Sotheby’s Institute has more than fifty years of experience in training the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs in the fields of art, luxury and the cultural and creative industries.
Since its founding in 1969, the Institute has built an extensive global network of professionals, many now occupying leading positions in their fields. Areas of expertise span from curating to contemporary art, luxury business to logistics, art law to finance and more.
Our in-person short courses are ideal for those looking to enter or advance in the art world, combining the value of intensive study with access to the rich art history and cultural offerings of some of the world’s greatest cities. All of our on-location courses include industry expert speakers, exclusive visits, networking opportunities, and additional learning resources online or to take away.
Spanning from one-day in-depth intensives to 12-week part-time programs, these courses are available in London and New York City, two of the world’s most influential art capitals, as well as selected art world capitals in Europe, America, and Asia.