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General Information
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212. 595. 9533
info@folkartmuseum.org

Press and Media Relations
212. 595. 9533, ext. 354
publicrelations@folkartmuseum.org

Shop
212. 595. 9533, ext. 127
giftshop@folkartmuseum.org

Learning and Engagement
212. 595. 9533, ext. 381
education@folkartmuseum.org
• Group Tours: 212. 595. 9533, ext. 381
grouptours@folkartmuseum.org
• Family Programs: 212. 595. 9533, ext. 381
familyprograms@folkartmuseum.org
• Educator Resources: 212. 595. 9533, ext. 381
lessons@folkartmuseum.org

Public Programs
212. 595. 9533, ext. 382
publicprograms@folkartmuseum.org

Rights and Reproductions
requests@artres.com

Library
212. 595. 9533, ext. 381
library@folkartmuseum.org

Archives
212. 595. 9533, ext. 108
research@folkartmuseum.org

Curatorial Inquiries 
curatorial@folkartmuseum.org
For inquiries about artworks, please send images, the history of the object(s), and a description.

Membership
General Membership, Patron Membership, and Corporate Partners
212. 595. 9533, ext. 313
membership@folkartmuseum.org
• Young Folk: 212. 595. 9533, ext. 313
youngfolk@folkartmuseum.org

RSVP
212. 595. 9533, ext. 306
rsvp@folkartmuseum.org

Space Rental and Private Events
212. 595. 9533, ext. 312
specialevents@folkartmuseum.org

Free Music Fridays
lewen@folkartmuseum.org

 

Staff

Director and Chief Executive Officer
Jason T. Busch

Deputy Director and Chief Development Officer
Karley Klopfenstein

Deputy Director and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer
Kathleen Hayes

Deputy Director and Chief Communications Officer
Christopher Gorman

Executive Assistant to the Director and CEO and Administrative Manager
Eve Erickson

Curatorial Chair for Exhibitions and Senior Curator of Self-Taught Art and Art Brut
Dr. Valérie Rousseau

Curatorial Chair for Collections and Curator of Folk Art
Emelie Gevalt

Manager of Institutional Giving
Michelle Maydanchik

Manager of  Special Events
Jean Seestadt

Development and Membership Manager
Brittany Cassell

Director of Learning and Engagement
Rachel Rosen

Curator of Programs and Engagement
Persephone Allen

Senior Educator and Manager of Student Engagement
Natalie Beall

Access Educator
Elizabeth Gronke

Manager of Free Music Fridays
Lara Ewen

Director of Design
Kate Johnson

Director of Publications and Editorial
Margarita Sánchez Urdaneta

Manager of Digital Engagement 
Samuel Morgan

Director of Information Technologies
Richard Ho

Director of Retail and Guest Services
Stefanie Levinson

Director of Operations
Gordon Jackson

Manager of Security and Facilities
Jake Bialos

Security and Facilities Associate
Ben Medina

E-Commerce Specialist
Christopher Sanchez

Senior Sales Associate
Susan Simpson

Assistant Shop Manager
Sula Tsaboukas

Director of Collections and Exhibition Production
Ann-Marie Reilly

Collection and Exhibition Manager
Judy Steinberg

Digital Asset Manager
Andreane Balconi

Librarian
Louise Masarof

Rapaport Archivist
Regina Carra

Accountant
Byron Loja

 

 

 

 

Image: Sgraffito Plate with Horse and Rider; John Neis (1785–1867); Upper Salford Township, Pennsylvania; 1805; glazed red earthenware; 1 3/4 x 12 3/8 in. diam.; American Folk Art Museum, gift of Ralph Esmerian, 2013.1.26. Photo by John Parnell. 

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