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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.

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

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

Community of Learners: Visual Literacy and the Benefits of Engaging with Original Works of Art

Staff Spotlight: Lesley Wellman

Museum Senior Interns, 2010–11

Antiquities at the Hood


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