WHO WE ARE
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The American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) is the official national museum, education center, and repository for intuitive, self-taught artistry.
Design and Kinetic
Venue Rentals & EVENTS
Human Resources / Administration
Marketing and Communications
Christopher Goelet, Chair
Holly Gudelsky Stone, Treasurer
Renee Wooding, Secretary
Former President, CEO, & Director
OM Asset Management
Matthew Gorra, Esq.
Partner, DLA Piper
Interior Designer & Arts Advocate
Payal S. Parekh
Wellness Curator & Art Entrepreneur
Executive Director, Welcoming America
Artist, Curator & Producer
Artist & Mind/Body Healing Practitioner
Chairman of the British Friends
of the American Visionary Art Museum
Co-Founder, American Visionary Art Museum
and Honorary Member, In Memoriam
Rebecca A. Hoffberger
Founder and Director Emeritus, American Visionary Art Museum
Patch Adams, M.D.
Medical Rights Activist, Author, Clown for Peace
Susan Baerwald & Marcy Carsey
TV & Media Developers, Collectors, Owners
Pulitzer Prize Recipient for History, Author & Activist
Colin Eisler, Ph.D.
Robert Lehman Professor at New York University
Playwright, Human Rights Activist
Social Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
Julia Butterfly Hill
Environmental Activist & Author
Actor & Philanthropist
Regenia A. Perry, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of African and African American Art, Virginia Commonwealth University
Author, Lecturer, Creator
Filmmaker & Artist
The Board of Directors of the American Visionary Art Museum announces the departure of Jenenne Whitfield as director, effective immediately. Ms Whitfield assumed leadership of the Congressionally-Designated National Museum & Education Center for intuitive artists, creatives and visionaries in September, 2022.