Royce K. Young Wolf Named First Assistant Curator of Native American Art

Half a body shot of Royce K. Young Wolf

Photo: Jessica Smolinski

The Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Peabody Museum have hired scholar, artist, and curator Royce K. Young Wolf (Hiraacá, Nu’eta, and Sosore, ancestral Apsáalooke and Nʉmʉnʉʉ) to help steward their collections relating to the Indigenous peoples of North America. Beginning in June 2023, Young Wolf will serve as the Gallery’s first Assistant Curator of Native American Art and the inaugural manager of the Peabody’s Native American holdings. She is currently completing her tenure as the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Associate in Native American Art and Curation and Yale University Presidential Visiting Fellow.