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Past Hood Intern: Jane Cavalier '14

Where are they now?: Jane Cavalier, 2012–2013 Class of 1954 Intern

What have you been up to since you graduated from Dartmouth in 2014?

Letter from the Director: Summer 2017

Hood Quarterly, summer 2017
John Stomberg, Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director

Opening Events for "The Everyday Fantastic"

Julie Blackmon: The Everyday Fantastic

June 9-August 27, 2017

All events will take place at Hood Downtown, located at 53 Main Street, Hanover, NH.

29 June, Thursday, 7:00–9:00 P.M.
DARTMOUTH NIGHT: Student Reception
Dartmouth graduate and undergraduate students are invited to explore the exhibition and meet the artist. Light refreshments provided. Wine for 21+ with ID.

Smooth Nzewi Joins the Staff of the Cleveland Museum of Art

The Hood Museum of Art announces the August departure of Smooth Nzewi, Curator of African Art since 2013, for the position of Curator of African Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art. At the Hood, Nzewi curated a series of well-received exhibitions, including Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish (2017); Er

Past Hood Intern: Olivia Field '15

Where are they now?: Olivia Field, 2014-15 Kathryn Conroy Public Relations Intern

What have you been up to since you graduated from Dartmouth in 2015?

I am currently a legal assistant working for a plaintiff’s-side law firm in San Francisco that specializes in employment law and fighting discrimination in the workplace. I will soon be applying to law school. I am still open to a career in the arts, but perhaps from a legal angle.

Were your original intentions to pursue a career in the arts after college?

Expansion Update: "Making Progress"

EXPANSION UPDATE: Topping-Out Ceremony

On Friday, April 28, 2017, Dartmouth hosted a topping-out ceremony in recognition of the construction progress to date regarding the expansion and renovation of the Hood Museum of Art. Many of those involved in the project signed the ceremonial beam. Speakers included Interim Vice President for Campus Services Steve Moore, Joe Imelio, project executive for Daniel O'Connell's Sons, Cliff Hosley, the site superintendent, and Hood Director John Stomberg and Deputy Director Juliette Bianco. At 12:45 p.m., the beam was hoisted into place as the barbecue lunch came to an end.

Expansion Update: Steel

A behind-the-scenes look at the museum's expansion.

One year after our galleries closed to the public, steel beams started going up. These images document the progress made over the course of five weeks in early spring 2017.

Letter from the Director: Spring 2017

Hood Quarterly, spring 2017
John Stomberg, Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director

Hood Signs Letter of Support for Arts Funding

Northeast Small College Art Museum Association (NESCAMA) Statement on Funding for the Arts

We, the directors of the Northeast Small College Art Museum Association (NESCAMA), are deeply concerned about potential budget cuts that threaten funding so vital to us and to the good work that arts organizations do throughout the nation. We must continue to hold the line and to promote the arts energetically through the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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