Careers in Art History

When embarking on the competitive arts job market it pays to be well-informed. This book aims to guide you through the options available – whether you are a prospective undergraduate student of Art History wondering where the degree could take you, or a professional looking to develop your existing art history career or move into the field.

In this fourth edition we have grouped jobs by theme to show the range of careers available within certain sectors and how they interconnect. We have also included more potential careers, including less obvious roles such as advertising, heritage tourism and museum retail, and reflected the changing job market with an extended entry on freelance work. There are also new sections with practical information on marketing yourself, writing CVs and finding funding. The further information sections accompanying each entry have also been updated.

Experts from across the arts and cultural industries, including professionals from Sotheby's, the Henry Moore Institute, National Museums Liverpool, the V&A, the Tate,  the National Gallery, the Serpentine Gallery and many more, covering:

Plus comprehensive advice on getting a job, marketing yourself efectively and internships & voluntary work.

Careers in Art History, fourth edition is edited by Rosalind McKever