Aaron H. De Groft, Ph.D. (W&M '88)
email@example.com | 757.221.2701
Dr. Aaron H. De Groft is the Director of the Muscarelle Museum of Art (serving his seventh year) at the College of William & Mary, his undergraduate alma mater. De Groft was previously the Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Ringling Museum, one of the great Old Master painting collections in the United States. As an art historian, De Groft’s research and publications specialize in Renaissance and Baroque art and have focused on works by Michelangelo, Titian, Rubens, Velázquez, Caravaggio, and the history of collecting Old Master paintings during the Gilded Age in America.Read More...
John T. Spike, Ph.D
Assistant Director & Chief Curator | firstname.lastname@example.org |
A dynamic curator and teacher, John’s fresh insights and profound scholarship have opened new vistas in art history, removing the barriers between Renaissance and contemporary studies and underscoring their shared foundations. As Distinguished Scholar in Residence, John is deepening his friendship with our College, which began with his appointment to the Muscarelle Museum Board of Directors in 2006. Our students and docents already know and love him. Read More...
Christina M. Carroll, Esq. (W&M '05, '10 JD)
Senior Associate Director | email@example.com | 757.221.2717
Christina Carroll received her undergraduate degree magna cum laude with Government honors from The College of William & Mary in 2005, and her law degree from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at The College of William & Mary in 2010. During her tenure as a student at The College she received several awards for her leadership and community service including the highest leadership award given to William & Mary students, the Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Award for outstanding participation and leadership in campus and community activities and for service and contributions to William & Mary. Read More...
Head of Collections & Exhibitions | firstname.lastname@example.org |
Melissa Parris holds both a B.A. and M.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University in art history and is a Certified Institutional Protection Manager (CIPM) through The International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection. She served as Registrar for the Muscarelle Museum of Art in the mid-to-late 1990s before moving to London, England where she worked as a Registrar of Contemporary Arts at Martinspeed, Ltd. Upon her return to the States, she has worked for Art Services International as Registrar and at The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation as Associate Registrar for Exhibitions and Loans before re-joining the staff at the Muscarelle where she is now Head of Collections and Exhibitions Management and Curator of the President’s Collection of Art. Melissa is a member of the Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS), co-founder of the Hampton Roads Registrars Group (HRRG), Virginia Association of Museums (VAM) and served on the International Liaisons Task Force for the Registrars Committee of the American Alliance of Museums (RC-AAM) of which she is a long-standing member. In 2011, Melissa served as a Cultural Delegate to Cuba for the American Alliance of Museums and has served as program co-chair for two international registrars and collections care specialists symposia in 2011 and 2013 respectively.
Facilities & Exhibitions Manager | email@example.com |
Gilliam recieved his B.A. from California State University, Long Beach. He has had a variety of museum experiences, including exhibition specialist at The University of Arizona Museum of Art, where he spent sixteen years. In 2005, he began working as an art handler in Colonial Williamsburg, trading time between the museums and historic district. Gilliam joined the Muscarelle in 2008.
Assistant to the Director | firstname.lastname@example.org | 757.221.2710
Ursula M. McLaughlin-Miller (W&M '99)
Special Projects Administrator | email@example.com |
Director of Security |
Patrick Slebonick, Esq. ('13 JD)
Manager of Institutional Advancement & Annual Giving | firstname.lastname@example.org |
Anne Lee Foster
Assistant Registrar | email@example.com |
Administrative Assistant | firstname.lastname@example.org |
Danielle Moretti-Langholtz, Ph.D
Adjunct Curator for Native American Art | email@example.com |
Education Specialist & Internal Affairs Coordinator | firstname.lastname@example.org |
Registrar's Fellow | email@example.com | 757.221.2705
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