2022 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 5 to June 17
    • Museums / Galleries / Auction Houses Explore
    • Art / Luxury / Fashion Explore Course Closed
  • Term 2 June 19 to July 1
    • Art Crime / Art Law Explore
    • Art History / Art Business / Art Today Explore Course Closed
    • Art / Luxury / Fashion Explore Course Closed
  • Term 3 July 3 to July 15
  • Term 4 July 17 to July 29
    • Art and Activism Explore Course Closed
    • Painting and Drawing Explore Course Closed
    • Art History / Art Conservation / Art Appraisal Explore Limited Space
    • Introduction to Curating 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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Applications are now open for Sotheby's Summer Institute 2022. Learn more about the application process including application deadlines, the review process, required materials, tuition and our notification timeline.

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