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Roger Steven Hyde Miller

Steven H. Miller, museum director. Certified in Conservation Science International Center for the Study of Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, Rome, 1978. Named John Cotton Dana award, New Jersey Association Museum, 2008; recipient Honey & Maurice Alexrod award.

Background

  • Miller, Roger Steven Hyde was born on August 25, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles C. and Ann (Stevens) Miller.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bard College, 1970.

    Career

    • Assistant to senior curator Museum of City of New York, New York City, 1971-1972, assistant curator paintings, prints and photographs, 1973-1977, curator prints and photographs, 1977-1979, curator, department head fine art collections, history and special collections, 1979-1985, senior curator, 1985-1987. Assistant director Maine State Museum, 1987-1991. Director of museum Western Reserve History Society, Cleveland, 1991-1995.

      Executive director The Bennington Museum, Vermont, 1995—2001, Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, since 2001. Executive vice president Morris Museum Foundation, since 2001. Adjunct professor museum studies Case Western Reserve University, 1991—1994, Seton Hall University, since 2001.

      Lecturer New York University, 1978—1987, Columbia University, New York City, 1981, 82, New School for Social Research, New York City, 1978, 83, Maine State Museum, 1987—1991.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in Conservation Science International Center for the Study of Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, Rome, 1978.

    Works

    • Contributor articles and exhibition catalogues.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Charter and former member history preservation committee City of Gardiner, Maine. Member Williamstown Art Conservation Center. Board trustees Historic Deerfield Inc., Massachusetts, since 2010, Huguenot Heritage, New York, since 2010, ArtPride, New Jersey.

    Board governors Bard-St. Stephen's Alumni Association. Past board directors Vermont Museum and Gallery Alliance. Former member landmarks preservation committee Shaker Heights, Ohio.

    Former member advisory committee Blaine House Restoration, Maine. Former member, art advisory committee Gracie Mansion Conservancy, New York City. Former member advisory council Museum Moving Image, Astoria.

    Trustee ARTPride, New Jersey. Member of National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (associate), Century Association, American Association Museum (member museum advocacy team, member museum accreditation visiting committee), Park Avenue Club (Morristown).

    Connections

    • Married Jane McClure Pelson, October 11, 1980. Children: Andrew Steven, Katherine Annual.
    • father: Charles C. Miller
    • mother: Ann (Stevens) Miller
    • spouse: Jane McClure Pelson
    • children: Andrew Steven Miller
    • Katherine Annual Miller
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    Born August 25, 1947
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Bard College
    • 1970
      Sculptural technician Felber Studios
      Horsham, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1971 - 1977
      assistant, to senior curator Museum City of New York
    • 1977 - 1979
      assistant, to senior curator Museum City of New York
    • 1978
      annual lecturer, New York University
    • 1980 - 1985
      assistant, to senior curator Museum City of New York
    • 1987
      assistant, director Maine State Museum
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