Estes Park Museum Friends & Foundation, Inc.

The Estes Park Museum Friends & Foundation, Inc. supports the mission of the Estes Park Museum through fundraising and advocacy.

The Friends and Foundation supports the Museum with the work of volunteers who serve on the Board of Directors, committees, and subcommittees. The committees include Fundraising, Advocacy, Investment, and Executive. The Fundraising and Advocacy committees cross over in their work and include several subcommittees including but not limited to, Annual Membership Meeting and Pioneer Award, Events, Membership, Friends Press, and Tablesettings/Scapings. The Friends and Foundation volunteers report to the Town of Estes Park Board of Trustees on occasions, attend community events and in general advocate for the Estes Park Museum. 

Questions? Contact: info@estesparkmuseumfriends.org | (970) 577 - 3766


As this new webpage is developed, online membership payments and donations will be suspended for a short time. The Board is researching online payment options. Your membership will remain current through this transition. You are welcome to mail your membership payments and donations to Estes Park Museum Friends & Foundation, 200 4th Street, Estes Park CO 80517. Thank you for your patience!


2023 Board Meeting Minutes: February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October

2023 Financial Summaries: June, July, August, September

990s: 2020, 2021, 2022

Volunteer Opportunities

Committee Openings: Fundraising and Advocacy Committee. Within the Fundraising Committee are subcommittees including Events, Friends Press, Membership, and Tablesettings/Scapings.


The Estes Park Museum Friends & Foundation, Inc. was established in 1979 and has varied in its title and organizational structure of the years, always with a goal on supporting the Estes Park Museum. In 1992, the organization narrowed its focus when the Museum became a municipal department, the Friends & Foundation became the primary non-profit support.


Board of Directors

Eric Adams, President

Christy Crosser, Secretary

Jan Gehlhausen, Director-at-Large

David Hemphill, Treasurer

Nina McGibney, Vice President

Derek Fortini, Museum Director, ex-officio member