Certificate in 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.


  • On-line application:  on the following link: http://registration.esa.edu.lb
  • Study of the Application
  • Jury Interview : The interview is held at ESA with the Selection Committee


Submission of applications : March 1st, 2019 at the latest


Module Dates

The modules  take place at ESA from 9am to 5pm


Module 1 : The Art Market | 27 & 28 March 2019 

Module 2 : Collecting, Art Fairs and Art Valuations | 17 & 18 April 2019 

Module 3 : Art and Finance | 8 & 9 May 2019 

Module 4: The Wold of museums and the Marketing of culture and art | 22 & 23 May 2019 

Module 5 : Art Law and Art Insurance | 11 & 12 July 2019 

London Experience : 25 till 28 June 2019

Program Fees

Regular rate USD 6,500 excluding London trip expenses: airfare and accommodation
Early bird rate: USD 6,300 available until February 27, 2019
For more info kindly contact 01-373 373 ext 1141
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