Assistant Curator

Archives & Special Collections; Performing Arts Archives and Upper Midwest Literary Archives, 213 Andersen Library
612-624-1402
hujda001@umn.edu

Kathryn "Kate" Hujda is the Assistant Curator for the Performing Arts Archives and Upper Midwest Literary Archives, where she assists researchers, manages collections, ensures access, and routinely engages the public. She holds bachelor of arts degrees in English and music from Winona State University, and received her graduate degree in music with an emphasis in musicology from the University of Minnesota in 2011. In 2012, Kate was the recipient of an Arts Management Fellowship with Nautilus Music-Theater and Springboard for the Arts. She is a member of the Society of American Archivists and the Twin Cities Archives Round Table, and serves as the team lead for the Twin Cities chapter of the American Theatre Archive Project and on the Board of the Theatre Library Association.She remains an active member of the arts community in the Twin Cities, and has worked with a variety of artists and arts organizations utilizing her skills as a musician, writer, administrator, and historian. 

Education

Master of Arts in Music, University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2011.

Bachelor of Arts in Music, Winona State University. Winona, Minnesota. 2009.

Bachelor of Arts in English, Winona State University. Winona, Minnesota. 2009.

Service to Professional Organizations

Board Member, Theatre Library Association

Board Member, Nautilus Music-Theater

Board Member, Minnesota High School Music Listening Contest

Team Lead (Twin Cities), American Theatre Archive Project

Selected Presentations & Publications

"Mission: Min-possible: Bringing the Guthrie Theater Archives into the 21st Century." Performance! the Newsletter of the Society of American Archivists Performing Arts Roundtable. Winter, 2016. Co-authored with Hannah O'Neill.