Valerie Hillings Named Next Director of the North Carolina Museum of Art - Circa - NCMA - North Carolina Museum of Art
Kat Harding

Kat Harding is public relations manager at the North Carolina Museum of Art.

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  1. Frances Cornish - Reply

    October 02, 2018

    As a frequent visitor to the NCMA as an observer of art and exhibits, as well as a walker on the trails, I want to congratulate the new Director. I look forward to feeling her influence throughout, especially in concert performances and in increased security on the trails. I am considering becoming a member. Thank you!
  2. John Angelo Morro - Reply

    October 02, 2018

    Geeeez, what a resume! Congratulations and I wish you much luck and success. Too bad I don't live closer to the Museum, I would love to be an intern...imagine the things I can learn.
  3. k_kelly - Reply

    October 02, 2018

    Thanks for your comment, John. For info on NCMA internships, click "Get Involved" on the homepage and then click "Interns."
  4. Timothy D Warmath - Reply

    October 03, 2018

    Building on the extraordinary work of Larry Wheeler, I am certain that Valerie will be an incredible vibrancy and drive for the next phase of the NCMA's story. Well done!
  5. Martin Kaplan - Reply

    October 03, 2018

    I listened to Ms. Hillings introductory presentation at the docent lecture on Monday. I was very impressed with her demeanor but more with the possibilities for growing our museum's presence in the art museum world. She will be a catalyst for reaching the next level and building on Larry Wheeler's presence and accomplishments. Wish her a successful career in our museum.
  6. Eugene Wilson Brown, AIA - Reply

    October 04, 2018

    It would appear that the NCMA has hit a grand slam home run in naming DR. Valerie Hillings as our new director. Her qualifications are quite extraordinary, and I'm sure that she will be a major asset going forward. We will all look forward to meeting her! Congratulations!
  7. Troy McHenry - Reply

    November 02, 2018

    I hope the future is one focused on highlighting both NC artists and artists working today. For locals, the Nasher and CAM have been the only options in seeing modern solo shows (case in point: Nina Chanel Abney and Wangechi Mutu exhibits). Here's to hoping we pivot and focus more on informing and inspiring the public instead of playing to the lowest common denominator. If Dr. Hillings had any part in the Turrell or Moholy-Nagy shows at the Gugg., than the future is very bright for NCMA!
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