Catherine S. Amidon, Director

Dr. Catherine S. Amidon is the founding director of the Museum of the White Mountains at Plymouth State University.

She has lectured extensively, published numerous articles, and curated more than 30 exhibitions including three that toured nationally. She collaborated on the virtual “Beyond Brown Paper” exhibit of over 11,000 photographs of Berlin, NH that has had over 7,000 visitors and bloggers a day. She served on the Weeks Act Centennial Committee and was the project manager for “Protecting the Forest: the Weeks Act” and “As Time Passes Over the Land: White Mountain Art.” She is a member of the graduate faculty, and a faculty fellow at the Center for Rural Partnerships at Plymouth State University.

Dr. Amidon has worked at the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris. She has been awarded a Fulbright-Hayes scholarship for research in the Baltic States and Russia, and in 2008 a Fulbright Fellowship to Kingston, Jamaica where she worked at the National Gallery of Art. She earned a Doctorat from University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne.

A New England native, she has enjoyed recreational sports in the White Mountains since youth.


Lindsay Bolduc, Collections Assistant

Lindsay received her master’s degree at the University of New Hampshire in Durham where she studied history with a focus in museum studies.  Currently, her work focuses on physical and digital collections care and management as well as the management of social media and website content for several New Hampshire institutions.  Additionally, Lindsay has collaborated on the conception and installation of several exhibitions, both brick-and-mortar and virtual.  Her work is influenced by traditional museum guidelines as well as innovative, forward-thinking trends in the field.

Libby Griffiths, Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth Griffiths is the newest member of the team at the Museum of the White Mountains.  Although she grew up in New Bedford, MA, and has lived all over the country throughout her adult life, Libby grew up vacationing in the White Mountains, where she grew to love the area.  With experience working and volunteering for other museums and non-profits as well as running a business with her husband, Libby brings fresh ideas and great organizational skills to the Museum of the White Mountains.



Telephone: (603) 535-3210