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 2014-15 fiscal year included 2,442 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 

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View the Foundation's 2010 Annual Report

View the Foundation's 2011 990 Report

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Elizabeth Allbright
Hal Behl
Beverly Bendickson, Past President
Alan Blaugrund
Emily Blaugrund Fox, Exective Director
Tom Blueher
Gail Bundy
Peg Cronin
David Crum
Robert Gabaldon
Deborah Good, Vice President
Lorraine Goss
Maria Griego-Raby
Julie Gutiérrez
Patricia Hancock
Pamela Hurd-Knief
Mark Joiner, Treasurer
Kim Jew
Ellen King
David Kleinfeld
Patricia Kurz
Kyle Leyendecker
Kathleen Metzger, Secretary
Jennifer Mulliniks
Joni Pierce
Barry Ramo
Tiffany Roach Martin
Garrett Smith
David Tinker
Alfred Volden
Alan Weitzel, President
Dean Willingham
Cathy Wright, Museum Director


Emily Blaugrund Fox, Executive Director
Rita Butler, Development Associate
Ginny Lacey, Bookkeeper
Karanina Madden-Krall, Development Associate
Elaine Richardson, Director of Special Events & Batten House Project Manager
Terri Ross, Membership & Database Manager
Maureen Ryan, Museum Store Manager
Ann Travelstead, Chief Financial & Operations Officer
Annabelle Vigil, Executive Assistant