Loyola University Maryland

Department of Fine Arts

Exhibitions, Internships, Graduate School, Careers

Student Curated Exhibitions

As part of their course work or as a senior project students have curated the following exhibitions at Loyola.


In recent years, students in the art history program at Loyola University have received internships at a variety of local, national, and international institutions including:

  • Office of the Patron of the Arts at the Vatican (Rome)
  • Curator's Office of the Supreme Court of the United States (Washington, DC)
  • The Metropolitan Museum (New York)
  • The Whitney Museum (New York)
  • Baltimore Museum of Art
  • Walters Museum (Baltimore)
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC)
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Kennedy Center (Washington, DC)
  • Virgina Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, VA)
  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo, NY)
  • Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetian Art (New York, NY)
  • Sotheby's (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Barnes Foundation (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Guggenheim Museum (New York, NY)
  • And others

Lily Sehn in St. Peter's Square (Rome)

Lily Sehn ('12) in St. Peter's Square before the Pope's noontime blessing. An art history major, Lily was an intern at the Office of the Patrons of the Arts at the Vatican during the summer of 2010.

Colleen Grant

Colleen Grant ('11) had a summer 2010 internship working in Collections Management and Archives for the Curator's Office of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Graduate Study

Graduates of the art history program have gone on to attend art history and museum studies programs at:

  • New York University
  • American University
  • George Washington University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • University of Denver
  • Edinburgh University
  • And others

Art History program graduates have also attended law school and medical school, while still others have pursued graduate degrees in fields such as English, Spanish, Medieval Studies, Architecture, and Visual Arts.


Graduates of the art history program are or have been employed at the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Museum of American History, the Baltimore Symphony, the Baltimore Convention Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Washington Ballet, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Denver Art Museum, the Amon Carter Museum, Tom Ford Beauty, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Lincoln Center (NY), the New York State Appellate Court, Gladstone Gallery (NYC), the Freer/Sackler Museum, the law frim of K & L Gates in Washington, DC, and other businesses and cultural institutions.

Visit The Career Center website for more information about art history careers. 

Dan Schlapbach, MFA

Dan Schlapbach, MFA

Dan Schlapbach, MFA, sees photography as a vehicle for student expression and intellectual discovery

Fine Arts
A collage of drawings of the human form with various cultural modifications
Course Snapshot

Exploring Studio Arts 303: Life Drawing

Students in this fine arts class examine the structure—and intellectual context—of the human anatomy.