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The Epic of American Civilization is an extensive mural cycle created by Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco between 1932 and 1934. One of Orozco’s finest creations and one of Dartmouth’s most treasured works, it was designated a national historic landmark in 2013.
Hood Quarterly, summer 2014
Hood Quarterly, summer 2014Juliette Bianco, Deputy Director
Hood Quarterly, spring 2014Juliette Bianco, Deputy Director, and Daniel Heyman, Artist-in-Residence
Hood Quarterly, spring 2014Katharine Hart, Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood Curator of Academic Programming
I could never turn away from my history . . . That’s the part of me that made me what I am now. That strength that I have is my pride in who I am. My heritage. —Allan Houser
Hood Quarterly, winter 2014
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Mailing Address:Hood Museum of ArtDartmouth College6 East Wheelock StreetHanover, New Hampshire 03755
Visit us at Hood Downtown located at 53 Main Street, Hanover, NH.
The Hood Downtown exhibition space features global and contemporary artists during the interval of construction.
Spring 2017 Hood Downtown Hours:Wednesday-Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Sunday: 1:00-5:00 p.m.Monday and Tuesday: Closed
PLEASE NOTE: Hood Downtown will be closed March 13 through March 23, 2017, for exhibition changeover.
Visit public art on campus, watch for upcoming exhibitions, schedule school tours, and look for campus and community events on our calendar.
The galleries are now closed, but our programming continues at the Hood Downtown exhibition space!
Ingo Gunther: World Processor(Hood Downtown | March 24-June 18, 2017)
Mining Big Data: Amy Balkin and Luis Delgado-Qualtrough(Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center | March 24-April 30, 2017)
Julie Blackmon: The Everyday Fantastic(Hood Downtown | June 9-August 27, 2017)
The Hood Museum of Art houses one of the oldest and largest college collections in the country, with more than 65,000 objects from the Americas, Europe, Africa, Papua New Guinea, Australia, and many more regions of the world.
José Clemente Orozco’s Epic of American Civilization (1932–1934)
Office Hours: Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Office Phone: (603) 646-2808
Hood Downtown Phone: (603) 646-2900
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