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.

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.
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.
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.