Please Touch Museum Board of Directors


Kristen Vieira Traynor, Chair
Benjamin L. Johnson, Vice Chair
Kate Shields, Secretary
Sally W. Stetson, Immediate Past Chair
Patricia D. Wellenbach, President & CEO


Ellen Amudipe
Anita Garimella Andrews
Christine Campbell
Sharon G. Coghlan
Karen Griffith Gryga
Barbara Klock, MD
Sara C. McGowan
Christopher Scarpa
Richard (Dick) Tewksbury, Jr.
Regina M. Tracy
Shawn Tuli
Victoria Wilson

Ex Officio Members

The Honorable James Kenney, Mayor, City of Philadelphia represented by Kelly Lee, Chief Cultural Officer, City of Philadelphia
The Honorable Darrell Clarke, President, Philadelphia City Council, represented by The Honorable Curtis Jones, Jr., Council Representative, Philadelphia City Council, represented by Joshua Cohen, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Majority Leader
The Honorable Vincent Hughes, PA State Senator, represented by Marcella Daniels, Chief of Staff for Senator Vincent Hughes
The Honorable Vanessa Lowery Brown, PA State Representative, represented by Yolanda R. Braxton, Legislative Assistant, Office of Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown, 190th Legislative District Office
Kathryn Ott Lovell, Commissioner, Department of Parks and Recreation, Philadelphia represented by Tiffany W. Thurman, Chief of Staff, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation


Nora Mead Brownell
Elizabeth B. Cartmell, Past Chair
Anne F. Hamilton
L. Gie Liem
Portia Sperr, Founding Executive Director

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Christmas Eve: 11 am to 3 pm
New Year's Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
Thanksgiving & Christmas Day: CLOSED

Contact Information

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Click here for directions.

Phone: 215-581-3181
Email: info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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