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

Speaking at Kinderhook's ceremonies marking Juneteenth (Persons of Color Cemetery) and the Fourth of July 

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

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 

It's a Wrap! Service as Book Review Editor for the VSA's journal Nineteenth Century  ends with the Spring 2024 issue

about Kate Johnson

Upcoming And recent activities

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 curated numerous exhibitions and historic site installations; has authored many publications on history, arts, and design; and created web programs and cell audio tours. She has also lectured widely.

Kates is the Municipal Historian for the Village of Kinderhook and a member of Historic Huguenot Street's Collections Committee.     

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.  

Kate Johnson,