Maine State Museum

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Maine State Museum

Meet Maine Here.

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.



  • 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
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