Northwest Legacy Projects Curator

Kathleen Moles leads the curatorial team in presenting and curating temporary and permanent collection exhibitions, and conceiving and executing related programs, research, and outreach.

Moles has nearly 20 years of experience in art administration and curation in the Northwest that includes corporate and non-profit art collections and writing and editing for a variety of art book projects.  She has B.A.s from Columbia University and the University of Washington, and an M.A. from New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts. Moles was MoNA’s Curator of Exhibitions (2008-2013), and rejoins MoNA with greater experience working with collections and communities.

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Museum of Northwest Art


The Museum of Northwest Art connects people with the art, diverse cultures and environments of the Northwest. 



MoNA collects and exhibits contemporary art from across the Northwest, including Alaska, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.