Christie’s Education is a specialist provider of postgraduate higher
education, continuing education and online learning in the fields of
art history, art business, art law, contemporary art and art-world
practice. Christie’s Education has a global footprint with locations
New York City
New York City (US),
Hong Kong and Dubai.
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Christie’s Education offer a
Master's degree in Art, Law and
Business at Christie’s Education London, validated by The Open
University. In New York, Christie’s Education offers Master's
degrees in Art, Law and Business and Modern and Contemporary Art and
the Market, accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and the
Commissioner of Education. The institute offers an extensive range of
short courses offered in London, New York,
Hong Kong and Dubai. Online
Christie's Education make the study of art history and the
art world more accessible around the world, exploring topics such as
twentieth century jewellery, the global contemporary art world, the
great masters of old European art and art economics.
London campus is situated in
Fitzrovia on Great Titchfield Street,
where it occupies the old Building Crafts College. The New York campus
is placed in Rockefeller Centre within Christie’s auction house. The
Hong Kong campus is situated in
Alexandra House with Christie’s
auction house in central Hong Kong.
Christie’s Education is owned by Christie’s Auction House.
Christie's Education was conceived in 1978 to promote the study of all
aspects of the visual arts and the art market through hands-on
experience of works of art and art-world practice.
London was originally based in South Kensington
next to the
Christie's salerooms as the Fine Arts Course. Due to
expansion it relocated to the Building Crafts College at 153 Great
Titchfield Street, London, where it introduced postgraduate programmes
in European Art, Asian Art and Art, Law and Business at
Postgraduate Diploma levels. A joint Undergraduate Master of Arts (MA
Hons) degree in the History of Art and Art-world Practice was also
offered in conjunction with the
University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow where it had an
affiliation with up until the 2016-17 academic year.
Christie's Education New York was established in 1993. It had
originally occupied premises opposite the
New York Public Library
New York Public Library at
11 West 42nd Street until relocating to Rockefeller Centre in August
2016. It originally offered
Master's programmes in Modern art and its
Markets and Global Contemporary Art as well as a part-time Certificate
Programme. Over time an Art Business course and Continuing Education
programme was developed and has continued to expand.
Hong Kong first offered courses to coincide with
the major international sales and fairs in the late 1990s. Over the
years Christie’s Education
Hong Kong has expanded and formed
partnerships to deliver joint-programme opportunities with the China
Europe International Business School, Cheung Kong Graduate School of
Business, Yale Center Beijing and the University of Hong Kong.
In October 2017,
Christie's Education launched Online Courses making
the study of art history and the art market more accessible to
students around the world. The digital platform has become Christie's
Education's third pillar of learning, joining the Continuing Education
Master's degrees as routes to gain deeper understanding
of the art world, whether to further careers, enhance knowledge, or
^ "Press Release -
Christie's Education Online Courses".
M.A. Michael (ed.), A Brief History of
Christie's Education being the
Recollections of the Former Staff of
Christie's Fine Arts Course and
including an Essay on the Christie Family Memorial, St. James's
Gardens, Cardington Street NW1 and Commemorating 30 years of
Christie's Education, London, 2008 (ISBN 978-0955780707).