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The Collections

Dartmouth College Welcomes Another Public Art Installation on Campus

May 22, 2014
Hood Museum of Art

Recent Acquisitions: Clement Meadmore, Perdido, 1978

Recent Acquisitions: Jennifer Bartlett, Fire Table I, 1989

Recent Acquisitions: Edward Burtynsky, Stepwell #2, Panna Meena, Amber Rajasthan, India, 2010

Hood Quarterly, spring 2014

The tension between visual punch and global industrial “documentation” is a signature of photographer Edward Burtynsky’s work, and the Hood’s recent acquisition is a stunning example of this. In this photograph, Burtynsky explores the interconnectedness between industrial progress, geological history, and social human history through images of the marks we leave upon the Earth as a result of all three.

Hood Expands Dartmouth’s Public Art Program with Installation of Clement Meadmore Sculpture

January 9, 2014

Recent Acquisitions: Richard Westall, Ophelia, 1793

Recent Acquisitions: José Clemente Orozco, The Elevated, 1928

Paul Sample: Dartmouth's Longest-Serving Artist-in-Residence

Hood Quarterly, winter 2014
Barbara J. Macadam, Jonathan L. Cohen Curator of American Art 

Public Art on Campus by Former Artists-in-Residence

Hood Museum of Art to Receive Federal Grant for the Digitization of the Museum’s Collection of Native American Art

Hood Quarterly, winter 2014

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) recently announced nearly $30,000,000 in grants to museums across the nation. The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, is receiving one of the 244 awards through the agency’s grant programs. It has been awarded $149,445 through the Museums for America initiative to digitize the museum’s collection of Native American art.


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