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Graduates and current students of Sotheby’s Institute of Art have access to a worldwide network of over 8,000 alumni that are active in all areas of the art world.


Graduates maintain their connection to the Institute and their fellow alumni – from all campuses and graduation years – through their shared experience of completing the unique art education at Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Graduates receive access to a variety of benefits and services through Alumni Relations, whether they are seeking to renew friendships, meet fellow alumni in different fields, obtain professional advice or recommendations, or are searching for new career opportunities. We encourage all alumni to take advantage of the resources listed below to strengthen their connection to Sotheby’s Institute of Art and our global network of alumni.

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SIAconnect is an exclusive online community for Sotheby’s Institute of Art graduates and students. Join today for these special features:

  • Community: Connect with Sotheby’s Institute of Art’s global network of 8,000+ alumni and discover upcoming events
  • Profile: Build your network and showcase your personal brand with a custom profile
  • Careers: Search job and internship opportunities, many of which are exclusive to SIA students and alumni

Set up your account for the first time here. For future visits, log in here.

Global Alumni Network social media groups: Facebook | LinkedIn | Instagram

Benefits & Services

We are proud to offer the following benefits and services to the members of our alumni community.

  • Exclusive Alumni Networking Groups: Join SIAconnect as well as the alumni social media groups on FacebookInstagram, and LinkedIn to network professionally, post opportunities for fellow graduates, and keep in touch with alumni the world over.
  • Career Resources: You can search SIAconnect’s Careers page to see opportunities posted by employers that are specifically looking for Sotheby’s Institute of Art graduates to fill their open positions. If you have opportunities that you want to share with our current students and fellow graduates, please email
  • Course Discounts: Alumni of Master’s and Semester programs are eligible for a discount on full-priced online or Summer Institute (adult) courses. Please contact Alumni Relations for more details. (Discounts are valid off full price tuition amounts and cannot be combined with other discounts or special offers.)
  • Local Alumni Chapter Membership (where available): There are currently 20 worldwide alumni chapters for Sotheby’s Institute, which are all listed in on the Groups page within SIAconnect. If you would like to start a chapter in your area, please contact Alumni Relations.
  • Library Access: Alumni can continue to access to the Institute’s library print materials both in New York and London, by appointment. Contact the London Head Librarian at and the New York Head Librarian at to request an appointment.
  • Event invitations, free passes, and VIP access: Alumni have priority access to the Sotheby’s Institute of Art Speaker Series and public programming. SIA occasionally receives free passes and VIP invitations to art fairs—please check SIAconnect for an announcement should passes become available.
  • Lifetime Email Access: All alumni are eligible for an email address. To request an email account please contact the IT Department and include the subject line “Alumni Email Account Request” and your full name in the body of the email.
  • Complimentary Transcripts: To request a copy of your academic transcript please contact Alumni Relations.  
  • Shopping Discounts: Plum Benefits is a free service that offers access to Entertainment and Travel Benefits nationally and internationally. Highlights include Broadway show and movie ticket discounts as well as deals on car rentals. To register, visit the link below and click on “Become a Member.” Create your account with your or email address or, if you are using your personal email address, use the code “siart212”. 

Prospective Student Referrals

SIA Alumni, we are grateful for your continued support of Sotheby’s Institute of Art and we appreciate what amazing global ambassadors you are for our programs. If you know someone interested in any of our academic programs, please send an email including their name and contact information to  


Alumni Relations
Sotheby’s Institute of Art
570 Lexington Ave, 15th Floor, NY 10022, USA
T +1 212.897.6646,

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