CURATOR OF NATIVE AMERICAN ART
PhD, University of Oklahoma
MA, University of Oklahoma
BA, State University of New York at Oneonta
Danielle Moretti-Langholtz holds a BA from the State University of New York at Oneonta, and an MA and PhD in Anthropology from the University of Oklahoma. Moretti-Langholtz came to William & Mary from the American Museum of Natural History and has served as the Director of the American Indian Resource Center in William & Mary’s Department of Anthropology since 1998. Moretti-Langholtz teaches courses with an emphasis on Native American history and culture and a course on Collecting and Exhibiting Cultures, at both the undergraduate and graduate level. She is committed to civically engaged research with indigenous communities, and mentoring students interested in anthropology and museum studies. To date she has curated several exhibitions with the assistance of graduate and undergraduate students; the work of Jaune Quick-to-see Smith (2007), In Reach of Memory Still: A Kiowa Legacy in Art (2011), Glenn Close/A Life in Costume (2012), co-curated with Buck Woodard, PhD, Building the Brafferton: The Founding, Funding and Legacy of America’s Indian School (2016), co-curated with Melissa Parris and Steve Prince, 1619 / 2019 (2019 – 2020). Moretti-Langholtz is actively working to build the Museum’s collection of Native American art and material culture in support of both future exhibitions and William & Mary’s Native Studies concentration.