Contact Us


The Maine State Museum's staff of professionals is always ready to assist visitors, potential visitors, researchers, or anyone who is interested in the museum and its collections and programs. Staff may be reached by mail at:

Maine State Museum
83 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0083

The Maine State Museum's street address is:

Maine State Museum
230 State Street
Augusta, Maine 04330

All museum staff may also be contacted through the museum's main phone number, 207-287-2301, by e-mail at, or at the individual phone numbers listed below. To schedule a group reservation, please complete the online group reservation form.


Bernard Fishman, Museum Director (207-287-6607)
Sheila McDonald, Deputy Museum Director (207-287-6603)
Gabrielle Stanhope, Office Assistant (207-287-2301)

Curatorial Programs

Chief Archaeologist - position currently vacant
Laureen A. LaBar, Chief Curator of History and Decorative Arts
Angela Goebel-Bain, Curator of Historical Collections (207-287-6658)
Natalie Liberace, Acting Curator of Archives and Photography
David M. Work, Chief Scientist and Curator of Geology
Paula T. Work, Curator of Zoology

Collections Management and Conservation

Linda Carrell, Conservation Technician (207-287-6659)
Amy Thompson, Acting Collections Manager (207-287-8109)
Teresa Myers, Conservation Technician (207-287-6659)
Paula Work, Registrar (207-287-8109)

Education and Visitor Services

Mandy Browne, Educator (207-287-2301)
Zachary Dozier, Visitor Services Specialist (207-287-2301)
David Hunt, Museum Education Specialist (207-287-2301)
Gigi Hutchins, Educator (207-287-2301)
Joanna Torow, Chief Educator (207-287-6608)
Sharon Wise, Visitor Services Specialist (207-287-8110)

Graphics, Exhibit Design and Preparation

Brewster Buttfield, Acting Exhibit Designer
Ryan Walker, Exhibits Preparator (508-273-6308)

Membership and Development

Linda Frinsko, President, Friends of the Maine State Museum (207-287-2304)
Jennifer Dube, Development Director (207-287-2304)
Nadya Plante, Development and Membership Assistant (207-287-2304)

Museum Store

Colleen Freise, Manager/Buyer (207-287-2938)
Roberta Drummond, Clerk
Emma Jones, Clerk
Maryanne McKinnon, Clerk
Kathleen Quintal, Clerk