The Salem Museum is the product of extraordinary cooperation and community support. From individuals and private companies to public agencies and institutions, the generous efforts to provide time, funding, and an enormous amount of written and visual content have enabled the Museum to grow and flourish in a short amount of time.
Valued Supporters — The City of Salem: Mayor Kimberly Driscoll; Tom Daniel, Economic Development Manager; The Salem News: Karen Andreas, Publisher; David Olson, Editor; Nelson Benton, Editorial Page Editor; Tom Dalton, Columnist; The Salem Gazette: Sarah Thomas, Editor.
Key Contributors — Peabody Essex Museum: Dan Monroe, Executive Director & CEO; Dean Lahikainen, Curator of American Decorative Art; Dan Finamore, Curator of Maritime Art; Sidney Berger, Director of the Phillips Library; Chris Bertoni, Assistant Registrar, Collection Image Services; The House of the Seven Gables: Anita Blackaby, Executive Director; Alan Collachicco, Curator; Salem Maritime, National Park Service: Michael Quijones-West, Superintendent; David Kayser, Curator; Beverly Historical Society: Susan J. Goganian, Director; Darren Brown, Curator of Collections; The Sultana Projects: Drew McMullen, President; Mount Auburn Cemetery: Bree Harvey, Vice President of External Affairs; The Berkshire Athenaeum: Ron Latham, Director; Kathleen Reilly, Supervisor, Local History Department; The Beverly Public Library: Patricia B. Cirone, Library Director; Massachusetts Art Commission: Susan Greendyke Lachevre, Art Collections Manager; Individual Contributors: George Brandenberg; John Frayler; John Goff; Rebecca Goss; Steve Immerman; Paul Kenworthy; Doug Smiley; Christine Smiley
Exhibit Sponsors Advanced Imaging: “Salem in the Civil War” Brunonia Barry: “Nathaniel Hawthorne” Jeffrey P. Beale: “The India Trade” and “The Pepper Trade” The Boston Early Music Festival: “The Great Salem Fire” George & Ellen Brandenberg: “Nathaniel Bowditch” Cabot Heritage Corporation, Timothy Lutts: “Industry & Immigration” Cabot Money Management, Robert Lutts: “The Derbys” and “The Crowninshields” Eaton Vance: “The China Trade” David & Rebecca Goss: “Salem in the Revolution” The Loring Family: “The Witch Hysteria” Maura McGrane: “Important Women of Salem” The Salem Inn, Dick & Diane Pabich, Innkeepers: “The Founding of Salem” The Salem Trolley, David Butler: “Jefferson’s Embargo / War of 1812” Soucy Insurance Agency: “Salem in the Revolution” The Wrightson Family: “Salem in the Revolution” Additional Donors