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DC | BreakfastTable with Kate Haw

February 3, 2022 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Kate Haw

Join ArtTable’s DC Chapter for February’s BreakfastTable with Kate Haw, Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs Officer at the National Gallery of Art. Kate will discuss her position overseeing the departments of exhibitions and installation design; the office of the registrar; the education and public programs department; and the research library. She works in collaboration with the National Gallery’s team of executive officers to establish and execute the overall strategic vision of the museum and realize dynamic programming in the galleries, online, and in the National Gallery’s education spaces.

This program is free and open to ArtTable members only. Not a member? Join today!
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All visitors will be required to show proof of vaccination before entering the restaurant.

1310 Kitchen and Bar is wheelchair accessible. Please email if you require additional accessibility information for this program.

We will meet at 1310 Kitchen and Bar, located at 1310 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007. It is accessible via Metrobus and street parking is available.


ArtTable is a 501.c.3 organization. All programs are non-refundable.

About Kate Haw

From 2013-2019, Kate Haw was Director of the Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution.Leading the world’s largest resource for the study of American art, she set the direction for collecting, preservation, and dissemination of a growing collection of more than 30 million documents and nearly 2,500 oral histories, providing leadership in the field on emerging research trends and adoption of digital tools in the study of art history. Under her leadership, the Archives significantly expanded its holdings on first-wave feminist, African American, Latinx, and LGBTQ artists and built an endowment to ensure worldwide digital access to these materials.

Prior to joining the Smithsonian, Kate held curatorial roles at the National Gallery of Art and the American Federation of Arts, where she helped to organize exhibitions including Johannes Vermeer; Georges de La Tour and His World, Gerard Ter Borch; Degas and the Dance; American Impressionists Abroad and at Home; and The Sensuous and the Sacred: Chola Bronzes from South India. In 2004 she transitioned to fundraising and institutional leadership, serving as Director of External Affairs at the American Federation of Arts from 2004-2006 before becoming Co-Director of the renowned Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in New York and Maine from 2006-2011. Among her achievements at Skowhegan was the establishment of a comprehensive archive and the school’s oral-history program.

Kate received a bachelor’s degree in art history and religion from Sweet Briar College in Virginia as well as a master’s degree in art history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Image: Kate Haw, courtesy of the speaker.

Thank you to Ruth Abrahams, Graphic designer, Ruth Abrahams Design and former ArtTable DC Chapter Co-Chair for organizing this program.


February 3, 2022
8:00 am - 9:00 am
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ArtTable Washington, D.C.


1310 Kitchen & Bar
1310 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC
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