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General Information
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212. 595. 9533

Press and Media Relations
212. 595. 9533, ext. 354

212. 595. 9533, ext. 127

Learning and Engagement
212. 595. 9533, ext. 381
• Group Tours: 212. 595. 9533, ext. 381
• Family Programs: 212. 595. 9533, ext. 381
• Educator Resources: 212. 595. 9533, ext. 381

Public Programs
212. 595. 9533, ext. 382

Rights and Reproductions

212. 595. 9533, ext. 381

212. 595. 9533, ext. 108

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

General Membership, Patron Membership, and Corporate Partners
212. 595. 9533, ext. 313
• Young Folk: 212. 595. 9533, ext. 313

212. 595. 9533, ext. 306

Space Rental and Private Events
212. 595. 9533, ext. 312

Free Music Fridays



Director and CEO
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

Warren Family Assistant Curator
Sadé Ayorinde

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

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

Louise Masarof

Rapaport Archivist
Regina Carra

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. 


"M.M." Hooked Rug
Artist unidentified


Untitled (Figures and Construction with Blue Border)
Bill Traylor (1854–1949)


Butter Print: Love Birds
Artist unidentified