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Mapping a Career in the Art World – Berlin

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Looking for a career in the art world? Join the ‘Mapping a Career in the Art World’ - Berlin course.

If you are thinking of an art world career, this inspirational and informative course will provide you with a broad ranging introduction to options and strategies that will help you reach your goal. Especially tailored for the Berlin art scene, you will meet leading art industry professionals who will share their own career paths as well as describing the fields they operate in and some of the roles that are available.

You will be able to talk to our speakers and get tips, advice and personal leads and by the end of the course will have gained essential information and insights on the key art industry jobs and their main requirements.

Mapping a Career in the Art World is your ‘foot in the door’ for making those initial connections which are so very important when starting out or even changing your career.

This course is also available in London.
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Course dates

25 - 27 April, 2018

Daily Schedule
09:30am - 4:00pm

£765 (€860) - Registration is now closed as this course is full.

Soho House Berlin,
Torstraße 1,
10119 Berlin,

This three day course will comprise of sessions where art world professionals will speak about their career paths and offer advice on how to get into the Berlin art scene.

Participants will have the opportunity to visit a private collection, a major corporate collection and will receive an exclusive invitation to the Christie’s Exhibition Cocktail. 


Confirmed speakers include:
Dirk Boll, President, Christie's Europe
Keith Gill, Christie’s  Head of Evening Sale, Impressionist & Modern Art
Alexander Koch, Co-Founder KOW
Tim Schmelcher, Christie’s International Specialist
Nina Senger, Christie’s Senior Restitution Advisor
Dr. Friederike Gräfin von Brühl, Partner, K&L Gates LLP Berlin
Antonia Josten, Art Historian



There are no prerequisites for this course. 


*Reception dinner 23 of April at 7.00 pm with Christie’s EMIRI President Dirk Boll.

 Piccolo Mondo Reichsstraße 9, 14052


Wednesday 25 April

9.30 – 10.00                      Welcome and refreshments

10.00 – 10.40                    Dirk Boll, President, Christie’s EMIRI

10.50 – 11.30                    Keith Gill, Christie’s Head of Evening Sale, Impressionist & Modern Art

11.40 – 12.30                    Alexander Koch, Co-Founder KOW

12.30 – 13.40                    Group Lunch at Cecconi’s, Soho House

13.45 - 14.00                     Travel to Christie’s Exhibition via cab

                                           Wilhelmstraße 44, 10117 Berlin

14.00 – 14.40                    Tim Schmelcher, Christie’s International Specialist  

14.45- 15.00                      Travel to Sprueth Magers

                                          Oranienburger Strasse 18 10178

15.00 – 15.40                    Kim Klehmet, Director Sprueth Magers

15.50                                Gerd Harry Lybke, Founder and Director Galerie EIGEN + ART - 5 minute walk

                                          Auguststraße 26. 10117 Berlin                         

Thursday 26 April

9.45                                  Refreshments

10.00 – 10.40                    Nina Senger, Christie’s Senior Restitution Advisor

10.50 – 11.30                    Clementine Butler-Gallie, Christie’s Alumna, Co-Director East of Elsewhere

11.40 – 12.30                    Catherine Hickley, Journalist and Author

12.30-13.45                       Lunch (Students own)  

13.45-14.00                       Travel to Sammlung Boros via cab

                                           Reinhardtstraße 20, 10117 Berlin

14.00-15.00                       Sammlung Boros Collection with Director Juliet Kothe                        

Evening:                            Christie’s Exhibition Cocktail

   Wilhelmstraße 44, 10117                       

Friday 27 April

9.45                                  Refreshments

10.00 – 10.40                    Dr. Friederike Gräfin von Brühl, Partner, K&L Gates LLP

10.50 – 11.30                    Antonia Josten, Founder Antonia Josten Recruitment

11.40 – 12.30                    Alexander Farenholtz, Executive Board and Administrative Director of the Federal Cultural Foundation

12.30 – 13.40                    Lunch (Students own)  

13.40- 14.00                      Travel to Daimler Contemporary via cab

                                           Alte Potsdamer Str. 5, 10785

14.00-15.15                       Daimler Corporate Collection with Dr. Kathrin Hatesaul

15.15-15.40                       Travel to Michael Reid Gallery via cab

                                           Ackerstraße 163, D-10115

15.40                                 Michael Reid Gallery, Gallery Manager Laura Thompson

*End of course drinks and certificate presentation hosted by Michael Reid Gallery. Meet Christie’s Education London; Giovanni Gasparini, Programme Director of Art Law and Business Laura Harris International Student Liaison 

* Christie's Education reserves the right to alter the content and dates of all courses and to cancel advertised courses as a result of circumstances beyond their control

* Cornah Willis: 0779 5452 301 (Available on whatsapp)



Full Course Fee: £765 (€860) - Registration is now closed as this course is full.

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