ABINGDON, VA -- Marcy K. Miller has been appointed as the new Executive Director of William King Museum (WKM), effective March 1, 2010. Miller's responsibilities will include staff management and leadership in all aspects of planning, fiscal management, fundraising, and ongoing operations.
Miller, who is relocating to Abingdon from Maryland, holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Yale University, a master's degree in education from Sacred Heart University and a master's degree in business administration from Columbia University.
She most recently worked as the Director of Development, Department of Neurology, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where she led the department's strategic planning process for support, was responsible for major gifts, and obtained a $4 million endowed gift.
Miller has also been a teacher, business owner and market researcher.
William King Museum is located at 415 Academy Drive, off West Main Street or Russell Road, in Abingdon. The museum features three exhibition galleries, resident artist studios, a museum store and outdoor sculpture garden. Educational programs in the visual arts are offered year-round for both children and adults, and school audiences are served by in-house and outreach programs.
Accredited by the American Association of Museums, William King Museum is a partner of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and a member of the American Association of Museums, the Virginia Association of Museums and the Southeastern Museums Conference.