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Museum News

Recent Acquisitions: Percy MacKaye Family Photographs

Recent Acquisitions: Joseph Blackburn, Jonathan Simpson, 1758

New Publications: Spring 2008

Hood Quarterly, spring 2008
Nils Nadeau, Publications and Web Manager

This spring, we at the Hood are delighted to announce three major museum publications. Together they comprise the latest of our book-length efforts to satisfy an ongoing strategic imperative: to accompany every Hood collection–related exhibition with a publication.

Letter from the Director: Spring 2008

Hood Quarterly, spring 2008
Brian Kennedy, Director

Portrait of the Earl of Dartmouth Unveiled

Hood Quarterly, winter 2008

The Hood’s celebrated portrait of William Legge, the second Earl of Dartmouth (1731–1801), after whom the college was named, was unveiled during a ceremony with the Hood Museum of Art Board of Overseers in October with special remarks by Dartmouth College President James Wright and Jonathan L. Cohen D’61, T’61, chairman of the board.

Community of Learners: The Art of Sustainability

Volunteer of the Year: Marjorie Cook

Allan Houser's Peaceful Serenity is Installed on Campus

Hood Quarterly, winter 2008

On October 7, 2007, President James Wright, the Native American Studies Program at Dartmouth College, and the Hood Museum of Art joined guests for the unveiling of an Allan Houser (1914–1994) sculpture, Peaceful Serenity (1992), in front of the Sherman House. This bronze-plated sculpture was recently acquired by the Hood Museum of Art through the generosity of Mary Alice Kean Raynolds and David R. W. Raynolds ’49.

Vital Support: More for Members!

Recent Acquisitions: Robert Scott Duncanson, The Stone Bridge, 1851


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