The Leiden Collection Staff

Lara Yeager-Crasselt


Lara Yeager-Crasselt joined The Leiden Collection as Curator in March 2017. A specialist in seventeenth-century Dutch and Flemish art, Lara earned her Ph.D. in Art History from the University of ... Read More

Sara C. Smith

Director of Collections

Sara C. Smith came to The Leiden Collection in early 2011 after working as a Registrar in commercial galleries in New York City for many years. She received her Bachelor ... Read More

Alexa J. McCarthy

Curatorial and Collections Associate

Alexa J. McCarthy joined The Leiden Collection in 2016 after working at Christie's Auction House in London and New York, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Department of ... Read More

Melissa Pankuch

Collections Assistant

Melissa Pankuch joined The Leiden Collection in 2017 after working with the Bowne Printers Collection at the South Street Seaport Museum. Melissa holds a BA in Art History-Ancient Art from ... Read More