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Staff News: Autumn 2008

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2008

Juliette Bianco, Assistant Director, will be presenting at the International Council of Museums’ (ICOM) University Museums and the Community Conference in Manchester, England, September 16–20, on “The Purpose-Driven University Museum.”

Recent Acquisitions in Photography: Hiroh Kikai, Andy Warhol, Walker Evans, Mario Cravo Neto

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2008
Emily Shubert, Assistant Curator, Special Projects

Letter from the Director: Autumn 2008

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2008
Brian Kennedy, Director

Black Womanhood Artists to Visit Campus This Summer

Hood Goes High-Tech with Free iPod Tours

Hood Quarterly, summer 2008

If you visited the Sean Scully exhibition over the winter, you may have encountered the Hood’s first iPod audio tour, which featured the artist’s personal comments on the paintings in the show.

Black Womanhood Symposium

Hood Publications Continue to Garner Praise

Hood Quarterly, summer 2008

In addition to the starred, boxed review of the current catalogue Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body in Publisher’s Weekly, springtime brought news that the Hood’s American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art was one of five finalists in the Bookbuilders of Boston 2008 New England Book Show category of “Professional, Illustrated” publications.

Letter from the Director: Summer 2008

Hood Quarterly, summer 2008
Brian Kennedy, Director

Community of Learners: People's Picks

Hood Quarterly, spring 2008

This past fall the museum inaugurated a series of major permanent collection exhibitions with American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art. It was exciting to have so much of our outstanding American collection on view—six galleries full of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and works on paper.

Friendship Fund Award

Hood Quarterly, spring 2008

Many years ago the Friendship Fund was established to enable the museum to recognize a teacher for her or his exemplary use of the Hood as an educational and cultural resource within the school curriculum. This spring we honor Deb Nelson of Lebanon High School in Lebanon, N.H., for her longstanding and innovative use of the museum’s collections and exhibitions in her courses.

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