Alumnae Outcomes

Gerard van Honthorst's 1623 painting The Concert.
Allison Palmer '85: I encourage all my students, regardless of their major, to take at least one art history course and study abroad.
Sarah Gillespie as seen through a Fred Eversley sculpture.
Sarah Kate Gillespie '94: I love my work and can't imagine doing anything else.
Alessandra Hickson
Alessandra Hickson '09: When I went to graduate school to pursue a career in journalism, my knowledge of art and film helped me in my reporting.
Photo of Sabrina Smith
Sabrina Smith ’17 seeks alumna advice, opportunities, and experience during her internship at the Mount Holyoke College Joseph Allen Skinner Museum.
Lucy Gong
Yingxi (Lucy) Gong '13: The museum staff was not only my daily colleagues but also mentors — they trusted and supported my work and interests.
Gina Ciralli with painting
Gina Ciralli '14: my classes and professors at Mount Holyoke certainly inspired my interest in art and helped me gain the necessary internship experience.
Victoria Schmidt-Scheuber
Victoria Schmidt-Scheuber '12: The academic rigor, a variety of guest speakers, and supportive atmosphere inspired me to continue onward to graduate school
Taylor Anderson with museum objects
Taylor Anderson '15: Writing an art history thesis prepared me to undertake long-term and complex research projects and going to graduate school.
McKenzie Conner working as a docent in a gallery
McKenzie Conner '13: Learning another language and culture led to insighta into the background of its artists I would never otherwise understand.
Black and white photo of Grace Ehlers '11 wearing a sweater.
Grace Ehlers '11: At work I synthesize/contextualize material, historical, financial and cultural sets of information into one reference point every day.
Courtney Long
Courtney Long '07: a realistic, optimistic, mindset while navigating the journey is essential to building relationships in any art history career.
Kirsten Reoch '90: as a docent in a historical art museum I was interested in the actual built structure of the house and its restoration over the years.
Lyndsey Ingram standing in front of a painting
Lyndsey Ingram '2001: my internship was the most meaningful and significant thing that happened at the start of my career.
Lauren in front of a painting in a museum
Lauren Parda Kusek '2014 FP: my student research of Roman and Northern Renaissance collections informed my work in the non-profit world.