Careers in art history

Become a manager for art programming. Become an art journalist. Become a curator. Art historians view the world through the lens of creative expression and seek to preserve art as a source for understanding the world and its cultures. Visual sensitivity, knowledge of history, training in research methods and writing skills are developed through the study of art history.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Art administrator
  • Art appraiser
  • Art historian

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Art Papers
  • National Portrait Gallery

SCAD will see you to success

We support our students both within the classroom and beyond. As part of that effort, the SCAD office of career and alumni success offers students and graduates an array of career-building services, including:

  • Résumé development
  • Portfolio building
  • Mock interviews
  • Self-promotion
  • Assistance finding internships and employment opportunities

With professional guidance and one-on-one advising, SCAD will help you kick-start your creative career.

Take the next step

Begin your career in art history with a B.F.A. or M.A. from SCAD, available at our Savannah location.

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