Gallery + Programs Manager


Kimi Kitada is a curator based in Kansas City. She is currently the Gallery & Programs Manager at Charlotte Street. Previously, she was Curatorial Assistant at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles in 2019-2020, where she assisted on Xu Zhen: In Just a Blink of an Eye. From 2014 to 2018, she served as Public Programs & Research Coordinator at Independent Curators International (ICI) in New York.
Her recent exhibitions include: Handiwork: Art, Craft, and the Space Between at Charlotte Street, Kansas City (2022); With Liberty and Justice at Charlotte Street, Kansas City (2021); where we came from & where we are going at Transformer, Washington, DC (2019); reset at Garis & Hahn, New York, NY (2016); For All the Vanished Things: Jee Hee Kang at Centre for Social Innovation, New York, NY (2016). She co-curated Postscript: Correspondent Works at artQ13, Rome (2015); 7×8 Curatorial Conversations at Budapest Art Market, Hungary (2013); and (in)complete at TEMP Art Space, New York, NY (2013). Kitada received a BA in Art History and Classics from Bucknell University and an MA in Museum Studies from NYU.
If you are a local Kansas City artist and you are interested in organizing a studio visit with Kimi, you can reach out via email through [email protected].
Photography by Ashley Elwell