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.  

Senate Curatorial Advisory Board Member for the U.S. Capitol


Collections Committe Member, Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY


Book Review Editor, Victorian Society in America's Nineteenth Century journal

Wrote cover story on "Whistler: Streetscapes, Urban Change" exhibition at the National Museum of Asian Art's Freer Gallery, Antiques and the Arts Weekly, January 19, 2024


​Researcher, script writer, and image editor for "Village of Kinderhook, NY - A Walking Tour of the Square and Beyond;"  cell audio tour on Geotourist app 


Wrote "HIstoric Preservation in Action: Nathan Wild Mill Office, Valatie, Columbia County," Hudson-Mohawk Vernacular Architecture Newsletter  


Grants peer reviewer for the National Endowment for the Humanities, most recently in 2022 and 2020 






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