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.

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