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Sotheby's Institute of Art

Sotheby’s Institute of Art offers a unique academic approach to studying the global art market and also provides exposure to specialized topics that are central to the history and ongoing development of the international art world. 

Distance Learning Courses

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Business & Management (1)

About

History

Sotheby’s auction house was founded in 1744 when Samuel Baker, an entrepreneur, occasional publisher, and successful businessman held his first auction. 

Education

The Institute offers educational programs for professionals, pre-college audiences, and graduate students seeking expertise in art business and an understanding of the $60 billion global art economy.

Services

Student services

The Student Support and Counselling Service  offers support and counselling to students, helping you to deal with practical and emotional challenges you may experience, and assisting you to feel safe and live confidently in London.

Housing services

Although the Institute does not arrange accommodation on behalf of students, we are pleased to work in partnership with the University of London Housing Service (ULHS).

The ULHS offer an online database of accommodation provided by registered landlords and letting agents, these include flats and houses for groups as well as rooms in shared flats and houses. ULHS aim to ensure that all Landlords are reputable and ask them to sign up to a code of good practice.

Accreditation

Sotheby’s Institute of Art-NY holds permanent degree-granting authority from the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Manhattan, New York, United States

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