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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.

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


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