The Art Careers Guide offers tips and advice to help you navigate the U.S. art jobs market.
Do you have questions about starting a career in the arts? Are you looking to progress beyond your current position in an arts organization? With over 100,000 nonprofit arts organizations in the U.S. and 550,000 “arts centric” for-profit business, there are lots of opportunities. Learn your way around the peculiarities of these positions as well as the pros and cons of careers in the arts.
We’ve divided the guide into location specific areas for the major art markets – check out our New York guide – and a general advice section. Posts in this section cover the range from “how-to” advice for career moves, employment at specific art organizations (like museums), or arts-specific networking advice.
When you are ready to start your search, visit our arts job search page to see the types of positions available. If you are serious about entering this market, you should also consider creating an ArtsTie profile and signing up to job alerts.