Mission Statement and Staff

The purpose of the Cumberland Cultural Foundation through the Gilchrist Gallery and Museum is to provide a public venue for the display of special exhibitions, permanent collections and cultural performances. The organization is committed to maintain and restore the historical structure and grounds at 104 Washington Street, Cumberland, Maryland and provide visual and performing arts education to the community while contributing to economic and tourism development in the area.

Board of Directors

Marcy Brack
Christina Collins-Smith, President
Tony Cornwell
Geno Fraser
Cristina Freas, Vice President
Katie Gattens
Shirley Giarritta
Nicole Halmos
Lita Havens
David Love
Greg Malloy
David R. Nicolas
Denise Partsch, Treasurer
Sarah Thomas, Secretary
Robin Vereen
Stephen C. Wilkinson, Esq.

Administrative Assistant

Courtney McKay  


Kelli Allaway
Charles Amos
Katherine Getty
Dr. Peter Halmos
Edward Huber
Jack McMullen
Robert M. Riggs
Ronald Screen
Casper R. Taylor, Jr.


Volunteer Docents

Ed Coffey
Christina Collins-Smith
Tony Cornwell
Charlie Farmer
Geno Frazier
Cristina Freas
Katie Gattens
Shirley Giarritta
Krystyna Poray Goddu
Dr. Peter Halmos
Nicole Halmos
Iris Halmos
Angela Heddrick

David Love
Karen Lyons
Dr. James Lyons
Vicki Macy
Greg Malloy
Lois McMullen
David Nicolas
Shaila Pai
Denise Partsch
Kiersten Sites
Cindy Thomas
Sarah Thomas


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