In the Loop
Alumni News : Dec 14, 2015

Museum Studies alumna named head registrar at the National Museum of African Art

Clarissa Fostel (MA Museology '07) has recently been announced as the head registrar for the National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. Fostel, who enjoys “creating order out of disorder” had her start in museum registration interning at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida. When asked what she likes best about working at the Smithsonian, Fostel says it is the people. "We are a collegial group, and having access to so many colleagues who are ready and willing to assist you is invaluable.”