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History as Context of Artistic Practice: Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi in Conversation with Bahar Behbahani

An interview conducted in association with the Hood Downtown exhibition Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish, on view January 5, 2017, through March 12, 2017.

Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi: In 2013, you began the ongoing Persian Gardens series. What was the inspiration and motivation for it?

Archive of Photographer James Nachtwey ’70 Acquired by Hood Museum

by Dartmouth's Office of Communications

The more than 500,000 images document conditions in the world’s most dangerous places.

The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth has acquired the complete archive of award-winning photojournalist and war photographer James Nachtwey ’70, who has spent more than 35 years documenting conditions in some of the world’s most dangerous conflict zones.

Alumni Voices: James Nachtwey, Class of 1970

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2016

Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming Katherine Hart sent James Nachtwey a series of questions upon the completion of the museum’s acquisition of his life’s work. Here are his replies.

Dartmouth Acquires Complete Archive of Acclaimed Photojournalist James Nachtwey

Community of Learners: We Bid Farewell to Lesley Wellman

Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015)

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2016
John Stomberg, Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director

Alumni Voices: Interview with Pamela Joyner, Dartmouth Class of 1979

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2016
John Stomberg, Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director, and Pamela Joyner ’79

In Memoriam: Will Owen

Honoring Will Owen through an Installation of Contemporary Art

The winter 2016 exhibition Contemporary Abstraction includes six works from the Will Owen and Harvey Wagner Collection of Indigenous Australian Art. Harvey and Will gifted these works—and over 600 others—to the museum beginning in 2009. Will Owen died unexpectedly on December 2, 2015, and his friends at the Hood Museum of Art have dedicated this installation of contemporary abstract works to his memory.

Engineering Students Work with 3-D Renderings of Hood Objects

Community of Learners: Spring 2015

Hood Quarterly, spring 2015

Our Senior Interns
Olivia Field, Class of 2015, Public Relations, Katherine Conroy Intern

The 2014–15 senior interns for the Hood Museum of Art have embarked on a journey through the behind-the-scenes world of museums.

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