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Careers in art, art history, art education or architecture

If you've given any thought to being an art, art history, art education major or architecture minor, you've probably also wondered:

"What will I be able to do with my degree?"

As a graduate from the department of art and art history at Calvin College, you might find yourself:

  • Attending graduate school to become an art historian, practicing studio artist or architect
  • Working at a gallery or museum
  • Teaching art to high school students
  • Working for a firm designing advertising or websites
  • Working as a photographer or art designer

Our graduates have pursued these and more careers in fields related to art and art history. Explore more career options at the College Art Association.

Planning ahead

Wondering how to start your career in art or a related field? Here's a place to start

Graduate study

Many careers in art, pre-architecture and art history require further education beyond the undergraduate level.

Recent graduates

See what other art and art history department students have gone on to do with their degrees.

Looking for more resources - contact the Calvin Career Development Office