Senate Curatorial Advisory Board Member for the U.S. Capitol
Grants peer reviewer for the National Endowment for the Humanities, most recently in 2022 and 2020
Appointed to Historic Huguenot Street's Collections Committee
Co-researcher, script writer, and image editor for "Village of Kinderhook, NY - A Walking Tour of the Square and Beyond;" Geotourist phone tour to be launched on June 3, 2023
Book Review Editor for the Victorian Society in America's journal Nineteenth Century; review of Jane Nylander's The Best Ever!: Parades in New England, 1788-1940, Spring 2023 issue
Upcoming article "HIstoric Preservation in Action: Nathan Wild Mill Office, Valatie, Columbia County," Hudson-Mohawk Vernacular Architecture Newsletter
Wrote cover stories for Antiques & the Arts Weekly on "Sargent, Whistler, & Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano" and "Life and Art: The Greenwich Paintings of John Henry Twachtman" exhibitions
Kate (Kathleen) Eagen Johnson established her consulting business in 2011. Her client list includes the Hasbrouck Family Association for Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY; Greenwich (CT) Historical Society; Conner Prairie Interactive History Park in Fishers, IN; Historic Hudson Valley, Pocantico Hills, NY; Friends of the Tiffany Reading Room in Irvington, NY; Kinderhook (NY) Reformed Church; and others mentioned throughout this website. Kate has authored many publications on history, arts, and design and is a contributing writer to Antiques & the Arts Weekly and Book Review Editor for Nineteenth Century. She has also lectured widely.
Kates serves as the Municipal Historian for the Village of Kinderhook.
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 holds a M.A. from the Winterthur Museum Program, University of Delaware, and a B.A. from Syracuse University.
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