Christine Y. Kim is Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Before her appointment at LACMA in 2009, she was Associate Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem in New York.
At LACMA, Kim has organized or co-organized major exhibitions including Human Nature: Selections from the Permanent Collection (2011) with Franklin Sirmans; James Turrell: A Retrospective (2013–14) with LACMA's director Michael Govan which won Best Monographic Museum Show Nationally from the International Association of Art Critics United States; Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination (2015–17) with Lynne Cooke; and My Barbarian: Double Agency (2015) with Rita Gonzalez. She also organized the installation of Untitled 2010, an outdoor sculpture project by Mexican artist Teresa Margolles, in collaboration with the Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), a non-profit organization for public art co-founded by Kim in 2009.
At the Studio Museum in Harlem, Kim organized exhibitions such as Africaine (2002), Black Belt (2003), Philosophy of Time Travel (2007), and Kehinde Wiley: World Stage Africa and Flow (both 2008). She also co-organized survey exhibitions include Freestyle (2001) and Frequency (2005–06) with Studio Museum director Thelma Golden
Freelance projects include her work as curatorial adviser for Prospect.3 New Orleans (2014), and guest curator for Art Public at the Bass Museum for Art Basel Miami Beach in 2011 and 2012.