Course Description

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Through lectures, discussions, guest speakers, and field trips, students should gain an in-depth understanding of local and international contemporary art. Topics will include art fairs, auctions houses, commercial galleries, artist-run-centres, artist collectives, and artist studio visits. Click here to read the article Christopher Hume wrote about this course in the Toronto Star.

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Student, Kiersten Artemenko shares her experience taking the Collecting Contemporary Art course.


Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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