Ruth Beesch

Deputy Director, Program Administration

Jewish Museum, New York

Ruth K. Beesch is Deputy Director, Program Administration at the Jewish Museum, overseeing the management of education programs, collections, and temporary exhibitions. Prior to joining the Jewish Museum in 1997, Beesch was the Director of the Weatherspoon Art Gallery at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro from 1989 to 1997 and the Acting Director of the University Gallery at the University of Florida from 1986 to 1989. She serves as a liaison for curatorial matters with the development department and is part of the senior management team at the Museum. Beesch is a member of ArtTable and serves on the AAM’s Accreditation Visiting Committee. She has an MFA in Museum Studies from the University of Florida.