Dennis Carr joined the Huntington as the Virginia Steele Scott Chief Curator of American Art in January 2020. For the previous 13 years, he was the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. His recent exhibitions include the critically acclaimed Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia; Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu; and Collecting Stories: Native American Art. He contributed to Art and Industry in Early America (2016), which won the Charles F. Montgomery Book Prize and the Historic New England Book Prize. He holds graduate degrees in the History of Art at Yale University and the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture, and was a 2019 fellow at the Center for Curatorial Leadership. His projects at The Huntington have included “Made in L.A. 2020: a version,” the biennial of contemporary art with the Hammer Museum, and “Borderlands,” a reinstallation of the Virginia Steele Scott and Lois and Robert F. Erburu Galleries of American Art, as well as an ongoing partnership with Ghetto Film School.