The New England Association of Museums (NEMA) announced the appointment of Kristina L. Durocher, Director of the UNH Museum of Art, to their Board of Directors. The mission of NEMA is to inspire and connect people engaged with the museum field, provide tools for innovative leadership and empower museums to sustain themselves as essential to their communities. NEMA members include museums of all disciplines and sizes, individual professionals, corporate members and leading Academic Institutions. NEMA offers professional development, advocacy, and networking; marketplace resources; and museum advocacy.
Durocher’s 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. Durocher is a strong advocate for giving back to the museum profession and arts community. In addition to her service on the NEMA board, she currently serves as the New England Regional Representative for the Association of Academic Museum and Galleries.