Preserving the real places and the real stories of Texas.

Rowena Houghton Dasch, PhD

Rowena Houghton Dasch is the Executive Director of the Neill-Cochran House Museum in Austin, TX, where she oversees all elements of the preservation of the historic property and operation of the museum including fundraising, collections management, and educational programming.  She holds an AB from Princeton University and a PhD from The University of Texas at Austin.  Her research focuses on late Colonial and nineteenth century American visual and decorative arts and culture.  Rowena and her husband Kevin have two daughters and live in Austin.