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Hanover, NH 03755
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American Works on Paper to 1950

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Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art

September 22 through December 9, 2007

Discover more than fifty American drawings, watercolors, prints, and photographs from the Hood's collections in an in this companion exhibition to American Art at Dartmouth. American Works on Paper showcases the museum's rich holdings of drawings, watercolors, prints, and photographs by such diverse artists as John James Audubon, Southworth and Hawes,William Trost Richards, James McNeill Whistler, Mary Cassatt, Lewis Hine, Childe Hassam, Stuart Davis, Edward Hopper, James Van Der Zee, Dorothea Lange, Grant Wood, and Jackson Pollock. Together, these exhibitions offer the largest survey of Dartmouth's American holdings to date while considering how and why these objects found their way to Hanover and how the American collections have developed further since the opening of the Hood in 1985.

This exhibition and its related publication were organized by the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, and are generously funded by the Bernard R. Siskind 1955 Fund, the Hansen Family Fund, the Leon C. 1927, Charles L. 1955, and Andrew J. 1984 Greenebaum Fund, and a generous gift from Jonathan L. Cohen, Class of 1960, Tuck 1961.

Click here to view QuickTime gallery panoramas of the exhibition
Press release

People's Picks

The Hood invites you to come to the museum and vote for your favorite work in the exhibition and share your own thoughts about why you like it. The work you choose might become part of the upcoming People's Picks tour series that will be inspired by visitor's choices. All ages are welcome to vote! Check the People's Picks Web page for comments by some of our visitors.

Related Events

For other American art events, see the American Art at Dartmouth exhibition page.

20 October, Saturday, 2:00 p.m.
Introductory Tour of American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art

14 November, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.
Museum galleries
People’s Picks Tour
Barbara MacAdam, Jonathan L. Cohen Curator of American Art, will lead a tour of American Art at Dartmouth featuring works chosen by our visitors.

20 November, Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.
Museum galleries
People’s Picks Tour
Katherine Hart, Associate Director and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming, will lead a tour of American Art at Dartmouth featuring works chosen by our visitors.

29 November, Thursday, 12:30 p.m.
Museum galleries
People’s Picks Tour
Lesley Wellman, Curator of Education, will lead a tour of American Art at Dartmouth featuring works chosen by our visitors.

1 December, Saturday, 2:00 p.m.
Museum galleries
People’s Picks Tour
Amy Driscoll, Assistant Curator of Education, will lead a tour of American Art at Dartmouth featuring works chosen by our visitors.

 

Last Updated: 11/13/07