Sonja Ingram

Executive Director

A Pittsylvania County native, Sonja is a historic preservationist and an archaeologist with over 25 years of experience. She is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing all of the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History operations and programming.  

Sara Shorter

Director of Finance

Sara is a graduate of UNC Greensboro with a master’s degree in accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant and worked with a private firm for three years and then with the Department of Taxation with the Commonwealth of Virginia, where she retired in 2014. She joined the Museum on a part-time basis in 2015. Sara lives on a farm that has been in the family since 1835, along with her husband and two dogs. 

Berkley Pritchett

Cathy Eggleston

Volunteers, Events, and Gift Shop Manager

Cathy joined the Danville Museum in 2022. She is responsible for interacting with local artists who consign their work at the gift shop. She handles inventory and ordering of other items for the gift shop. If you are an artisan and would like to consign your artwork at the gift shop, please contact Cathy.

Cathy moved to Danville in September 2020 from Mechanicsville, VA. She is an artist, who likes to explore all types of mediums. She also fosters kittens and loves spending time with her family.