History of Art
When you study the History of Art, you foster the open mind of a truly global citizen. You develop critical tools for negotiating differences and cross-cultural interactions. And at Wheaton, you learn these skills by doing. Curate and design your own on-campus exhibition. Explore first-hand hundreds of objects in our Permanent Collection. Roll up your sleeves with archival research into Wheaton’s history. Read about even more great reasons to study History of Art with us. Or follow us @wheaton_history_art.
For questions, please contact Chair, Ellen McBreen.
- History of Art Major Major
- History of Art Minor Minor
- Visual Art
- Permanent Collection
- Film and New Media Studies
- African, African American, Diaspora Studies
- Arts at Wheaton
- Beard & Weil Galleries
- Haas Visiting Artists Program
100% of History of Art majors from the past five years have found employment, attended graduate school or achieved a fellowship or service opportunity within six months of graduation *
Sample First Jobs
Assistant, Frisch Architects
Adult Programs Educator, Brooklyn Museum
Art Framer, Wall Street Gallery
Artist/Installation Assistant, Elizabeth Keithline
Community Arts Initiatives Liaison, Museum of Fine Arts
Sample Graduate Schools
Boston Architectural College
Sothebys Institute of Art
University of Warwick
*outcomes data is based on a knowledge rate of 78% for the classes of 2014-2018
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