Andrew W. Mellon Curator of the Arts of the Americas
Nancy Rosoff joined the Brooklyn Museum in 2001, and is responsible for the Museum’s pre-Columbian and Native American art collections, consisting of some 35,000 objects. She was project director of a reinstallation of the permanent collections in the Hall of the Americas and is presently co-curator of the upcoming exhibition Tipi of the Great Plains, planned for the spring of 2011. Prior to joining the Brooklyn Museum, she was Assistant Director for Museum Operations and Collections Manager at the New-York Historical Society and an Associate Curator at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution. A graduate of Connecticut College in New London, Rosoff is the recipient of an M.A. in Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles.