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Museum Announcements

Hood Museum of Art to Receive Federal Grant for the Digitization of the Museum’s Collection of Native American Art

Hood Quarterly, winter 2014

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) recently announced nearly $30,000,000 in grants to museums across the nation. The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, is receiving one of the 244 awards through the agency’s grant programs. It has been awarded $149,445 through the Museums for America initiative to digitize the museum’s collection of Native American art.

Museum News: More Recognition for our Publications

Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi Appointed Curator of African Art

Bart Thurber Joins the Staff of the Princeton University Art Museum

The Year of the Arts at Dartmouth

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2012
Essi Rönkkö, Year of the Arts Coordinator 

The Hood Museum of Art is excited to be part of Dartmouth’s Year of the Arts during the 2012–13 academic year. This campus-wide initiative of special artistic programs will highlight the vibrant arts culture at Dartmouth and underscore its position as one of the nation’s leading academic arts communities, where the undergraduate experience is defined by an interdisciplinary approach to art that engages students in a variety of ways and settings.

Lesley Wellman Named 2012 National Museum Art Educator of the Year

Hood Quarterly, summer 2012

Lesley Wellman, Hood Foundation Curator of Education at the Hood Museum of Art, was selected by the National Art Education Association (NAEA) as the 2012 National Museum Art Educator of the Year. This award recognizes the exemplary contributions, service, and achievements of one outstanding NAEA member annually at the national level within their division. The award was presented in March at the NAEA national convention in New York.

Dartmouth Selects Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects to Design Hood Museum of Art’s Major Expansion and Renovation

Advancing Dartmouth’s Ongoing Commitment to Visual and Performing Arts on Campus, Hood Expansion Enhances New Arts District with New Visual Arts Center and Hopkins Center

April 19, 2012
Dartmouth College Office of Public Affairs

Staff News: Nicole Gilbert and Juile Ann Otis

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2011

The Hood is pleased to announce that two new full-time staff members joined our team in late 2010.

Brian Kennedy, Director, 2005–2010

Hood Quarterly, autumn/winter 2010-11
25th Anniversary Issue
From the letter of Carol Folt, Provost, to the Dartmouth community

Service Awards: Katherine Hart Receives the Sheila Culbert Distinguished Employee Service Award

Hood Quarterly, autumn/winter 2009-10

The recipient of the 2009 Sheila Culbert Distinguished Employee Service Award is Katherine Hart, who serves as Associate Director and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming at the Hood Museum of Art.


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