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Past Exhibitions

Reservation X

The Power of Place

October 06, 2001, through December 16, 2001

Reservation X investigates the complex relationship between community and identity through seven large-scale art installations that make innovative use of photography, film, audio recordings, CD-ROM, sculpture, and painting. The featured artists are Mary Longman (Saulteaux), Nora Naranjo-Morse (Tewa), Marianne Nicolson (Kwakwaka'wakw), Shelley Niro (Mohawk), Jolene Rickard (Tuscarora), Mateo Romero (Tewa), and C. Maxx Stevens (Seminole). Through their individual creations, these artists generate a collective commentary on the power of place and the realities of everyday life for religious and racial minorities. Although their ideas of and experiences with community reflect very different perspectives, all of these artists recognize their affinities with a Native American identity and rely upon the power of art to express them.

Untitled (Elihu Vedder and Fumio Yoshimura)

October 11, 2001, through December 08, 2001

Lions & Eagles & Bulls

Early Amerian Tavern & Inn Signs from The Connecticut Historical Society

June 30, 2001, through September 16, 2001

Proud lions, patriotic eagles, and solemn bulls once graced the roadsides of America. Painted onto wooden signboards and hung high above the heads of passers-by, tavern and inn signs dating from the 1750s through the 1890s reflect the artistic, social, and travel practices of their times. The signs in this exhibition belong to The Connecticut Historical Society, which preserves the nations' largest collection of tavern and inn signs.

Antiquity in Rome from the Renaissance to the Age of Enlightenment

Selections from Dartmouth's Collections

July 07, 2001, through September 09, 2001

Intimate Encounters

Love and Domesticity in Eighteenth-Century France

October 04, 1997, through January 04, 1998

Looking for America

Prints of Rural Life from the 1930's and 1940's

December 03, 1994, through March 05, 1995


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