All posts by Nancy Rosoff

Nancy Rosoff

Nancy Rosoff, Andrew W. Mellon Curator and Chair of the Arts of the Americas. Prior to joining the Brooklyn Museum in 2001, she served as Collections Manager and Assistant Director for Museum Operations at the New York Historical Society, and, before that, as an Associate Curator at New York’s National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution (formerly the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation). Rosoff received a bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College and a master’s degree in anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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A Response to NYT’s “Plains Indian Culture, as Seen Through the Ingenuity of the Tepee”

Recently, the New York Times published a highly critical review of the Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains exhibition. As one of its main points…

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Crow Fair 2007: Morning Parade and Grand Entry

As we prepare for the Brooklyn Museum’s tipi exhibition, I am in Billings, Montana attending the 2007 Crow Fair with my colleague Susan Kennedy Zeller….

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Tipi Exhibition Planning Meeting

In the popular imagination, the tipi has come to represent a common stereotype about how all Native American people used to live. In truth, however,…

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