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January 1, 2008

Hood Quarterly, winter 2008

For several months, before and after the transition of the Friends of Hopkins Center and Hood Museum of Art to the new membership program, Friends volunteers and museum staff met weekly to discuss how best to transition Friends members into Hood members. It was an invigorating experience for all of us, as we viewed publications and discussed benefits, explored research on reciprocal agreements, and brainstormed around participation levels, giving...

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September 1, 2007

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2007

The new Hood Museum of Art Membership Program began on July 1, 2007. In the tradition of the Friends of Hopkins Center and Hood Museum of Art, the program primarily raises funds for arts education at the Hood. Membership support has long assisted the Hood in maintaining its commitment to families and school children in the Upper Valley.Through sponsored programs such as ArtVentures, Family Days, and Teen Workshops, children have opportunities to...

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June 1, 2007

Hood Quarterly, summer 2007

The Friends of Hopkins Center and Hood Museum of Art has long been a vital and important supporter of the arts in the community. Museums and arts organizations everywhere depend on the efforts of interested individuals and dedicated volunteers to help sustain the programs that connect the performing and visual arts to a broader audience. The Friends have shown remarkable leadership in that regard. Through sponsored events such as the annual auction and the Big Apple Circus picnic,...

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June 1, 2007

Hood Quarterly, summer 2007

In February, members of the Friends of Hopkins Center and Hood Museum of Art gathered at the museum for an intriguing and eventful fundraiser aptly titled Arctic Adventure. Attendees journeyed through the Hood’s permanent collections and special exhibition Thin Ice on a treasure hunt.

At the extremely successful auction, it was announced that part of the funds raised would go toward the purchase of a print by...

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September 1, 2003

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2003

This museum’s collections are deep and vast. They are also growing in quality, thanks in no small part to the inspired support of one special group of committed friends of the museum—the Lathrop Fellows. James Cuno formed this patron group in 1989 when he was director of the Hood, naming it after the beloved Dartmouth art historian and museum director Churchill “Jerry” Lathrop. Cuno worked with these individuals to commission a monumental bronze sculpture by Joel Shapiro that now...

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