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Press Inquiries

For press inquiries, please email Wendy Hower, Director of Engagement and Marketing at or call 919-475-3425.

Information Desk

For general inquiries please call the information desk at 919-684-5135.

Contact Us

Academic Initiatives

Julia K. McHugh, Ph.D. (Trent A. Carmichael Curator of Academic Initiatives)
[T] 919-684-5203

Ellen C. Raimond, Ph.D. (Assistant Curator of Academic Initiatives)
[T] 919-684-8067

Business & Operations Office

Rob Knebel (Deputy Director of Operations)
[T] 919-684-5126

Carolyn W. Watson (HR Specialist)
[T] 919-684-3307

Deirdre Ellis (Business Manager)
[T] 919-684-3307


Marshall N. Price, Ph.D. (Chief Curator and Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art)
[T] 919-684-8422

Lauren Haynes (Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Senior Curator of Contemporary Art)
[T] 919-684-3370

Molly Boarati (Associate Curator)
[T] 919-684-9243

Melissa Gwynn (Exhibitions and Publications Manager)
[T] 919-684-8451

Development & Membership

Stephanie Wheatley (Director of Development)
[T] 919-668-4063

Amanda Kuruc (Assistant Director of Development)
[T] 919-668-3527

Tracey Lannon (Annual Fund and Membership Officer)
[T] 919-681-8515

Ana Branning (Donor Relations and Development Coordinator)
[T] 919-684-3411


Trevor Schoonmaker (Mary D.B.T. and James H. Semans Director)

Amanda Zarate (Executive Assistant to the Director)
[T] 919-684-8421


Elizabeth Peters (Museum Educator for Community Audiences)
[T] 919-684-1169

Ryan Helsel (K-12 and Family Programs Educator)
[T] 919-684-8071

Engagement & Marketing

Wendy Hower (Director of Engagement & Marketing)
[T] 919-684-3314

J Caldwell, Ph.D. (Photographer)

Myra Weise (Manager of Museum Services)
[T] 919-668-4059

Rebecca Levine (Special Events Coordinator)
[T] 919-684-3321

Mimi Luse (Special Events Assistant)
[T] 919-684-6947


David Burroughs (Building Manager)
[T] 919-684-8146

Special Events

Rebecca Levine (Special Events Coordinator)
[T] 919-684-3321

Mimi Luse (Special Events Assistant)
[T] 919-684-6947


Brad Johnson (Exhibition Designer)
[T] 919-684-1972

Alan Dippy (Preparator)
[T] 919-668-1412

Patrick Krivacka (Woodshop Manager)
[T] 919-684-1973


Kelly Woolbright (Registrar)
[T] 919-684-1970

Lee Nisbet (Associate Registrar / Visual Resources Manager)
[T] 919-684-8262

Aaron Zalonis (Assistant Registrar / Database Manager)
[T] 919-684-1971

Bryan Hilley (Assistant Registrar)
[T] 919-684-5927


Jon Carpenter (Program Coordinator/Security Manager)
[T] 919-684-3352

Visitor Services

Myra Weise (Manager of Museum Services)
[T] 919-668-4059

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