The Louis Armstrong House Museum & Archives is a National Historic Landmark and a New York City landmark. The Museum is a member of the American Alliance of Museums, the Association of African American Museums, the Museums Council of New York City, the New York State Museums Association, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and NYC & Company. The Museum is a constituent of the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College.
The historic site is owned by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and administered by Queens College under a long-term license agreement.
The Louis Armstrong House Museum & Archives sustains and promotes the cultural, historical, and humanitarian legacy of Louis Armstrong by preserving and interpreting Armstrong’s house and grounds, collecting and sharing archival materials that document Armstrong’s life and legacy, and presenting public programs such as exhibits, concerts, lectures, and film screenings. The Museum seeks to educate and inspire people of all ages, origins, and locations.
Board of Trustees
Jerome Chazen, Chairman
Gail Coleman Kupferberg
Robert F. Smith
Saeeda Lesley Dunston
Regina Bain, Executive Director
Ricky Riccardi, Director of Research Collections
Pedro Espinoza, Managing Director
Adriana Filstrup, Visitor Services Manager
Hyland Harris, Museum Store Manager
Alexis Lubin, Bookkeeper
Junior Armstead, Facilities Assistant
Nora Edwards, Facilities Assistant
Jake Goldbas, Program Director
Maglyn Bertrand, Louis Armstrong Fellow
Tatjana Lightbourn, Louis Armstrong Fellow