Catherine Eagleton

Catherine Eagleton is Associate Director, Office of Curatorial Affairs, a role that includes responsibility for the curatorial and collections-related work of the museum, leading a team of more than 130 curators, historians, collections managers and conservators. Prior to joining the Smithsonian in January 2017 she was Head of Asian and African Collections at the British Library, where she led a number of international collaborations and large digitisation and digital projects. Before joining the British Library, she was Curator of Modern Money at the British Museum, where she led exhibition and research projects.