Updated: Apr 29, 2022
Students studying the Bachelor of Arts in Europe are prepared for careers in management in the fast-paced arts industry. Our programs provide students with practical arts management skills and theoretical underpinnings of global approaches to understanding the arts, preparing them to meet the challenges of international art markets and leading industry changes.
A global history of visual arts is not Eurocentric but includes artistic exchanges across countries and continents, connections between cultures, and the impact of colonialism on the production and reception of art. Students will develop knowledge and professional skills applied to arts management including courses on art law, sales, display, and marketing as well as the digitalization of art business, fundamental tools in the market today.
Skill development objectives
This program in Arts Management prepares students for the Title diploma (“titre”) Art Sales Management, which is validated by the French State (and registered by the Répertoire national des certiﬁcations professionnelles). This professional certiﬁcate validates the following skills demonstrated by its graduates
Appraisal of artworks: placing the work into historical context, provenance, valuation
Marketing & Sales of artworks
Curating exhibitions, ensuring their logistics and protection
Coordinate and execute sales, and legally safeguard them
In order to acquire this knowledge & professional skills, the program is based on three objectives
group projects on digital strategies in order to apply the skills which are taught in class
experiences in art business sectors, enabling students to acquire complementary skills in professional situations (such as internships) and to allow for networking
classes delivered by faculty 90% of whom are active professionals within their own ﬁelds, including the digitalization of the art market
CV development and the growth of professional networks
2.PROFICIENCY IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE ART MARKET
Developing business models, entrepreneurship, innovation and online sales strategies
Development of digital communication strategies for audiences and collectors
Curating virtual exhibits and building mediation devices to promote them
3.DEVELOPING A GLOBAL APPROACH TO THE BUSINESS OF ARTS
Courses delivered on contemporary cultures with a focus on global art history
Study trips or complementary ﬁeld trips
An intercultural dialogue fostered by the presence of more than 25% international students from more than 30 countries.