On Sunday, February 23, at 4:00 pm in Chapin Auditorium, Valerie Hillings, the new director of the North Carolina Museum of Art, will give a talk titled “Multiple Perspectives: Museums in Our Time.” A graduate of Duke University, Hillings received her degrees in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. In 2004, Hillings joined the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum curatorial staff. Prior to her move to Raleigh, she was curator and associate director of curatorial affairs for the future Guggenheim Abu Dhabi museum of modern and contemporary art, currently under construction in the United Arab Emirates. During her 14 years at the Guggenheim, Hillings traveled and developed exhibitions all over the world. She has collaborated with contemporary artists and has lectured on post-World War II art internationally. Valerie Hillings brings a new outlook to her role as the first woman director of the NCMA.