• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

During the Art Market Manager programme from École EAC students acquire knowledge of artists and artworks, of the major challenges and defining sectors of the art market, of their functioning and practices in France and at international level. 

This will be combined with courses enabling students to acquire methods to carry out studies or research, conceive and implement projects, and develop an initial level of “expertise” that professional experience will consolidate.

After completing the programme from the EAC Group, students will acquire the following competences

  • Specific knowledge of the professional world in the art market sector
  • Customs and practices related to the marketing of artworks and art objects
  • Management and entrepreneurship
  • Project engineering

In the second semester, in order to better position themselves professionally, students will choose a specialisation corresponding to their professional project:

  • Authentication of artworks and art objects
  • Contemporary Arts and Artists

The academic pathway is designed to enable students to tackle their professional project under different perspectives and to develop suitable methods

  • Study and issues, with the dissertation (Year 1)
  • Conceiving and developing a project or a company (Year 2)
  • Experimenting and putting their skills to the test in a professional situation (internship, employment contract, etc.)

The academic programme is conceived so as teaching periods, project coaching, tutoring, individual work and professional immersion alternate.

Practice of a modern language is encouraged, with a particular focus on English. Some courses are fully taught in English, to familiarise students with job-specific vocabulary.

Assets of the programme

  • Academic programme tuned with the professional world of the field, ensured by professionals, gallery owners, auctioneers, restorers, curators, experts working in courts, etc.
  • Teaching oriented towards providing students with the awareness of the responsibilities related to project management, and equipping them with the thinking and implementation tools to face them
  • Programme tuned with contemporary project management modes (digital, cooperative work, responsible management, entrepreneurship, etc.)
  • Students will sit the TOEIC exam at the end of their programme

Professions

Art Market Managers direct auction houses, antiques or decorative shops, art galleries, museums or art centres.

They manage a stock of objects with artistic, decorative or cultural heritage value. They ensure the enhancement of artworks and art objects and actively follow the quotation of the works. They enhance placements and financial investments in collections. They scout new talents. They identify future artists and implement cultural heritage preservation.

Skills

Art Market Managers develop a two-sided competence in arts and commerce. They are able to manage administratively, financially and legally, and to develop international marketing strategies. They are able to anticipate and acquire stock. They are able to diagnose and evaluate artworks and implement preservation actions. They are able to organise conferences on art history and to create exhibitions.

Profile

Mobile and curious, Art Market Managers enjoy travelling, visiting artists’ workshops and looking for artworks. Intuitive, equipped with a fine taste, they are interested in the development of trends, They like history and its relations with artistic creation. With an international approach, they can speak multiple languages and attend exhibitions regularly.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Arts, Culture and Society
  • Economy of Cultural Goods
  • Management Theory
  • Rights of artists and artworks and market law
  • Management and entrepreneurship
  • Appraisal of artworks and art objects
  • Research and project methodology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Diploma
  • Master 1 : Holding a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master 2 : Holding at least a 1-year Master’s degree requiring a dissertation
Language (English)
  • Equivalent to the B1 level of the CEFR

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4404 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8800 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4404 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8800 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Paris

  • 1195 - 1780 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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