Marie Coste (she/her) is the Grants and Membership Manager at Design Museum Everywhere, where she focuses on grant fundraising and individual membership. Having lived in many states on the east coast in her earlier years, Marie’s family landed in Mystic, Connecticut where her family is still based. She holds a B.A. in music performance and composition from Bard College and an M.S. in arts administration from Drexel University. She has worked as a grants and fundraising professional for more than ten years in the museum and performing arts fields, including at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and performing arts organizations. She is passionate about the importance of the arts and creativity in daily life. At home, you can find her container gardening, reading on porches, and enjoying long walks outdoors either in the woods or on more approachable mountains..