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Community of Learners: Expanding the Museum’s Teaching Role

Community of Learners: A Heartfelt Thank You to the Museum’s Docents

In Memoriam: Vicky Ransmeier

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2010

It is with great sadness that we note the death of Vicky Ransmeier, docent and friend of the museum, on October 21, 2009. Vicky was deeply committed to the museum and its educational mission. She radiated enthusiasm as she shared her love and knowledge of art with visitors to the Hood during her six years as a docent.

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Recent Acquisitions: Frans Hals, Portrait of a Man, 1640s

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2010

Frans Hals, an early-seventeenth-century Dutch painter, specialized in portraiture; his great success in Haarlem brought him many commissions. He was renowned for his portrayals of prominent civic groups and wealthy individuals.

Recent Acquisitions: Thomas Eakins, Ecorché: Relief of a Horse (Josephine), 1882/1979

Recent Acquisitions: Allan Houser, Taza, 1991

Recent Acquisitions: Photographs of Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson

Membership Matters: Members’ Museum Trip

A Community of Learners: World Literature and Visual Literacy

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