During our closure, stay connected with us and #HoodMuseumFromHome! See how you can continue to explore and learn below.
Director's Letter: Creative Alchemy
Read a letter from Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director John Stomberg during this unsettled time.
Follow Us on Social Media
We will continue to post on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! You can also check out time lapse installation videos and recorded lectures on our Youtube playlist.
We challenge you to recreate the #HoodMuseumFromHome!
We look forward to developing virtual access and other digital resources this spring! Check our visit now or events & programs pages for updates as we work to bring you selected highlights from our spring calendar of programming and other means of engagement with our collection and exhibitions.
WATCH: On April 29, 2020, John R. Stomberg, the Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director of the Hood Museum of Art, hosted a virtual gallery talk titled "Mediated Authenticity: Art and Experience Now".
WATCH: On Thursday, April 16, 2020, Artist and Dartmouth Professor of Studio Art Colleen Randall and her husband, Jeff Friedman, poet and lecturer in English at Keene State College, spoke about their partnership and how their relationship and artistic dialogue inflects their work.
WATCH: On Wednesday, April 8, 2020, in conjunction with the exhibition Reconstitution, which is presently inaccessible to the public, Associate Curator of Global Contemporary Art Jessica Hong and Teaching Specialist Vivian Ladd facilitated a conversation about the power and impact of images.
Read Museum News and Stories
Catch up on what we're doing, from updates on the collection to alumni and student interviews!
Read About the Hood Museum in the Press
- "The Hood Can't Go Dark. And So It Hasn't." May 4, 2020, Artful
- "Hood Museum's virtual gallery talk explores limitations of the virtual artistic experience," May 4, 2020, The Dartmouth
- "Arts in the Time of COVID-19," April 17, 2020, Dartmouth News
- "Hood Museum experiments with virtual learning," April 13, 2020, The Dartmouth
Additionally, we have two books currently available for purchase on Amazon: In the Midst of Something Splendid: Recent Paintings by Colleen Randall and The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth. The new exhibition catalogue Form and Relation: Contemporary Native Ceramics will be available soon!
Get to Know the Collection
The Hood's collection encompasses important holdings of American, Native American, European, African, and Melanesian art, including a significant collection of indigenous Australian contemporary art and a major archive of photojournalism. Browse our collection portal.