Elizabeth Fox has assisted clients with institutional assessments and planning, collection assessment, and exhibition planning and implementation. Prior to forming her consulting company in 1997, she worked at the Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut Landmarks, Wadsworth Atheneum and The Connecticut Historical Society. Her projects have won awards from the Connecticut Humanities, Association for the Study of Connecticut History, Connecticut League of History Organizations and the Association for the Study of State and Local History. The Connecticut League of History Organizations selected her to present several full-day workshops on curatorship and collection care and management and she has mentored twelve museums under the StEPS-CT program of the Connecticut Humanities and the Connecticut League. In addition to project management, she has been successful in assisting institutions as they seek the necessary funding to implement their projects. She serves as a Peer Advisor Program advisor, Connecticut Office of Culture and Tourism and chairs the Cheshire Historic District Commission. She sat on the Board of the Connecticut League of History Organizations for six years. She holds a B.F.A. from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Art History from Tulane University.
The Board selected Elizabeth Fox because of her experience in working with history museums of all sizes, her background in historic preservation, and her knowledge of collection care, management and interpretation.—Historical Happenings, Madison Historical Society’s newsletter, Summer 2013