On this page you will find information about careers pursued by Art and Art History majors, skills Art and Art History majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to learn more about the Art and Art History program.
It is important to remember that your major does not determine what your career will be. With a liberal arts education, YOU, not your major, will determine your career path.
Example job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in Art and Art History:
- Assistant Archivist
- Freelance Art & Styling
- Gallery Assistant
- Interior Designer
- Proposal and Report Specialist
- Research & Writing: Art History majors use visual analysis of works of art and in depth research when writing papers.
- Communication: Studio Art majors have the ability to communicate through the materials used to create works of art.
- Discipline & Perseverance: Ability to increase skills in different techniques by working and reworking art.
- Creativity/Inventive Abilities
- Analytical Thinking
- Visual Analysis
Career-Related Web Sites
- Art: A - Z
- Art History Resources on the Web
- Arts Employment
- ArtSource - Association of Art Historians
- Airnyc.org - All About Arts
- Career Alternatives for Art Historians - Lists alternatives such as publishing, teaching, curating, antique specialist, etc.
- Community Learning Network - View job links in art history, art communication, and more.
- Design Training - Art History Resources
- New York Foundation for the Arts- Offers links to art jobs in advertising, illustration, special effects and web design.
- Print Jobs.Com - Browse the job database or the current listing of hot jobs in the graphic arts industries.
- The Internet Art Database - Submit artwork or network with galleries, dealers and artists through the database.
- Visual Nation - Review numerous links to sites related to careers in visual arts, writing, and the media.
For additional career resources and links, please visit the Job Search Web Link page.