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Careers in the Art World: A Practical Guide

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Careers in the Art World: A Practical Guide

Today’s international art world offers a wide range of career choices that are continually evolving.

Careers in the Art World: A Practical Guide provides 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 the new and innovative professions forming within social media and digital platforms.

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 suggestions for students. Additionally, the course includes a “career path workshop” in which students benefit from a one-on-one video coaching session with personalized 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.

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  • Date
    August 3 - 30
  • Duration
    4 Weeks
  • Type
    Flexible Course
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  • Topics
    • Art Business,
    • Career Studies
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  • Contact Admissions 646-473-2464

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  • About Flexible Courses

    About Flexible Courses

    This flexible online course is delivered in weekly modules consisting of recorded lectures, instructor-guided discussion boards, and supplementary resources. The course will include a final project with personalized feedback from the course instructor. All participants will have read-only access to the course materials for an additional 90 days after the course end date.

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  • Students Will Learn

    Students Will Learn

    • To define key roles in the art world and their entry requirements, including identifying new career paths related to art and technology.
    • To analyze the factors that drive success in different art world careers.
    • To recognize individual strengths and interests, in order to design and strategize the best career path.
  • Course Completion

    Course Completion

    For successfully completing this course, you receive a verified Certificate of Completion from Sotheby’s Institute of Art as well as 5.2 IACET Continuing Education Units. *
    Our digital certificates allow you to share new skills with various social media platforms, including LinkedIn. Successful completion is defined by each instructor in the course syllabus and consists, at the least, of regular, thoughtful participation in online activities and timely submission of assigned papers or projects.
    *As an IACET Accredited Provider, Sotheby’s Institute of Art offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.