Sticky and Elastic: Museums in Times of Change

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 2:00pm

Lecture by Kristina Durocher, Director, Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire

As an active member of museum associations in the Northeast as well as a board member of the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, Durocher closely follows the ways museum adapt to the needs and demographics of their communities.

Durocher serves as both the director and curator of the Museum of Art of the University of New Hampshire in Duram. Previously, she was assistant curator, the curator, of collections at Fitchburg Art Museum (2004-2011). Her curatorial program embraces one-person and group thematic exhibitions that support student learning and faculty instruction and facilitate teaching through art as a primary source for academic and social engagement. She currently serves on the board of directors of the New England Museum Association and as the New England Regional Representative for the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries.  In 2017, she completed the Getty Leadership Institute. Durocher holds an M.A. in Art History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a concentration in contemporary art. She received a dual B.F.A. in Art History and Painting from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston.