Sotheby's Institute faculty are noted scholars and practicing art professionals. These art historians, economists, creative directors, fundraisers, art lawyers, and myriad other active members of the arts and cultural communities help bring the immediacy of the arts, the dynamism of its markets, the creativity of its practitioners and the passions of its leaders to the classroom. The Institute's faculty has published a broad range of texts on art scholarship and education which can be found on our publications page. The Institute also attracts some of the most accomplished artists and art professionals working today as guest speakers. Read more about our recent guest speakers.