Board chooses experienced museum professional from N.J.
Following an extensive national search, the board of directors of Boscobel House and Garden has selected Steven Miller of Morristown, N.J., to be the historic site’s new executive director.
Miller has 42 years of museum experience with institutions throughout the northeast. He has been a museum consultant, writer, trustee and educator. Most recently, he was executive director of the Morris Museum and the Bickford Theatre in Morristown, N.J. (2001 – 2011). Prior positions include the Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vt., and the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio. Miller is a member of the boards of trustees of ArtPride New Jersey and Historic Deerfield, Inc. He also serves on the American Alliance of Museums’ accreditation visiting committee and is a regular contributor to its Museum magazine.
Speaking of his new appointment, Miller said, “I am delighted to be joining the dedicated and enthusiastic team of staff, volunteers and directors who have made Boscobel a renowned cultural landmark.”
Completed in 1808 by the States Dyckman family, Boscobel is an example of Federal architecture. Boscobel is open April through December every day except Tuesdays, Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information, call 845-265-3638 or visit Boscobel.org.