eXEcutive Director

 (8/6/15) - (Harrisonburg)
Kimberly McCray, the VA Quilt Museum’s new executive director shows off the Botanical Album Quilt made by Esther B.S. Matthews that was made in Rockingham County from 1858-1859, 
(Austin Bachand/Daily News-Record)

Kimberly McCray joined the Virginia Quilt Museum as Executive Director in 2015.

Previously the Director of the Port o' Plymouth Museum in eastern North Carolina, McCray hails from near Staunton, VA.

She has an M.S. in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an M.A. in Public History from North Carolina State University, and a B.A. in History from James Madison University. She has worked in a variety of library and museum settings, including positions at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, North Carolina State University Library's Special Collections, and Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

In addition to her professional endeavors, McCray serves on the Board of Directors of the Augusta County Historical Society, is a monitor for the Friends of the Shenandoah River, and is an active member of the Headwaters Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists.

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Curator and Registrar

Gloria Comstock joined the Virginia Quilt Museum as Curator/Registrar in 2013.

A 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln M.A. History of Textiles and Quilt Studies program, she has researched the Hortense Horton Beck Education Collection. Her research has included an internship working with the Seminole Ethnographic Textile Collection. In 2006 and 2010 she coordinated the Quilting Natural Florida I and II Exhibitions at the Univ. of Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainsville, FL.

Prior to joining the VQM, Comstock was Asst. Curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

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Lisa Sinegra joined the Virginia Quilt Museum as Bookkeeper in 2016.

Lisa has a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University in Pennsylvania. 

Lisa and her family hail from northern Pennsylvania. Prior to her recent move to the area, Lisa worked for 12 years as the Business Manager for Camp Victory, non-profit children's camp.

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Rosalyn Wetzel, Marketing & Outreach Coordinator - 

Ruthanne Logue, Shop Manager -

Doris Delk, Volunteer Coordinator -

Barbara Roadcap, Special Events Coordinator -



Cover Image © Mark Owen, Port and Main