Art History Careers and Opportunities

Connecticut College alumni who majored in Art History are pursuing careers in a variety of fields. Some have gone on to work directly in the arts, including professions in museums, education, auction houses and galleries. Others have used their background in Art History to forge career paths in law, medicine and business, among other fields. Here are some of the positions our recent graduates have gone on to hold: 

  • Online Manager, New Museum of Contemporary Art (2013 graduate)
  • Auctions Associate in Post-War & Contemporary Art, Artnet (2013 graduate)
  • Client Services, Christie's Auction House (2013 graduate)
  • Assistant Director of Admissions, Falmouth Academy (2012 graduate)
  • Collections Manager, The Morgan Library and Museum (2010 graduate)
  • Corporate Finance Associate, MBI Inc (2010 graduate)
  • Development Assistant for Institutional Giving, The Jewish Museum (2010 graduate)
  • Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, CUNY Graduate Center (2009 graduate)
  • Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, NYU Institute of Fine Arts (2008 graduate)
  • Legal Intern in International Arbitration, WilmerHale, London (2007 graduate)
  • Producer, One Thousand Birds Studio (2007 graduate)
  • Arts Communication Manager, MIT (2002 graduate)
  • Executive Director, Int'l Network for Conservation of Contemporary Art (2001 graduate)
  • Director of Development, Telfair Museums (1998 graduate)








Contact Information:

Phone: 860-439-2797
Fax: 860-439-5339

Christopher B. Steiner, Chair
Department of Art History
Connecticut College
Box 5595
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196