Young Professionals in the Arts (YPA) is a non-profit London based networking group created to foster connections for creative and visual arts professionals. Aimed at those who work in galleries, auction houses and museums, or as writers, independent curators and any other professional capacities within the visual arts (although not artists or students), YPA provides a forum for professional development.

Attendees are provided the opportunity to meet, exchange ideas and foster relationships with colleagues from across London at regular events. With a mailing list that is continually growing, YPA currently has more than 900 members. A majority of members work in art galleries and museums, however people from all cultural sectors are welcome. It is free to join and while the group is called Young Professionals in the Arts there is now no age limit.

Networking event venues include Pace London, The Florence Trust (in collaboration with the Contemporary Art Society), the Zabludowicz Collection, Hauser & Wirth, The Delfina Foundation, the ICA, the Hunterian Museum and Parasol Unit.

YPA is on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn although event notifications are sent through an email mailing list only.

YPA was founded by Vishal Sumarria and is now run by Vishal Sumarria and Maria Marro-Perera.
For more information or to become a member please email: ypalondon@gmail.com