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March 1, 2011

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2011

Each year, the Hood Museum of Art offers internships to Dartmouth students entering their senior year. Students from all majors and backgrounds are encouraged to apply, and we had a record number of applicants in fall 2010, making the selection process extremely competitive. The museum is delighted to have five Dartmouth seniors on staff this year: Courtney Chapel, Maria Fillas...

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March 1, 2010

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2010

The Hood is very pleased to introduce the accomplished group of nine individuals that have been contributing a fresh perspective to the museum’s activities this year. The internship program provides opportunities for Dartmouth seniors from all disciplines to engage with museum work in various professional capacities. Senior internships are offered in four main fields: Curatorial, Programming, Public Relations, and the Arts at Dartmouth....

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March 1, 2010

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2010

Each year the Hood staff (assisted by interns and Dartmouth faculty) offers an extracurricular program for Dartmouth students called Museum Collecting 101. The course affords students a behind-thescenes look at the core work of the museum: acquiring, exhibiting, and teaching with original works of art.

When the program was offered in winter 2009, it focused on...

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September 1, 2009

Hood Quarterly, autumn/winter 2009-10
Katherine Hart, Associate Director and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming

In 1989, the fledgling Hood Museum of Art opened a classroom in its storage area that houses three-dimensional art and artifacts as well as large paintings. Although it is a simple enough concept, this type of teaching space is actually quite rare in museums. The Bernstein Study-Storage...

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September 1, 2009

Hood Quarterly, autumn/winter 2009-10

The recipient of the 2009 Sheila Culbert Distinguished Employee Service Award is Katherine Hart, who serves as Associate Director and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming at the Hood Museum of Art.

Brian Kennedy, Director of the Hood Museum of Art, said Hart “has been dedicated to creating opportunities for faculty and students at Dartmouth College to engage with works of art.” She is...

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September 1, 2009
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Hood Quarterly, autumn/winter 2009-10

A Space for Dialogue is a unique aspect of the museum’s senior internship program, which includes positions in curatorial, interpretation and programming, and public relations work. Since 2001, the Hood Museum of Art has given the walls in its entrance lobby to its senior student interns for...

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March 1, 2009

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2009
Abigail Weir, Curatorial Assistant

The French painter and graphic artist Honoré Daumier (1808– 1879) was described by his contemporary, the influential poet Charles Baudelaire, as “one of the most important men, not only of caricature but in the whole of modern art.” Daumier’s formative years as an artist coincided with the first daily journals that incorporated illustration, and he made his name with political prints in such popular French publications as La...

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January 1, 2009

Hood Quarterly, winter 2009

The Hood Museum of Art’s internship program provides opportunities for Dartmouth seniors from all disciplines to engage with museum work in various professional capacities. The 2008–9 Hood Senior Interns include Sarah Crnkovich and Kathleen Rice working in interpretation and programming,...

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September 1, 2008

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2008

This summer marked the third year that the museum collaborated with Summer Enrichment at Dartmouth (SEAD). SEAD is a program that expands educational and cultural opportunities for promising high school students from underresourced urban and rural schools. It encourages academic preparedness and personal growth through intensive summer immersions at Dartmouth as well as year-round mentoring by Dartmouth students, faculty, and staff. Students enrolled in the program come to...

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June 1, 2008

Hood Quarterly, summer 2008
Katherine Hart, Associate Director and Barbara C. & Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming, and Kristin Garcia, Assistant Curator of Academic and Student Programming

At the end of each academic year, Hood staff members ask the current senior interns to tell us what project they enjoyed most at the museum. They invariably comment that curating their own exhibition for the ongoing series ...

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