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What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers In Art History

Sample Job Titles (some of the following titles may require additional education)

  • Architectural Conservationist
  • Art Director
  • Art Representative
  • Curator
  • Estate and Art Appraiser Librarian
  • Historian
  • Museum Technicians and Conservator
  • Preservationist/Conservationist

Our Graduates...Where Are They Now?

Alumni who graduated in the past 1 to 5 years have obtained employment as:

  • Account Executive, Havas Worldwide
  • Registrar, Menconi + Schoelkopf Fine Art
  • Senior Fabricator, The Evolution Store
  • Librarian
  • Visual Image Librarian

Alumni who graduated in the past 6 to 10 years have obtained employment as:

  • Chief Creative Officer, Artbean Inc.
  • Art Handler, Albright Knox Art Gallery
  • Arts Business Director, LIGHTSTAGE
  • Art Supervisor, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness
  • Artist Manager, Lana Santorelli Studios
  • Studio/Event planning Assistant, Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Wild Earth Art Program Coordinator, Wild Earth Wilderness School

Alumni who graduated over 10 years ago have obtained employment as:

  • Special Collections Librarian, Fenimore Art Museum
  • Curator of Education, Longwood Center for the Visual Arts
  • Associate Registrar, Outgoing Loans, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Director of Community Engagement and Special Events, Westport Country Playhouse 
  • UI Designer Staff Engineer, GE Intelligent Platforms
  • Vice President and Director, LuEsther T. Mertz Library, The New York Botanical Garden
  • Marketing and Digital Media Manager, Forest Park Forever, St. Louis

...In addition, alumni have completed the following graduate programs:

  • Pratt Institute, M.A., Historic Preservation and Conservation
  • Sotheby's Institute of Art, M.A., American Fine and Decorative Art
  • Studio Arts Center International, Florence, Italy, Post B.A. Certificate, Art Conservation
  • Columbia University, M.A., Art History and Archaeology
  • M.A., Art History, Courtauld Institute of Art, London
  • M.A., Art History, Syracuse University
  • M.A., Arts Administration, Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.A., Art History, Ohio University