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Art History

As part of your studies you may work as a docent or help with an exhibit at the College’s Wellin Museum of Art, an acclaimed facility. With guidance from your professors, you may secure an internship at the nearby Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, home to an important American art collection, or in a great art city such as New York or Boston.


Teddy Altman ’15 at the Wellin Museum of Art

A student’s goal: engaging with a new museum

Teddy Altman ’15 was an art-history-loving high school student who came to Hamilton College to be part of the new Wellin Museum of Art. It’s been near total immersion for him – he is a Wellin docent and monitor and serves as president of the Wellin Initiative for Student Engagement.

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Kenley Stark '11 in Venice at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, where she interned.
Kenley Stark '11 in Venice at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, where she interned.

A graduate’s progress: combining art and law

Kenley Stark ’11 found her niche through an internship she had in college, where she doubled-majored in art history and philosophy. She’s pursuing a law degree and a master’s in art history at Duke University.

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