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Heather Kowalski

Heather Kowalski

Executive Director

Heather Kowalski joined the Bidwell House Museum staff in the fall of 2015 after moving to the Berkshires with her husband and two children. She became Executive Director in 2017. Prior to working at the Bidwell House Museum, Heather served as Registrar for the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh for 11 years and before that she spent six years as Assistant Registrar at the Carnegie Museum of Art, also in Pittsburgh. Heather grew up in nearby Niskayuna, NY, and holds a BA in Art History from Penn State University.

Erin Hunt

Curator and Administrative Manager

Erin Hunt came to the Bidwell House Museum in the spring of 2019, balancing it with her role as the Curator at the Berkshire County Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead. She had previously worked at Hancock Shaker Village, Historic Albany Foundation, the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, and galleries in both NH and MA. She studied at Alfred University, the University of New Hampshire, and Plymouth State University, holding a BA in Art History and an MA in Historic Preservation.