Converse’s program in art history provides students with an understanding of visual culture through lecture and discussion, museum and gallery field trips, internships and travel study opportunities.
Our art history degree provides a strong liberal arts education and prepares the student for graduate programs in art history as well as entry-level positions in galleries, museums and art auction houses. Converse’s collection of 20th-century prints and the Milliken Art Gallery exhibits provide an opportunity to experience first-hand the topics and themes that are discussed in class.
- Small class sizes mean highly individualized attention from credentialed faculty
- Emphasis on developing research and writing skills through faculty-mentored projects
- Internship network with local and national art organizations provides career connections in the field
- Travel-study opportunities foster a global perspective on contemporary and historical art movements