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Symposium | Resonant Spaces

Schedule of Symposium Events

Friday, September 22, 3:30-5:30 pm
SPECIAL EVENT: ARTISTS' WALKING TOUR
Join the artists commissioned to create site-specific works for this exhibition and explore each installation across campus. The tour will begin at Hood Downtown; see order of works below. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

Mining Big Data

Hood Quarterly, spring 2017
Juliette Bianco, Deputy Director
​Katherine Hart, Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming

Ingo Günther: World Processor
Hood Downtown | March 24–May 28, 2017

Amy Balkin and Luis Delgado-Qualtrough
Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center for the Arts | March 24–April 30, 2017

Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish

Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, Curator of African Art
Hood Quarterly, winter 2017

Opening Events for "Let the Garden Eram Flourish"

Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish

January 5-March 12, 2017

All events will take place at Hood Downtown, located at 53 Main Street, Hanover, NH.

12 January,Thursday, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Dartmouth Night at Hood Downtown: Student Reception
Explore the new exhibition Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish, meet Iranian-born artist Bahar Behbahani, and recieve a free art poster. Light refreshments provided. Wine for 21+ with state I.D. Free and open to all Dartmouth students.

History as Context of Artistic Practice: Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi in Conversation with Bahar Behbahani

An interview conducted in association with the Hood Downtown exhibition Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish, on view January 5, 2017, through March 12, 2017.

Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi: In 2013, you began the ongoing Persian Gardens series. What was the inspiration and motivation for it?

Hood Downtown Grand Opening Events

Hood Downtown is located at 53 Main Street, Hanover, New Hampshire

Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of Hood Downtown and its inaugural exhibition, Laetitia Soulier: The Fractal Architectures.

During the interval of our construction and reinstallation, Hood Downtown will present an ambitious series of exhibitions featuring contemporary artists from around the world. Like the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Downtown is free and open to the public.

Laetitia Soulier: The Fractal Architectures

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2016
John Stomberg, Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director

The Life and Legacy of Ota Benga

A Special Installation and Panel Discussion

Ota Benga (about 1883–1916) was a grossly mistreated and mostly neglected figure in the history of our country. He was taken prisoner in the Congo and transferred to the United States for display in the 1904 World’s Fair and then sent to live in the Bronx Zoo with the apes; he eventually committed suicide in 1916.

Inventory: New Works and Conversations around African Art

An Exhibition of Contemporary African Art from the Hood's Permanent Collection

Hood Quarterly, winter 2016
Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi, Curator of African Art

Eric Aho: Ice Cuts

Hood Quarterly, winter 2016
Katherine Hart, Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming

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