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Featured Collection: Japanese Prints

The Hood’s collection of more than three hundred Japanese woodblock prints is a valuable teaching resource.

Featured Collection: Environmental Art

In keeping with Dartmouth’s longstanding leadership in teaching and research related to climate and the environment, the Hood Museum of Art has developed significant holdings of art that touches on these themes, particularly in the area of contemporary photography, with works by Subhankar Banerjee, Virginia Beahan,

John Stomberg to Direct the Hood Museum of Art

Dartmouth Now, November 04, 2015 
by Hannah Silverstein, MALS ’09

John Stomberg has been named the inaugural Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director of the Hood Museum of Art, Provost Carolyn Dever announced today. He will begin work on Jan. 4, 2016.

“John is a strategic thinker with deep experience who has a tremendous ability to build relationships that inspire innovative, student-centered programming—everything we could ask for in a leader of the Hood,” says Dever. “I’m delighted that he will be joining the Dartmouth community.”

Community of Learners: Autumn 2015

Recent Acquisitions: Attributed to William Hart, Tannery in the Catskills, about early 1850s

Recent Acquisitions: Kiki Smith, Hoarfrost with Rabbit, 2014

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2015

Kiki Smith, Hoarfrost with Rabbit [now titled Refuge], 2014, stainless steel

I trust my work. It’s a collaboration with the material, and when it’s viewed, it’s a collaboration with the world. What your work is resides in between those different spaces.
—Kiki Smith, 2005

Canaletto’s Vedute Prints: An Exhibition in Honor of Adolph Weil Jr.

Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2015
Katherine Hart, Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming

Letter from the Director: Autumn 2015

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2015
Juliette Bianco, Interim Director


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