Kaia Michaelis Joins Museums of Western Colorado as Executive Director

The Museums of Western Colorado is pleased to announce that Kaia Michaelis has joined our organization as our new Executive Director.

Kaia has been the Director of both the Utah Museum of Art and History and the Box Elder Museum of Natural History for the past eight years in Brigham City, Utah. She has been very successful in building community connections, improving programs, and expanding the financial and organizational capacity of these two institutions.

Kaia has also been very active in the Utah Museum Association and has served as their president for the past two years. Her background in museum science will be a tremendous asset in moving the Museums of Western Colorado forward as we expand our mission to inspire our community to preserve its heritage and tell its story.

“We are excited to see the direction Kaia will lead the Museums in the coming years with her contagious enthusiasm for history,” said Mark Francis, President of the Board of Directors.