Sarah Ganz Blythe

Deputy Director, Exhibitions, Education & Programs

After joining the RISD Museum in 2009 as director of education, Sarah Ganz Blythe served for six years as its deputy director for exhibitions, education and programs prior to becoming interim director of the museum in 2021. In her previous role she collaborated with artists, students and scholars to realize exhibitions, programs and publications, while also critically investigating the complicated histories of museums, art pedagogy and interpretation practices in her own work. Ganz Blythe has also served as director of interpretation and research at The Museum of Modern Art, New York and held positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She holds a PhD in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.