The International Leadership Program in Visual Arts Management (ILPVAM) is an exciting and unparalleled advanced art and business executive certificate program offered by three leading institutions with specialties in visual arts, global markets, and business: the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, Deusto Business School (University of Deusto, Spain), and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, with the support of Fundación Gondra Barandiaran.

ILPVAM comprises two five-day modules taught in English by experts in their respective fields, and is conducted in Europe and America. The location of these intensive modules, in Bilbao and New York, provides an exceptional immersive on-site experience.

Module 1
Bilbao: November 7–11, 2016
Understanding the Environment: Global Trends and Strategic Vision

Module 2
New York: March 13–17, 2017
Leadership in the Global Art Sector

ILPVAM offers a global scope and local knowledge of markets, a high-level forum for debate, discussion, and engagement with an international network of senior practitioners and experts, and international networking as key elements in the development of knowledge among participants.

The program is aimed at professionals with at least five years of relevant experience in the field of visual arts or related arts disciplines. Candidates with significant work experience in other areas, and interest in advancing their career in this field, will also be considered.

Completion of the two modules leads to the award of a Program Certificate by the University of Deusto and New York University.

Tuition: €4,800 Euros
Register by July 7 and receive a 10% early bird discount
Final application deadline: September 7

A limited number of scholarships for up to 20% of the tuition fee are available, thanks to the support of Fundación Gondra Barandiaran. Priority will be given to those applying before June 1.

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