CHATHAM, NEW YORK. MARCH 10, 2022 – Shaker Museum, which stewards the most comprehensive collection of Shaker material culture and archives, announced today the appointment of J. D. Weinberg and Kenneth Kramer to its Board of Trustees. Shaker Museum’s Board of Trustees now has sixteen members. Both new members are from the Columbia County community and bring decades of legal and corporate governance experience to the board during a period of rapid growth for the cultural institution.
Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.