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A Focus on Student Impact: Museum Collecting 101

Hood Quarterly, summer 2012

Since 2002, the Hood Museum of Art has offered Dartmouth students a non-curricular seminar titled Museum Collecting 101, which gives them the opportunity to learn about the museum’s acquisition policy and also the criteria a curator uses to evaluate works for purchase.The course culminates in the students’ selection of a photograph for the museum’s holdings.

Looking Back at Earth: Contemporary Environmental Photography in the Hood Museum of Art’s Collection

Hood Quarterly, summer 2012
Katherine Hart, Associate Director and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming, with Chanon (Kenji) Praepipatmongkol ’13

Letter from the Director: Summer 2012

Hood Quarterly, summer 2012
Michael Taylor, Director

Our 2011–2012 Senior Interns!

Hood Quarterly, spring 2012

The Hood staff is very excited about the diverse and accomplished group of individuals who have been contributing to the museum’s efforts this year. The internship program provides opportunities for Dartmouth seniors from all majors to engage with museum work in various professional capacities.

Community of Learners: Sybil Williamson Named President of National Docent Association

Spotlight on Teaching with Objects: Investigations into the Ancient Mediterranean

Hood Quarterly, spring 2012
Essi Rönkkö, Assistant Curator for Special Projects

Recent Acquisitions: A New Addition to the Hood’s Fluxus Collection

Recent Acquisitions: Man Ray, Mathematical Object, 1934–36

Recent Acquisitions: Frank Weston Benson, Wooster Farm, North Haven, Maine, 1924

Acquisitions in Focus: Marcel Duchamp's Box in a Valise

Hood Quarterly, spring 2012
Michael Taylor, Director


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