Mark Lanham

Mark Lanham

Curator, The Stirrup Gallery

Phone: 304-637-1980
Campus Location: Halliehurst

Mark serves the College as curator, focusing on The Stirrup Gallery. His responsibilities include serving as a curator, restorationist, preservationist, cataloger and tour guide. Originally established in 2013 as a home to the 10,000-plus North American treasures of The Darby Collection, The Stirrup Gallery has continued to grow to include eight additional collections – the Lincoln Collection, Howard-Sudbrink Collection, Eleanor Gay Collection, Foster Collection, Senator Davis Collection, Swezy Collection, Gary North Collection and J. Richard & Dotty S. Kendig Collection.


  • B.A. Sustainability Studies, Davis & Elkins College


  • Prior to his time at D&E, Mark served 23 and half years in the Marine Corps Infantry.


  • Member, West Virginia Association of the Museums
  • Member, American Alliance of Museums