Reappointed to the U.S. Senate Curatorial Advisory Board for the 115th Congress 


For Antiques & the Arts Weekly, cover stories on "Votes for Women" (Nov. 10) and "Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery" (Oct. 13) and Chipstone volumes' reviews (Dec. 1)    


Curatorial and historical advisor/team member, reimagined William Conner House, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park 


Curator of gallery exhibition "Greenwich Faces the Great War," Greenwich (CT) Historical Society 


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


Peer Grants Reviewer, National Endowment for the Humanities 


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"

Sample projects and activities

Kate Johnson,HistoryConsulting.com

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.  

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