Program & Requirements

Interdisciplinary Minors

Honors Thesis in Art History



The Art History Department encourages majors to earn academic credit for unpaid, professional experience in a variety of settings. Internships and fieldwork have been arranged with institutions in the Hudson Valley Region, Capital District and New York City.

Museums, galleries, auction houses, material culture institutions and historic sites at which our students have been placed include:

Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Site

Storm King Art Center

Olana State Historic Site

Albany Institute of History and Art

NEW! Sotheby's Summer Internship Programme

Summer 2016 internships (paid) JUST ANNOUNCED
applications due January 15, 2016

Cedar Grove|Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Manitoga|The Russel Wright Design Center

Historic Huguenot Street

Ann Street Gallery (Newburgh, NY)

Senate House State Historic Site (Kingston)

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

The Brooklyn Museum

The Asia Society

The Guggenheim

The Franklin Furnace Archive

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Center for Photography at Woodstock


Historic Preservation Internships


National Council for Preservation Education Academic Year 2015-2016 Internships with the National Park Service and the Department of the Interior & General Services Administration
For undergraduate senior students, deadline October 23, 2015, for January-May 2016 session

PreserveNet Internship Database