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Staff and Board
The staff of [Museumwise] The Museum Association of New York work together as a team, under the direction of Catherine Gilbert, to help provide resources and services to museums and heritage organizations in New York. Our goal is to empower organizations to become more relevant to their communities.
Ms. Gilbert has her Masters of Arts in Museum Education from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts/Art History. Her past work experience includes positions as the Coordinator of Outreach at the Miami Children’s Museum, Manager of Statewide Programs and History Day Coordinator at the New York State Historical Association, and Visitor Services Manager at Old South Meeting House. She has a balance of skills in management, education, and front-line museum experience.
In accepting the position, Ms. Gilbert stated, “Throughout my career, my goal has been to stimulate a desire to learn by connecting visitors to the cultural and historic resources available within their community. This goal aligns with the mission of Museumwise.”
Dana Krueger teaches Public Learning in Museums as an adjunct faculty member for the Graduate Program in Museum Studies at Syracuse University. Formerly the Registrar for the Emerson Gallery at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, Dana received her MA in Museum Studies as well as her MS in Art Education from Syracuse University. Her BA is in Studio Art from St. Lawrence University. Previously, Dana was the Collections Manager at Madison County Historical Society, an historic Gothic-Revival house museum in Oneida, NY. She has also worked in numerous galleries and art centers in the areas of education, collections, development and more, including the Old Forge Arts Center, Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, and the Earlville Opera House.
The Board of Directors governs and manages the organization and makes decisions on policy management. Board members are selected for their interest in, concern for, and personal commitment to participate effectively in fulfilling their responsibilities for managing a public trust and meeting the mission of the organization.
Robert K. Cassetti
Senior Director, Creative Services & Marketing
Corning Museum of Glass
Director of Collections
The Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers' Museum
Everson Museum of Art
Board MembersGonzalo Casals
Deputy Executive Director
El Museo del Barrio
Vice President for Global Art Programs and Museum Director
The Asia Society
Director of Philanthropy
The W!ld Center
Pamela E. Green
Weeksville Heritage Center
Manager of Education Programs
Genesee Country Village & Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian's George Gustav Heye Center, NY
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
Long Island Children’s Museum
Beth E. Levinthal
Hofstra University Museum
President & CEO
Buffalo Museum of Science
Peebles Island Resource Center
Bart A. Roselli
Director of Education & Interpretation
Seneca Park Zoo
Gretchen Sullivan Sorin
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