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Membership Matters: The Grand Tour

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2009

On November 8, 2008, the Hood Museum of Art hosted One Night in November: The Grand Tour, the museum’s first major fundraising event, to provide vital support to the Hood’s collections and public programs. Over one hundred members of the museum and special guests attended in full evening attire and enjoyed champagne and hors d’oeuvres, art adventures, and a lively auction, followed by dinner and dancing as well as a few surprises.

Recent Acquisitions: Eastern Sioux (Dakota), vest, about 1885

Recent Acquisitions: The Mark Lansburgh Collection of Native American Ledger Drawings

Wearing Wealth and Styling Identity: Tapis from Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2009
Alex Bortolot, Assistant Curator, Special Projects

Conservation Fund Established for Orozco’s Epic Mural Cycle

Recent Acquisitions in Photography: Hiroh Kikai, Andy Warhol, Walker Evans, Mario Cravo Neto

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2008
Emily Shubert, Assistant Curator, Special Projects

Coastline to Skyline: The Philip H. Greene Gift of California Watercolors, 1930–1960

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2008
Barbara J. MacAdam, Jonathan L. Cohen Curator of American Art

Recent Acquisitions: Twenty-One Photographs by Barbara Morgan

Hood Quarterly, spring 2008

In 1994, the Hood Museum of Art presented an exhibition of the photographs of Barbara Morgan (1900–1992) in conjunction with the residency of the Martha Graham Dance Company at Dartmouth. Morgan photographed Graham and her company from the mid-1930s until the mid-1940s and in the process became one of the most esteemed dance photographers of the twentieth century.

Recent Acquisitions: Ben Shahn, Farewell to New York—All That Is Beautiful, 1965

Recent Acquisitions: William Merritt Chase, Olive Trees, Florence, about 1911

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