Kate McNamara

Visual Resource Curator; and Interim Director, PC Galleries


M.A. Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College

Biographical Information

Kate McNamara (b.1981 New York, NY) is a curator, educator and author who has worked with Providence College Galleries most recently as Curator-at Large. Kate is also the Executive Director of My HomeCourt, a non-profit arts organization that partners with PCG to revitalize city parks with contemporary art. In addition to teaching at Rhode Island School of Design and Sotheby’s Art Institute, Kate has organized recent exhibitions, including “Staying with the Trouble” at Tufts University Galleries in Boston. Previously, Kate served as Director of Galleries and Exhibitions at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, and as Director and Curator at Boston University Galleries. She has held curatorial positions at MoMA PS1, NY, and in 2008 co-founded Cleopatra’s, an alternative art space in Brooklyn, NY. Kate received her MA at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Her undergraduate degree is from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA.