Professional Master Contemporary Arts: Sales, Display and CollectingIESA FRANCE
Founded in 1985 by Franoise and Jean-Marie Schmitt, the Institut dtudes Suprieures des Arts (IESA) is a private educational group based in Paris, France.
|Delivery Mode||On Campus|
|Study Option||Full Time|
|Tuition Fee||€ 9600|
|Application Fee||₦ 0|
This 10-month program focuses on the analysis of contemporary art work and the understanding of evolving demands of the art market in a global context. The techniques of management, communication, marketing and the knowledge of law and regulations contribute in providing the expertise required when working in the field of contemporary art.
Based in the heart of Paris, on the premises of IESA Art & Culture, students are within easy access to all the major Parisian museums, auction houses and contemporary art galleries. Class visits to the most prominent contemporary art museums, galleries, and auction houses are organized to allow students to dialogue with curators, art historians, and gallerists.
Study trips to art centers in France are organized during each semester to allow students to network with seasoned professionals in the art sector.
This program aims to develop professional skills for the arts sector. Interest in business and thorough knowledge of art history are essential prerequisites.
- BA completed +1 year postgraduate studies OR 1 year work experience
- English: IELTS 6.0 minimum (or equivalent)
- No minimum level of French
If you are thinking of applying to this program, please send us the following documentation:
· A CV
· A cover letter indicating your educational and professional aims and how you hope this graduate program can help you fulfill your objectives
· Academic transcripts
· 2 letters of reference
· English language proficiency exam (unless you are a Native speaker, or you graduated from an English-speaking university)
The program consists of 3 trimesters:
2 trimesters of classwork (Oct-Dec/ Jan-March) and a trimester dedicated to internships (April-June) allowing students to gain professional experience (Jan-March).
During the last two trimesters, students will work on a personal project to be presented in front of a professional jury in order to validate the certificate.
Each trimester contains 200 contact hours over a 10-week period. Courses are taught in English.
Students are attributed a mentor for personalized coaching and will follow group methodology sessions to guide them in the research and development of their personal project.
The History of the Contemporary Art in Europe and United States; the Economics of the Contemporary Art Market; Art Law; Art and Project Management; Communication and the Marketing, Research, Development and Management of Artistic projects (content, business plan, legal structure, communication, marketing); visits and workshops with professionals.
The Current and Future Art Markets, the History of Contemporary Art Outside of Europe; E-communication and E-marketing of Art and Luxury Products; Negotiating Sales of Art Objects; Promoting Artistic Projects, a Brand, Artists, and Contemporary Art and Luxury Products; Exhibition planning; Visits and Workshops with professionals; Methodology; mentoring sessions.
Full-time internship, methodology sessions, sessions with mentor to follow up on personal projects.