LEFT Museum Educator Jamie Rosenfeld chose to recreate The Pretty Pastry Chef (unknown English artist, 19th century).
LEFT Sierra Teller Ornelas, Forbidden Love [two weaving set], January-July 2009, wool and vegetable dye. Purchased through the Alvin and Mary Bert Gutman '40 Acquisition Fund; 2009.54
LEFT Alex Katz, Supper, 1974, acrylic on canvas. Gift of Joachim Jean Aberbach; P.975.70
LEFT Visitor Services Manager Andrew Turner recreated Eastman Johnson's Back from the Orchard (1876).
LEFT Attributed to the Berlin Painter, Black-figure Panathenaic Prize Amphora depicting Athena between Columns (side a), 480-470 BCE, terracotta. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Winfield Smith, Class of 1918; C.959.53
LEFT Jan Davidsz. De Heem, Still Life with Grapes, about 1660, oil on canvas. Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W‘18 Fund and the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund; 2006.11
LEFT George Cochran Lambdin, In the Beech Wood (In the Woods), 1862-1864, oil on canvas. Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund and the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund; P.988.4
LEFT Henry Fonseca, Coyote Woman in the City, 1979, acrylic, glitter, sequins and foil on canvas. Gift of the Class of 1962; P.989.10
LEFT Alma Woodsey Thomas, Wind Dancing with Spring Flowers, 1969, acrylic on canvas. Purchased through a gift from Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, by exchange; 2016.5
LEFT Shiko Munakata, Mitsuke (28th Station), from Tokaido Munakata Hanga (Munakata's Tokaido Road series), 1963-1964, color woodblock print on paper. Museum purchase; PR.965.65.1
We challenge you to recreate the #HoodMuseumFromHome!
Search through our collection online and pick your favorite object or draw inspiration from one of the works included in the slideshow above, then get creative. You can use found objects, draw, sculpt, paint, pose in costume, whatever!
The Hood Museum of Art features works from all over the world, all different time periods, and many unique cultures. We ask that you be mindful and appropriate when recreating these works. We want this project to be respectful and enjoyable for everyone!
To submit your "recreations":
Please post your submission on your social media account(s);
Tag @HoodMuseum and use #HoodMuseumFromHome in your caption; and
We'll share our favorite submissions on our website and social media accounts each week and provide more inspiration along the way. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to see what others are doing!