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Anonymous $10 Million Gift Will Transform Teaching at the Hood Museum of Art

Major Gift Will Fund New Center for Object-Based Inquiry

Hood Quarterly, winter 2015

Letter from the Director: Winter 2015

Hood Quarterly, winter 2015
Michael Taylor, Director

Membership Matters: Highlights from the Fall 2014 Lathrop Fellows Trip

Hood Quarterly, winter 2015

Did you know that one of the benefits of upper-level Hood membership and support is a one-of-a-kind, art-focused, annual travel opportunity?

Letter from the Director: Autumn 2014

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2014
Michael Taylor, Director

Website Enhances Public Engagement With Orozco Mural

Dartmouth Now, July 10, 2014

One of the most renowned art treasures at Dartmouth College is the ambitious mural The Epic of American Civilization, painted by Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco between 1932 and 1934 in the reserve corridor of Baker-Berry Library, now the Orozco Room. The fresco is considered one of the finest examples of mural painting in this country by one of the greatest twentieth-century practitioners of public art.

Letter from the Director: Summer 2014

Hood Quarterly, summer 2014
Michael Taylor, Director

Dartmouth Announces $10 Million Gift for Museum Learning Center

June 11, 2014
Dartmouth College Office of Communications

An anonymous donor has committed $10 million to Dartmouth’s Hood Museum of Art to create a Museum Learning Center—the centerpiece of a major expansion and renovation of the Hood, slated to begin in spring 2016.

Art Made and Chosen by Students Adorns Parkhurst Walls

Dartmouth Now, June 6, 2014
by Kelly Sundberg Seaman

Works by a dozen Dartmouth student artists grace the walls of President Phil Hanlon ’77’s office in Parkhurst Hall. The display was selected and designed in consultation with him by six student curators, participants in the Hood Museum of Art’s intern program.

Last fall, President Hanlon extended an invitation to the Hood interns to take what they were learning at the museum and curate an exhibit of student art for his office.

Recent Acquisitions: Vincent Price Ledger Artist (C?), untitled (Drawing #138), about 1875–78

Hood Quarterly, summer 2004

Community of Learners: Adult Workshops


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