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Education

Friendship Fund Award

Hood Quarterly, spring 2008

Many years ago the Friendship Fund was established to enable the museum to recognize a teacher for her or his exemplary use of the Hood as an educational and cultural resource within the school curriculum. This spring we honor Deb Nelson of Lebanon High School in Lebanon, N.H., for her longstanding and innovative use of the museum’s collections and exhibitions in her courses.

A Space for Dialogue: Fresh Perspectives on the Permanent Collection from Dartmouth’s Students

Community of Learners: The Art of Sustainability

Volunteer of the Year: Marjorie Cook

Community of Learners: The Art of Clinical Observation

Merce Cunningham at Dartmouth

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2007
Kristin Monahan Garcia, Curatorial Assistant for Academic and Student Programming

No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity

Community of Learners: Learning to “Read” Art

Hood Docent Receives High Honor

Hood Quarterly, summer 2007

Sybil Williamson has been recognized for her outstanding service on the board of the National Docent Symposium (NDS) Council. The NDS promotes education and training for volunteer and paid gallery teachers, including a national conference held every two years that is attended by hundreds of docents from all types of museums. Hood docents gave presentations at NDS symposia in 1999 and 2005.

Lesley Wellman Elected Director of the Museum Division of the National Art Education Association

Hood Quarterly, summer 2007

Lesley Wellman, Curator of Education, has been named the next Director of the Museum Division of the National Art Education Association (NAEA), a nonprofit organization that represents and serves thousands of art educators, mostly in the United States but also from Canada, Mexico, and elsewhere. This is an extremely prestigious position in the realm of art education.

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