Frieze Academy

A unique programme of talks, conversations and short courses exploring all aspects of the worlds of art and culture.



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Upcoming Events

National Gallery Singapore

What is the difference between ‘public’ and ‘private’ in the 21st-century museum landscape?


25 Jan

Jennifer Higgie, Adam Phillips and Amalia Pica in conversation 


29 Jan

How do you exhibit the legacy of an icon? From Jean-Michel Basquiat to David Bowie


6 Feb

Challenge boundaries; navigate editorial and commercial demands; and create a vision and process that allows you to give form to abstract ideas


23 Feb

Past Events

wHY Kordansky Gallery Los Angeles Photo by Jeremy Bitterman

A panel discussion hosted by wHY Creative Director, Kulapat Yantrasast in conversation with: Kathryn Andrews, Lauren Halsey and Peter Shire 

Los Angeles

15 Jan

Frieze Academy New York presents an in conversation with artists Zoë Buckman and Dread Scott, exploring the various ways in which art and political action intersect

New York

15 Nov

Frieze Academy presents a day exploring the role of creative influence and imagination at the intersection of art and fashion. 


2 Nov

Frieze Academy - 09 Nov 2018

Watch highlights – with Kim Jones, Campbell Addy, Juno Calypso, Michel Gaubert, Tim Blanks and Julie Verhoeven – from Frieze Academy's first Art & Fashion summit in partnership with

Frieze Academy - 28 Sep 2018

What do curators look for in an art space? Architect Jamie Fobert, responsible for the award-winning Tate St Ives extension and the reconfiguration of Kettle’s Yard Cambridge, explains what it takes to design an art gallery

Frieze Academy - 01 Sep 2017

Watch highlights from the inaugural conference in 2016, featuring Martino Gamper, Gabriel Orozco, Annabelle Selldorf and Peter Zumthor among others