The mission of the Albuquerque Museum Foundation is to further the cultural and educational programs at the Albuquerque Museum through broad public and private gifts and volunteer support. As an independent nonprofit corporation, the Foundation’s purpose is to encourage the development of the Museum as the outstanding museum of its kind in the Southwest.
In service to the community.
The Foundation funds the Museum’s education, Magic Bus and docent programs, provides additional exhibition funding which brings world-class shows to the Museum, and makes possible amenities like the Museum Store and the café, Slate at The Museum. The Foundation also manages The Museum's membership program, which at the end of the 2013-14 fiscal year included 2,223 households.
The Foundation provides communication support for the Museum. In addition to public relations and marketing efforts, the Foundation publishes Art. History. People., the quarterly magazine of the Museum and Foundation, and the Museum’s annual report. It also manages and provides funding for this website.
View the Foundation's 2009 990 Report
View the Foundation's 2009 Annual Report
View the Foundation's 2010 990 Report
View the Foundation's 2010 Annual Report
View the Foundation's 2011 990 Report
View the Foundation's 2012 990 Report
View the Foundation's 2013 990 Report
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Beverly Bendicksen, President *
Ann Maloney Conway
David Crum, Secretary*
Jacobo de la Serna*
Julie Gutiérrez, Past President*
Mark Joiner, Treasurer*
Tiffany Roach Martin
*Debra Romero, Executive Director*
Alan Weitzel*, Vice President/President Elect
*Cathy Wright, Museum Director*
* Executive Committee, 2015-2016
Debra Y. Romero | Executive Director
Ann Travelstead | Chief Financial & Operations Officer
Rita Butler | Development Associate
Elaine Richardson | Director of Special Events and Batten House Projects
Terri Ross | Gifts Specialist
Ginny Lacey | Bookkeeper
Annabelle Vigil | Executive Assistant
Tristesse Brandvold | Development Assistant
Robert Romero | Batten House Caretaker
Maureen Ryan | Museum Store Manager