The Art History Lynk: Classroom to Career

Beyond the Gates

Alumnae of the art history program have taken many career paths. Some are currently pursuing graduate degrees, others work in museums and universities, and still others have found that the skills they learned as art history majors have transferred to a variety of careers.

Artist Joan Jonas ’58 in her studio. Photo by Joe Lawton.
Joan Jonas ’58 is representing the U.S. at Venice Biennale.
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.
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.