SculptureCenter Names Ben Whine Associate Director

Ben Whine. Courtesy Patrick McMullan

Ben Whine. (Courtesy Patrick McMullan)

SculptureCenter has named Ben Whine associate director, Mary Ceruti, the institution’s executive director and chief curator, announced today. Mr. Whine will begin his post September 2, just before SculptureCenter will unveil a new expansion and renovation in October.

Mr. Whine comes from the Guggenheim, where he worked in development and fundraising. He previously held jobs in museum membership services with the New Museum and the Tate. In his new job he will “spearhead all of the museum’s marketing and promotion activities, media relations, audience development and special events,” according to a release.

“Ben’s broad museum experience and his network of connections here in New York and abroad will be invaluable as we continue to deepen the impact of our program,” Ms. Ceruti said in a statement. “His energy and ideas will help strengthen our reputation as a place that offers artists an unparalleled opportunity for experimentation and that exposes audiences to a provocative and exciting program of exhibitions and events.”