2023 Summer Institute Schedule

Sotheby's Summer Institute courses draw on the expertise and unrivaled access of Sotheby’s Institute of Art and explore a wide range of art world subjects. All courses are open to rising 10th – 12th graders and graduating seniors.

  • Term 1 June 18 to June 30
    • Art History Explore Course Closed
    • Art Crime / Art Law Explore Course Closed
    • Art Business Explore Course Closed
    • Art / Luxury / Fashion Explore Course Closed
    • Introduction to Curating Explore Course Closed
  • Term 2 July 2 to July 14
    • Art Crime / Art Law Explore
    • The Modern Museum Explore Course Closed
    • Museums / Galleries / Auction Houses Explore
    • Painting and Drawing Explore
  • Term 3 July 16 to July 28
    • Art History / Art Business Explore Course Closed
    • Art / Luxury / Fashion Explore
    • Art & Technology Explore Course Closed
    • Painting and Drawing Explore Course Closed
    • Art Conservation / Art Appraisal Explore

Summer Institute courses are structured as Intensives, Explorations, and Studio Art courses. Intensives dive deep into a specific subject area, while Explorations are interdisciplinary and cover three distinct topics. Studio Art courses provide students with the opportunity to experience traditional studio art-making practices in a virtual environment. All courses are taught by art world experts.

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