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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.
(Associate Curator of Academic Initiatives)
[T] 919-684-8067

Gabrielle Tenedero
(Museum Educator for Student Engagement)
[T] 919-684-9244

Business & Operations Office

Rob Knebel
(Deputy Director of Operations)

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

Deirdre Ellis
(Business Manager)
[T] 919-668-0603


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

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

Julianne Miao
(Curatorial Assistant)
[T] 919-613-6761

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

Sydney Steen
(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


Liz Peters
(Assistant Director of Education)
[T] 919-684-1169

Ruth W. Caccavale
(Gallery Guide Manager & Museum Educator)
(T) 919-684-7231

Gabrielle Tenedero
(Museum Educator for Student Engagement)
[T] 919-684-8067

Engagement & Marketing

Wendy Hower
(Director of Engagement & Marketing)
[C] 919-475-3425

J Caldwell, Ph.D.

Joel P. Johnson
(Head of Graphic Design)
[T] 919-660-0332


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

Special Events

Mimi Luse
(Special Events Coordinator)
[T] 919-684-3321

Claire Dubnansky
(Special Events Assistant)
[T] 919-684-6947


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

Alan Dippy
[T] 919-668-1412

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


Kelly Woolbright
[T] 919-684-1970

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

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

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

Security & Visitor Services

Jon D. Carpenter
(Security and Visitor Services Manager)
[T] 919-684-3352

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