F3H6F2 Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art / Musee d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg / MAMCS, Alsace, France

Led by expert faculty, this interdisciplinary M.A. provides an in-depth study of modern and contemporary art and the market from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. It focuses on connoisseurship, art history and art market studies through object-based learning, and gain an insider’s understanding of current art business practices and the market.

Key program benefits:

  • Study works of art first-hand at sites of production and exhibitions in New York City and beyond
  • Unparalleled access to specialists and salerooms through their central location within Christie’s auction house at the Rockefeller Center
  • A rigorous professional development workshop series and a 45-day internship at a notable art world organization
  • A study trip to a major city in the art world.  Recently this has included Venice, Berlin, London, Paris, and Miami
  • Build professional networks through exclusive access to a wide-range of art world professionals

Christie’s Education’s Modern and Contemporary Art and the Market program acted as a stepping stone into the art world, particularly for the New York art scene and the major players involved – many of whom came to speak at our seminars.” ~ Kathryn Widing (M.A. 2013), Associate Specialist, Co-Head of Mid-Season and Online Sales, Post War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s, New York.

This program has been successfully preparing students from a wide range of backgrounds since 1998 for careers in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors of the art world.  Watch their program video to discover more.

For more information and to apply for the program, visit www.christies.edu/modern-contemporary-art-markets.