Catherine Hale

Catherine Hale is Curator of African and Non-Western Art at the University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA). Her current projects, including her exhibition, Art and Life in Africa (on view at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City 22 Feb – 15 June 2014), explore the potential of digital technology to support inquiry-based museum education models. Prior to joining the UIMA, she curated exhibitions for the Carleton University Art Gallery and Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen’s University. Hale completed her PhD in African Art History at Harvard University in 2013, where her research focused on queen mothers’ perspectives on Asante material culture in Ghana.