Christina Milliman has dedicated over twenty years to ensuring public accessibility to Museum collections working directly with art and historical objects on exhibitions, curatorial and education teams. As an educator, she designed inclusive museum programs, outreach initiatives and public programs for a broad range of audiences, connecting people of all ages directly with contemporary visual and performing artists, musicians, and writers and their respective creative works. Concurrently, she led teams in facilitating best practices in digitization projects, photographic documentation and care, as well as online and print publications.
Ms. Milliman is currently an Independent Museum Professional consulting with museums and private collectors. She is also an Adjunct Professor of museum collections at The Cooperstown Graduate Program in Museum Studies. Previously, she held professional and leadership positions including Director of Collections and Curator of Photography at the Fenimore Art Museum, The Farmers’ Museum and Library, Curator of Education at Grounds For Sculpture and Cultural Programs Manager at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. She has also worked in education and curatorial positions at the Newark Museum, the Montclair Art Museum, The Hyde Collection and taught undergraduate art history courses. Ms. Milliman served as a member of the Conference Planning Committee for the Museum Association of New York, was Secretary for the local Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Piscataway Cultural Access Network’s Forum for Artists with Disabilities Committee and a member on several multi-cultural committees thorough her work with the Education through Cultural and Historical Organizations (ECHO) project funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Ms. Milliman earned an M.A. in Museum Professions from Seton Hall University and a B.A. in Art Studio/Education and Psychology from the State University of New York, College at Potsdam.