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June 1, 2014

Hood Quarterly, summer 2014
Lesley Wellman, Hood Foundation Curator of Education

Learning to Look at the Hood

The Hood’s Learning to Look method, developed to help teachers lead explorations of works of art with their students as an integrated part of the school curriculum, is now the cornerstone of much of the museum’s teaching practice not just with...

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June 1, 2014

Hood Quarterly, summer 2014

The Hood has a longstanding commitment to serving regional school and community audiences as well as Dartmouth students, faculty, alumni, and staff. Each year more than five thousand regional...

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March 1, 2014

Hood Quarterly, spring 2014
Katherine Hart, Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood Curator of Academic Programming

The Hood is an amazing resource that moves students from the traditional classroom into a new, open, and challenging space for creative thinking. It stands out as a “place” that defines the best of Dartmouth’s approach to liberal education, reaching from the sciences to the arts.
—Ross Virginia, Myers Family Professor of Environmental...

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January 1, 2014

Hood Quarterly, winter 2014

For more than twenty-eight years, the Hood Museum of Art has offered internships to Dartmouth students entering their senior year. Students from all majors and backgrounds are encouraged to apply for positions that focus on curatorial, programming, and public relations work within the museum. This year we are delighted to have participating in the program six interns who bring a wide range of perspectives and knowledge to...

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September 1, 2013

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2013
Sarah Powers, Curator for Special Projects

I n 1907, Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque met through a mutual friend, the avant-garde poet Guillaume Apollinaire. The two artists would become creative and intellectual partners in the creation of a radical art movement known as cubism. From their meeting until the advent of World War I in 1914, Picasso and Braque worked in tandem to develop a new pictorial language that challenged and defied the traditional Renaissance notion that...

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September 1, 2013
Amelia Kahn, coordinator of academic programming at the Hood Museum of Art

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2013

As a teaching museum, the Hood is dedicated to both creating learning opportunities for students and assisting the teaching and research efforts of faculty. “We think about how objects are a locus for questions and research,” says Amelia Kahl, coordinator of academic programming at the Hood. “An object can lead you into many different areas of study and areas of human production and life. You can think about where something was made, how it was made....

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June 1, 2013

Hood Quarterly, summer 2013
Amelia Kahl ’01, Coordinator of Academic Programming

For over ten years, students have been curating exhibitions at the Hood Museum of Art through the program titled A Space for Dialogue: Fresh Perspectives on the Permanent Collection from Dartmouth’s Students. These small, focused installations greet visitors as they enter the museum and immediately demonstrate the Hood’s deep commitment to...

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June 1, 2013

Hood Quarterly, summer 2013
Juliette Bianco, Assistant Director

The Hood Museum of Art hosted a major conference for collegeand university-based museum professionals, April 11–13, in the Hanover Inn’s new Minary Conference Center. Despite coinciding with the winter’s final snowfall, the conference attracted two hundred colleagues from twenty-nine states and four countries to explore new models for facilitating collaborative discourse with original works of art and material culture, and to assess the...

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June 1, 2013

Hood Quarterly, summer 2013
Jessica Womack ’14

During the winter term of 2012, I worked at the Hood Museum of Art as the Class of 1959 Intern. My main project was to assist with the planning for The Expanding Grid, an exhibition that explored the legacy of cubism and grid-based abstraction in contemporary art. I worked directly with Director Michael Taylor to choose pieces and write labels for the show, which was on view from April to August 2012...

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March 1, 2013

Hood Quarterly, spring 2013
Michael Taylor, Director

This spring, twenty-four studio art majors from the Class of 2013 worked with me on a special exhibition examining the use and significance of words and language in contemporary art. Building on the success of last year’s student-centered exhibition The Expanding Grid, this project offered these seniors a unique opportunity to learn more about...

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