Art History

The art history major has special characteristics that will make you a valuable addition to prospective employers:

  • Large knowledge base in art history
  • Openness and appreciation of cultures other than one’s own
  • Strong orientation to detail
  • Critical eye
  • Ability to compare and analyze various art forms
  • Strong communication skills
Possible Career Paths

Although this major will prepare you for the following careers, advanced training/education may be required. Research careers/job titles that interest you to become aware of the requirements for this field.

Antique Specialist
Archivist
Art Appraiser
Arts Administrator
Art Buyer
Art Critic
Art Fundraising
Art Gallery Manager
Art School Administrator
Art Therapist
Collection Consulting
Design
Educator
Higher Education
Historic Preservation
Librarian
Marketing
Media
Museum Curator
Museum Teacher
Photographer
Professor
Public Relations
Publishing
Researching
Textile Designer
Job titles of Adelphi Art History graduates
Art Buyer
Art Director
Graphic Designer
Museum Curator
Professor
Studio Owner

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For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni: careercounselor@adelphi.edu
Employers: employerservices@adelphi.edu

Department of Art and Art History
p – 516.877.4460

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