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Wilson A. Bentley, American, 1865 - 1931, Snowflake (detail), 1885-1931, vintage photomicrograph on printing-out paper with gold chloride toning from glass plate negative. Gift of Hugh J. Freund, Class of 1967; 2006.69.2.

Happy Holidays!

Please note: Hood Downtown is closed December 11 through January 4 for exhibition changeover.

The museum offices will be closed December 25 through January 1 for Dartmouth’s winter break. “Kader Attia: Reason’s Oxymorons” opens on January 5!

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Vera Palmer, a senior lecturer in Native American Studies, teaches “Perspectives in Native American Studies” in the Hood’s Bernstein Study-Storage Center in 2011.


Hood Receives a Grant to Diversify Art Museum Leadership

The Hood is among the first art museums in the country to receive a Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative joint grant from the Walton Family Foundation and the Ford Foundation. The award will support a team to focus on Native American art.

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Dartmouth students in Hood Downtown at the annual Mimosas at the Museum event for graduating seniors and their families. Photo by Rob Strong.

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Our supporters help this institution enrich lives through art. Our admission has always been free, and we are pleased to announce that membership is now free too, thanks to the new Friends of the Hood Museum of Art program!

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Film stills from Jennifer Steinkamp's Judy Crook 9, 2017, video installation. Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift of Georgina Tugwell Russo '77 and Thomas Adrian Russo '77; 2017.45​

On View

Jennifer Steinkamp's "Judy Crook 9"

Visit Steinkamp's video installation on the top floor of the Hopkins Center after dark. "Judy Crook 9" takes the viewer through four seasons in this one tree’s life—repeated endlessly to simultaneously evoke the cyclical nature of life and the ideal of infinite existence.

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On view September 15-December 10, 2017, "Resonant Spaces: Sound Art at Dartmouth"

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5:00 pm
Top of the Hop, Hopkins Center for the Arts
John Stomberg, Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director, Hood Museum of Art
4:45 pm
Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center
"Accident as Repair"
12:30 pm
Hood Downtown, 53 Main Street
“Psychoanalysis, Ethnography and (Post-)colonial Violence in the Work of Kader Attia”
6:30 pm
Hood Downtown, 53 Main Street
A visit to the exhibition in advance of the workshop is recommended.
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