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Taken during an adult workshop at Hood Downtown during the fall of 2016. Photo by Rob Strong.

ADULT WORKSHOP

"In the Garden: The Intersection of Politics and Poetics"

Join us on Wednesday, January 25, at 6:30 pm, to explore the work of artist Bahar Behbahani. In the studio, experiment with a range of materials to create your own response to this exhibition. Please register by January 21.

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In the Orozco Room located in the Baker-Berry Library.

TEACHER WORKSHOP

Orozco's "Epic" Today | Wednesday, February 1, 8:45 am–3:00 pm

In this teacher workshop, Mary Coffey, Associate Professor of Art History, Dartmouth will lead teachers through the Orozco murals. Teachers will also tour the controversial "Hovey murals," created in reaction to Orozco’s work. Please register by January 25.

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Still life for participants to sketch from at Hood Downtown during the fall sip and sketch event.

SIP & SKETCH

Thursday, February 2, 7:00-9:00 pm

Drop in and bring a friend to sketch from a still life and works on view in the exhibition "Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish." Enjoy light refreshments. Wine for 21+. All materials provided. This event is FREE and open to all!

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Wilson A. Bentley, American, 1865 - 1931, Snowflake (detail), 1885-1931, vintage photomicrograph on printing-out paper with gold chloride toning from glass plate negative. Gift of Hugh J. Freund, Class of 1967; 2006.69.2.

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Events

Jan
25
6:30 pm
Hood Downtown, 53 Main Street, Hanover, NH
Explore the work of Iranian-born, Brooklyn-based artist Bahar Behbahani and consider the garden as both an object of transcendence and a metaphor for Iran’s fraught histories.
Feb
02
7:00 pm
Hood Downtown, 53 Main Street, Hanover, NH
Drop in and bring a friend to sketch from a still life and works on view in the exhibition "Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish."
Feb
08
12:30 pm
Hood Downtown, 53 Main Street, Hanover, NH
Gene R. Garthwaite, Professor Emeritus of History, Dartmouth College
Feb
15
7:00 pm
Orozco Room, Baker-Berry Library
The Art and Science of José Clemente Orozco’s Mural
Mar
01
5:30 pm
Hood Downtown, 53 Main Street, Hanover, NH
A docent-led tour of the exhibition "Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish."
Mar
03
7:00 pm
Hood Downtown, 53 Main Street, Hanover, NH
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish."
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