Abby Battis, ALM

Associate Director for Collections, Historic Beverly
Abby Battis (ALM) is the associate director for collections at Historic Beverly. She has more than a decade of experience in the museum field in curatorial practice and collections management. Most recently she served as executive director of the Rockport Art Association and Museum. Prior to her time in Rockport, she served as the assistant director and curator of the Lynn Museum in Lynn, MA, for five years. Battis holds a Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in museum studies from the Harvard Extension School where she has been an instructor for four years. She has also served as a consultant for various museums, including being an integral part of the strategic planning project for the Wenham Museum, and an exhibition consultant for the Southold Historical Society on Long Island. She is currently a museum historian for the Bakers Island Light project for Essex National Heritage.


  • ALM Harvard Extension School