2017 TAM Board Officers

 

 

 

President

 

 

 

 

Duane Johnsen
The Franklin Auto Museum
FranklinMuseum@aol.com

Duane “Sparky” Johnsen is Curator of Collections at The Thomas H. Hubbard/H.H. Franklin Foundation’s Museum, otherwise known as Tucson’s Car Museum.  He is now in his 6th year with the Franklin Museum.  He has previously been a volunteer at this and many other museums, in Tucson and other locations around the country.  Electrician, mechanic, steam power expert, and auto/antique restorer are all part of a background that keeps his life busy.

Vice President (Vacant)

Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Muscarello
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
michaelm@theminitimemachine.org

Michael received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art Education, with an emphasis on Community Museums, from the University of Arizona in 2013. During his education, Michael participated in a semester-long program known as Wildcat Art, a pedagogical program aimed at developing high-level fine art curriculum, and applying it by teaching a 24 hour, 8 week unit to 2nd and 3rd grade students. Being at The University of Arizona, Michael had unlimited access to The University of Arizona Museum of Art and the Center for Creative Photography. He was able to work closely with those museums and study museum practices in museum environments. Michael also spent six months as an intern at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson and learned what it’s like to work with living, breathing artists, artists such as Ken Shorr, Dave Sayre, and Alois Kronschlaeger. Toward the end of his education, Michael became an intern at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures where he got to work closely with Lisa Hastreiter-Lamb, the museum’s Associate Director and Director of Education. In August of 2013, The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures hired him on as the Museum Outreach Educator. This is his fourth term as TAM Secretary.

Treasurer

(Photo coming soon!)

Olivia Miller
University of Arizona Museum of Art
millero@email.arizona.edu

As the Curator of Exhibitions and Education at the University of Arizona Museum of Art, Olivia curates exhibitions, conducts research on the permanent collection, oversees the docent training program, and serves on the museum’s acquisitions committee. She received her B.A. in Studio Art and Art History from the University of Arizona and her M.A. in Art History from the University of Oregon. Prior to her position at UAMA she taught art history for both high school and college levels and worked at multiple non-profit arts organizations in both Oregon and Arizona. This is her 2nd term as TAM Treasurer.

Website Administrator, Emily Wolverton

Emily Wolverton
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
Emilyw@theminitimemachine.org

Emily Wolverton graduated from the University of Arizona in 2003, and has been working at The Mini Time Machine Museum since 2009. Her role at the museum includes managing all aspects of the Front Desk to include the Museum Store, as well as facilitating children’s birthday parties and private events, museum donations to the community, and coordinating Touch Tours for the visually impaired. Emily is also the author of Minis Magnified, a monthly in-depth look at one of the miniatures or artisans featured in the museum’s collection.


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