A former curatorial staff member at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, Kimberly has performed consulting services for numerous scholars and institutions including the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Portland Art Museum, the Musée Galliera, and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. She currently serves on the editorial boards of Dress and the Texas Tech University Press Costume Society of America Series. Past projects have included:


Picture research
Grant writing
Mannequin dressing
Docent training
Writing and editing exhibition catalogues, object labels, and text panels
Serving as juror for submissions to academic conferences
Writing book and exhibition reviews
Serving as editorial consultant for scholarly journals and academic publishers