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ARTA: Fine Art & Art History: Choosing a Career

This Research Guide will help you find articles, e-books, videos and websites about Art History.

Careers in the Arts

Are you planning for a career in the Arts? Thinking about pursuing an advanced degree? Here are several prestigious institutions to consider.




Click here to browse the e-book Careers in the Arts: Fine, Performing & Visual. More career information from this series is available in the Salem Press database.

The print version of this book is located in the Stacks at Mack Library (Bethlehem), at call number NX 163 .C375 2017.

Need it delivered? Request it by using Library to Go.

Finding Job Descriptions, Salary Data, and Much More

If you're trying to decide what type of job would be best for you, start your research with the Occupational Outlook Handbook. It lists all kinds of information about careers in a variety of fields, such as:

  • Duties required by the job
  • Work environment
  • Education and training needed
  • Licenses, certification, and registrations needed
  • Personal qualities that are best suited to the job
  • Typical salary
  • Outlook for job opportunities in that industry
  • Contact information for professional organizations.

The online version of the Occupational Outlook Handbook is searchable. For a preview of how it works, watch this instructional video.

To use the book in print format, go to the Reference section of either the Mack Library (Bethlehem) or ESSA Library (Monroe), and look for call number HF 5382 .U53.


Job Titles in the Arts