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Sotheby’s Summer Institute

Every summer, Sotheby’s Institute of Art welcomes participants from around the globe to our campuses in the great art capitals of London and New York. Taking full advantage of each city's rich cultural offerings, our summer courses complement classroom lectures with site visits to museums, galleries, artist studios, and special exhibitions led by top art world scholars and practitioners in the field.

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New York Summer Institute

New York Summer Institute

The New York Summer Institute offers one-, two-, and four-week courses in the general areas of art business, art history, and contemporary art as well as in the specialized areas of gallery management, curating, art law, and more. As most courses are a half day, the New York Summer Institute is ideal for professionals and students alike.

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London Summer Institute

London Summer Institute

The London Summer Institute offers intensive courses in areas of art business, art history, finance, contemporary art, and design. With full-day programming, courses are designed for undergraduates, career changers, study abroad participants, and those interested in art and cultural history.

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Pre-College Summer Institute

Pre-College Summer Institute

The Summer Institute for pre-college students  invites high schoolers who are curious and passionate about art to immerse themselves in one of the most vibrant art capitals in the world: New York City. This summer, students can explore different facets of New York’s art scene from the business of art to the contemporary art world in two-week courses taught by leading scholars and professionals in the field.

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Online Summer Institute

Online Summer Institute

Can’t join us on campus? Art professionals lead our interactive online courses, providing exclusive insights into art and its businesses. Online courses enable students to participate whenever and wherever is best for them, with individual support and guidance of faculty from Sotheby’s Institute of Art.

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