What can I do with a BFA Art History?

A BFA with a major in Art History can prepare you for a range of exciting careers, some of which include:

  • Antiques Dealer
  • Architectural Conservator
  • Art Librarian
  • Art Critic
  • Estate Appraiser
  • Independent Producer: Film & TV
  • Art Adviser/Consultant
  • Art Investment Consultant
  • Artist Representative
  • Art Law Specialist
  • Corporate Curator
  • Freelance Collection Manager
  • Freelance Writer
  • Preservation and Conservation Expert
  • Art History Teacher
  • Visual Resource Curator


Work Places

  • Museums
  • Private Foundations
  • Galleries
  • Auction Houses
  • Universities and Colleges
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Publishing Companies
  • Arts Organizations
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Corporations
  • Freelance/Independent


A Selection of Where Moore Graduates Have Worked


A Selection of Businesses Moore Graduates Own

  • Militia Hill Antiques
  • Joanne Hirsh Collections Care


Art History Alumni stories

Cara Croke
The decision to attend Moore for my B.F.A. was life changing, and ultimately one of the best decisions I have ever made.  As an Art History major with a Two-Dimensional Fine Art minor, I was able to pursue both the...
Leila Cartier
I am from Abingdon, Virginia and grew up attending classes and exhibitions at the local William King Museum. I went on to receive a BFA in 2D Fine Art with an Emphasis in Art History at Moore College of Art & Design in...
Katherine Bentley
Katie Bentley ’11 was tired of trying to be perfect. When it came to her artwork, Bentley, an Art History alumna, would often stop working on projects if she didn’t feel they were going in the right direction. In an...