Arts Management

The first Certificate in Arts Management in Lebanon 

A study trip to  London
Teaching Language: English

The Art Business course gives participants an introduction and overview to the overall art market and the art world at large. It offers students the opportunity to gain specialized knowledge and insight into the most important relevant aspects of the art business, including the role of law and finance in the art world. 

The course will introduce participants to important factors to consider when working with artists, institutions, auction houses and collectors. Emphasis is put on practical aspects such as contracts, valuations, insurance, acquisitions and sales, but the course will also give participants an understanding of the mechanisms and structures that determine price and value as well as the historic background of the art world. 

Visits to local galleries and museums will round out the course. 

The highlight will be a 4 day trip to London, visiting the important museums, galleries and auction houses of the city, as well as exclusive studio visits with leading contemporary artists.


The candidate must be a higher education graduate with proof of real motivation.


Study of application
Jury Interview: the interview is held at ESA with the Selection Committee


Submission of applications
9 March 2018, at the latest

Module Dates

MODULE 1: The Art Market | 20 & 21 March 2018
MODULE 2: Collecting, Art Fairs and Art Valuations | 17 & 18 April 2018
MODULE 3: The World of Museums and the Marketing of Culture and Art | 15 & 16 May 2018
MODULE 4: Art Law & Art Insurance | 30 & 31 May 2018
MODULE 5: Art and Finance | 20 & 21 June 2018
London Experience: 26, 27, 28 & 29 June 2018


Collectors/Potential Collectors
Bankers/Wealth Managers/Lawyers wishing to learn more about the commercial art world to better service their clients’ art related needs
Managers of CSR departments 
Applicants with art history or fine art backgrounds who want to work in the commercial art world 
Applicants looking for a career in the art world /career change
Art professionals seeking to enhance their business skills and knowledge of recent developments 

For more info kindly contact 01-373 373 ext 1141