Beth Rubin has over 25 years of experience as a researcher, curator, and consultant in museums and cultural institutions. In addition to her work for AMS, she has served as a curator at the Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, MO; exhibition coordinator at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; exhibition content developer at PGAV Destinations, St. Louis, MO; and researcher at the St. Louis Art Museum.
Beth has been contributing her research expertise to a variety of AMS planning projects, including cultural plans, feasibility studies, and strategic and business plans for over 15 years. Heritage sites and historical cultural projects are a particular area of interest for Beth, given her background as a museum professional.
Past AMS projects in which she has participated have included: Minnesota Historical Society North West Company Fur Post Historic Site – audience research and market analysis; African American Museum of Delaware Foundation – feasibility study for new museum; Scottsdale Museum of the West – feasibility study; Speed Art Museum – strategic review, assessment and staffing plan for museum expansion; Louis L’Amour Interpretive Center – feasibility study for new museum; Asia Society, Texas –feasibility study and business plan.
She holds undergraduate degrees in Marketing and History from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in American Studies, with a Certificate in Museum Practice, from the University of Michigan.