Catherine David is a French art historian, curator and museum director. David is currently deputy director of the National Museum of Modern Art (Musée National d’Art Moderne) at the Centre Georges Pompidou.
Previously, she served as director of the Witte de With Center of Contemporary Art, Rotterdam (2002–2004); curator of the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris (1990–1994); and curator at the Musée national d’Art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou (1982–1990).
David curated documenta X in Kassel, Germany (21 June – 28 September 1997). In 1999 she went on to curate the film and video program of the XXIV Biennial of São Paulo.