The Museum Council is a group of creative professionals who are passionate about the medium of photography and the MoCP. Members play an active role in advocating for the MoCP among their peer networks and within the community while also participating in behind-the-scenes events with artists and curators. The MoCP invites you to develop your leadership skills, meet a creative group of people, and have fun.


  • Members must display a commitment to the arts.
  • Must be an active member of Friends of the MoCP (minimum of $100)
  • In addition to their active Friends of the MoCP standing, Museum Council members must either contribute or fundraise an additional $150 each year.
  • Opportunities to give include:
    • Attending the annual benefit ($150/ticket)
    • Recruit Friends of the MoCP whose contributions total $150
    • Cash/in-kind donations and sponsorships in the amount of $150 and above 
    • Purchase of a print from the fine print program ($400 each)
    • Purchase MoCP publications in the amount of $150

Museum Council Benefits and Programs

  • Quarterly events include private tours of MoCP exhibitions with Museum curators, exclusive exhibition receptions, cocktail receptions with artists, and offsite studio visits.
  • Name listed on Museum Council webpage
  • Name listed in MoCP's annual report
  • Subscription to eNews
  • 20% off MoCP publications and discounts on art magazines
  • Fall Social Event Planning
  • FIRST LOOK: Fine Print Release Party Planning

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Are you a current Friend of the MoCP who is interested in joining? Contact Natasha Egan at  

Museum Council

Executive Committee
Thomas Hellstrom, President
Lindsay Widdel Eberly, Vice President

Current Members
Tapo Banjeree
Clarissa Bonet
Bianca Bova
Kate Bowen
John Broughton
Maya-Camille Broussard
Kristin Cass
George Chen
Vanessa Churchill
Waldemar Colon
Mary Farmilant
Doug Fogelson
Whit Forrester
Gillian Fry
Helen Gebregiorgis
Adrienne L. Glover
Jamie Hendry
Clifton Henri
Greg Hoskins
Jasmine Kwong
Amanda Mayo
Mary Ellen Murphy
Karl Oder
Haven Perry
Colleen Plumb
Keith Pozulp
Ben Ramson
Marina Samovsky
Mamadou-Abou Sarr
Matt Siber
Donnell Spencer
Sean Teska
Abraxas Thomas
Sheridan Tucker Anderson
Rachel Wiese
Justin Witte
Krista Wortendyke
Sophie Zinberg