Bethany Whitehead

Bethany Whitehead has been an engaged arts administrator for the past decade, serving as the Executive Director of Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts in Fridley, as Membership Director at the Walker Art Center, as the Board President for WARM, and the Membership Manager at the Playwrights’ Center before coming to MRAC.  She is an active volunteer in the community, sharing her time with art organizations across the Metro and helping lost travelers at the MSP airport. She holds a BA from Kalamazoo College and an MA from Saint Mary's University in arts administration, where she assesses student Capstone papers each year and serves as a mentor to aspiring arts managers. 
 
In her free time she likes to travel the world, read poetry and novels, see theater, bike, and visit area dog parks with her two aging canines.