Meet the Team | Private Museum Tours


Maria Yoon

Maria Yoon (Founder, CEO of PMT/Senior Lecturer, Conversant in Korean)

Maria has been employed continuously for the last 20 years as a museum educator and consultant. Her work has been seen in Little Kid Big City and she was recently involved at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for their Lunar New Year Festival. Maria is a successful artist in their own right, as well as a film-maker and performance artist. Maria's previous work includes "Maria the Korean Bride," which is listed on the Huffington Post as one of "The 10 documentaries about artists in love you need to watch."

 

Alexandra Bonfante-Warren

Alexandra Bonfante-Warren (Senior Lecturer, Fluent in French and Italian)
Alexandra attended the Lycée Français in New York and obtained a B.A. in Modern/Contemporary French and Italian Literature from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She holds M.A.s in English Education and Art History, has worked in art publishing for thirty years, and has been a museum educator since 2008.


Lauren Ebin

Lauren Ebin (Senior Lecturer)
Lauren has been working in museums in NYC and overseas since 1998, both on the curatorial side and as a museum educator. In addition to teaching groups of all ages, including training other educators in museum education practice and approaches, Lauren has curated exhibits in museums in NYC and Argentina. As an archaeologist and art historian with an M.A. and Master of Philosophy degrees in Art History and Archaeology, Lauren has spent more than ten field seasons excavating in Argentina, France, Greece, and Israel. In her leisure time, Lauren is an accomplished swing dancer. 


William Ambler

William Ambler (Senior Lecturer)
William is an educator at The Morgan Library & Museum and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Previously, he served as an adjunct professor of art history at NYU and as a researcher and lecturer in European Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. His primary areas of research are Spanish Golden Age painting and European Baroque art generally, but his real joy currently comes from taking his daughters, aged 3 and 6, around the museums in New York. He received his A.B. from Princeton University, his M.A. in Architectural History from the Courtauld Institute, and his Ph.D. in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.

 

Michelle Loh

Michelle Y. Loh (Chinese Guide/Consultant)
Michelle is an accomplished and experienced visual arts consultant and curator. Working between New York and Asia, she brings together artists, collectors, and art venues to create mutually advantageous dialogues and visionary collaborations.

Ramona Fagbore (Lecturer)
Ramona is a visual artist, teacher, and museum educator living in Brooklyn. She is passionate about art and has a degree in Art History from Brooklyn College. She’s also trained in the Montessori method of teaching young children. 


Yasmine Chokrane

Yasmine Chokrane (Proficient in Darija and French)
Yasmine is an aspiring undergraduate student at Yale University. When she's not writing, she loves reading poetry, exploring NYC, visiting art museums, and enjoying a variety of different music tastes.


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