Kate (Kathleen) Eagen Johnson established her independent consulting business in 2011. Her clients have included the Greenwich (CT) Historical Society; Conner Prairie Interactive History Park in Fishers, Indiana; Historic Hudson Valley; the Hasbrouck Family Association; Kinderhook (NY) Reformed Church; Friends of the Tiffany Reading Room in Irvington, NY and others mentioned throughout this website. She is a contributing writer to Antiques & the Arts Weekly among other publications. She has arranged and led special tours of the Hudson Valley for groups interested in art and design. Please see her profile on LinkedIn for client and colleague recommendations.
Between 1993 and 2011, Kate served as Curator and Director of Collections at Historic Hudson Valley, a museum that administers National Historic Landmarks spanning four centuries. Prior to that, she worked as HHV's Registrar. She draws upon experience gained at Historic Hudson Valley and through consulting, advising, and lecturing at other cultural institutions.
She holds a M.A. from the Winterthur Museum Program, University of Delaware, and a B.A. from Syracuse University.
Latest cover stories for Antiques & the Arts Weekly: "Things of Beauty Growing," (October 13) and "John Lockwood Kipling: Arts & Crafts in the Punjab and London" (September 22)
Curator of gallery exhibition "Greenwich Faces the Great War," Greenwich (CT) Historical Society
Curatorial and historical advisor/team member, reimagined William Conner House, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park
Abraham Hasbrouck House Furnishing Plan Vol. II and companion research documents, project funded by the Hasbrouck Family Association for New Paltz's Huguenot Historical Society
Member of the U.S. Senate's Curatorial Advisory Board
Peer grants reviewer, National Endowment for the Humanities
Lecturer and specialist guide for the High Museum Docents' tour of the Hudson Valley
Lectures: "Emblems of State: Art & Historical Objects of the United States Senate," "The Hudson River School of Art & Its Influences" and "Illustrated Books & 19th-Century Architectural Design"
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