Explore Career Paths

Paths With Purpose.

Broaden your view of where art history and curatorial studies could take you. With so many options to pursue your individual interests, we’re here to help you find your place and learn how to cement your vision in the art world for future generations to come.

Market a
Movement.

Market a
Movement.

Art History + Communication

Let your studies lead you to a marketing or public relations career in museums, galleries, auctions houses or art fairs.
Photo: Pete Lawton
Shift
Perceptions.

Shift
Perceptions.

Art History + Curatorial Studies

Become an art history professor, curator, director of an art biennial, or art critic, and change the lens through which people view cultures and history.
Photo: Pete Lawton
Be a Consultant
For Change.

Be a Consultant
For Change.

Art History + Business

Whether you’re interested in becoming a museum director, gallery owner, art advisor, auctioneer or art fund manager, your expertise can shape the future of many industries.
Photo: Pete Lawton
Merge
Culture, Art
and Tech.

Merge
Culture, Art
and Tech.

Art History + Computer Science

From art conservation to undiscovered entrepreneurial endeavors, these studies will give you a unique competitive edge in the rising art history tech scene.
Photo: Pete Lawton

Options are limitless.

But if you’re not sure of your ideal career yet, talk to an advisor to see which path would work best for you:
  • Appraiser
  • Archivist
  • Art Application Developer
  • Art Consultant
  • Art Preparator
  • Art Critic/Writer
  • Art Director
  • Art Gallery Dealer
  • Art Historian
  • Art Insurance Specialist
  • Art Investment Manager
  • Art Lawyer
  • Art Librarian
  • Art Market Analyst
  • Art Marketing Manager
  • Art Therapist
  • Artist
  • Arts Administrator
  • Arts Programmer
  • Auction House Specialist
  • Auctioneer
  • Collection Manager
  • College President
  • Conservator
  • Creative Director
  • Curator
  • Data Scientist
  • Development Director
  • Entrepreneur
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Gallery Director
  • Grants Officer/Writer
  • K-12 Teacher
  • Museum Major Gifts Officer
  • Professor
  • Social Media Manager
  • Studio Manager
  • Wealth Management Specialist
  • Web Developer

Learn What
Your Advisor
Can Do For You.

  • Career Path + Course Counseling
  • Resumé + Cover Letter Editing
  • Interview Prep + Mock Interviews
  • Paid Internships + Scholarships
  • Job Postings + Career Fairs
  • Alumni + Network Connections
Photo: Pete Lawton
Contact Us
Morehouse Alumni Highlight
Dr. Richard J. Powell, C’75
John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History, Duke University

A professor at Duke University, where he teaches American art, the arts of the African Diaspora and contemporary visual studies, Dr. Powell has curated exhibitions appearing in museums across the globe. Not only has he published seminal works ranging from primitivism to postmodernism, his textbook Black Art: A Cultural History is required reading for students in our program. Dr. Powell has been the recipient of multiple fellowships and grants, as well as the Lawrence A. Fleischman Award for Scholarly Excellence in the Field of American Art History from the Archives of American Art.

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