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New Acquisition: Stacy Steers, Night Hunter House, 2011

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2012
Juliette Bianco, Assistant Director

Teaching with a Collection

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2012
Nicole Gilbert [Williams], Exhibitions Coordinator

Crossing Cultures: The Owen and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Art at the Hood Museum of Art

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2012
Stephen Gilchrist, Curator of Indigenous Australian Art

The Hood Expands: Creating an Ideal Learning Environment

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2012
Michael Taylor, Director

Interview with Hood Museum of Art Renovation and Expansion Architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2012
Interview conducted by Michael Taylor, Director, on June 11, 2012

Michael Taylor (MT): Tod and Billie, what attracted you to this commission?

Tod Williams (TW): You! (laughs) We heard wonderful things about you from Philadelphia and that something new was going to happen up at Dartmouth. We both went to Ivy League schools and are incredibly interested in art, so we had been to the Hood and seen its treasures and its amazing location.

Letter from the Director: Autumn 2012

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2012
Michael Taylor, Director

Meet Hood Member vEness Y Acham, Member since 2008

Hood Quarterly, summer 2012

Why did you join the Hood Museum of Art?

Annual Ames Student-Award Program Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary

Lesley Wellman Named 2012 National Museum Art Educator of the Year

Hood Quarterly, summer 2012

Lesley Wellman, Hood Foundation Curator of Education at the Hood Museum of Art, was selected by the National Art Education Association (NAEA) as the 2012 National Museum Art Educator of the Year. This award recognizes the exemplary contributions, service, and achievements of one outstanding NAEA member annually at the national level within their division. The award was presented in March at the NAEA national convention in New York.

Recent Acquisitions: Angelica Kauffman, Telemachus at the Court of Sparta, about 1773

Hood Quarterly, summer 2012

Angelica Kauffman (1741–1807) was a prolific and successful portrait and history painter who worked primarily in London and Rome in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. She attracted impressive international commissions from prominent patrons throughout eastern and western Europe. A founding member of England’s Royal Academy, she was accepted into the academies in Florence, Bologna, and Rome as well.

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