masterclass in how to present yourself and how to create or elevate your professional profile.

This lecture also serves as a taster session for students interested in the Intensive course The Future of the Art World.

The Details
  • Lecture Date & Fees

    Lecture Date & Fees

    Monday, November 9
    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. GMT
    (1:30 p.m. EST / 10:30 a.m. PST)
    Course Fee: £45
    The online Lecture Series is developed in London by Sotheby's Institute faculty, programming staff, and industry experts.
  • What Is The Lecture Series?

    What Is The Lecture Series?

    At Sotheby's Institute, we passionately believe that art is meant to inspire us all. That is why we created the virtual Lecture Series. Designed to provide viewers with insight into a vast range of art world subjects, these one-hour lectures are delivered by industry experts and Sotheby's specialists. Streamed live via Zoom, these lectures bring the Institute's expertise directly to you. The Lecture Series is ideal for art professionals and enthusiasts seeking intellectual stimulation and artistic inspiration.
  • Faculty


    Renée Pfister is an independent art consultant, curator, registrar, collections manager, project manager, lecturer and writer. After more than twenty years of working in the arts in London at Tate, the British Museum, the Science Museum and with the late Sir Anthony Caro, as well as participating in an work-exchange program with New York’s Museum of Modern Art, she decided in 2010 to work independently, establishing her own art consultancy. Since its formation clients have included the German Embassy, the Government Art Collection, Waltham Forest Council, Swan Films, the British Embassy in Paris, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, international artists and private collectors.
  • Register


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    You will be directed to the Sotheby’s Institute Eventbrite page to complete registration for this online lecture. Registration takes approximately 2 minutes to complete. The Lecture Series is open to all ages.
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