Career opportunities in the arts to be discussed at Feb. 23 symposium
Five Twin Cities arts professionals will be guest speakers at the University of St. Thomas for “Master’s Degree Preferred: A Symposium on Career Opportunities in the Arts,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in Room 155 of Murray-Herrick Campus Center.
The symposium, free and open to the public, is designed to inspire students of art history and other arts-related disciplines to form concrete, creative and positive career plans. It is sponsored by St. Thomas' Master of Arts in Art History program.
Panelists, who will share their experiences and knowledge about pathways to arts-related careers, will include:
- Patricia Briggs, art history professor at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and an independent curator and art critic
- Rosemary Furtak, head of library and archives, Walker Art Center
- Sally Johnson, owner of Groveland Gallery
- Charlene Roise, architectural historian and preservation specialist
- Treden Wagoner, coordinator of education technology programs at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
For further information, call (651) 962-5640 or visit www.stthomas.edu/arthistory/graduate.