If you are interested in developing a career in the commercial art world, this course will prepare you for the opportunities lying ahead. You will develop the key skills and gain the knowledge to understand global art markets in the context of their ever-changing artistic, cultural, and economic environments.
Making the most of its location in Europe's art market capital in London, this Art Business MA degree draws on a high standard of interdisciplinary academic and practical teaching by recognized industry professionals. It also offers insights from art market practitioners, both those with long-standing careers and those who are rising entrepreneurs of the millennial generation. The curriculum is carefully designed to balance skills training with academic rigor and to combine core business and legal concepts with industry-specific knowledge to reflect the diverse professional landscape students will enter on graduation. Our students benefit from frequent field trips to different art businesses, including galleries, auction houses, and art fairs.
Reasons to choose Kingston
- Art Business at Kingston School of Art is the only degree on the subject delivered in partnership with a business school. This partnership grants you cutting-edge business thinking, combining the creative culture of an art school with testing in real-world contexts.
- On-site visits and behind-the-scenes tours with major auction houses and commercial galleries enrich the classroom experience with real-life experiences.
- This course is delivered by professionals active in the industry, who will pass on their first-hand knowledge and prepare you for a flourishing career in the art world.