Explore and connect with careers in the arts or museums

Are you new to campus or freshly returned from summer break? Looking for a place to plug into the creative arts community? Look no further than your own School of Art + Art History + Design. Follow the Facebook page to stay in the know, but also check out these two events upcoming for Fall quarter.

Connect: Make the Most of your UW Experience, Thurs October 20th @ 4pm, ART RM 120

Join us in Space 120 for an informal conversation about how to maximize your college experience at UW and best prepare for a successful future in art, art history or design.You’ll meet and hear from several recent alumni, senior students in the School, and the School’s Director, Professor Jamie Walker. Walk away with practical tips on creating a successful academic life that will prepare you for your creative future. Free snacks provided!

Explore: PechaKucha Night at the Museum, Thurs November 17th @ 4pm, ART RM 120

Considering a career in the museum world? Check out this fast, image-packed presentation from museum professionals. Our guests (all Art History and History graduates from UW) will talk about their own career pathways and answer your questions. This is a great opportunity to ask for professional advice from recent graduates who will share their best tips, encouragement, and ideas with you. Free snacks provided! Co-presented with the UW Department of History.

Guests include:

    • Bridget Johnson / Administrator & Regional Outreach Coordinator, Burke Museum
    • Tina Lee / Exhibitions & Publications Manager, SAM
    • Rayna Mathis / Coordinator of School & Educator Programs, SAM
    • Anne Melton / Membership Manager, The Museum of Flight
    • Tara Peters / Museum Membership and Fund Coordinator, SAM
By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant