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July 13, 2016
Dartmouth students in the Hood's conference room participating in the 2016 spring session of Museum Collecting 101. Photo by Alison Palizzolo.

by Eva Munday '16, Hood Programming Class of 1954 Intern

Dartmouth students take with them various memories of their college years, whether volunteering at a local organization, a performance at the Hopkins Center, service as a class officer, or participation in a particularly important campus discussion. For the past fifteen years, the Hood Museum of Art has been providing another a memorable experience for students, and also an opportunity to leave their mark on campus. In a special non-curricular course, a group of Dartmouth students get to choose a work of art for the Hood's...

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November 2, 2015
Julissa Llosa ’10, Homma Family Curatorial Intern, gives a gallery talk on her A Space for Dialogue installation, Riot: Feminist Protest Art. Photo by Alison Palizzolo.

Since 2001, the Hood Museum of Art has mounted an ongoing series of student-curated mini-exhibitions drawn from the museum’s collections. A Space for Dialogue is a unique aspect of the museum’s senior internship program. Mentored by museum staff, the interns perform independent research, select objects to exhibit, develop their own interpretive strategies, and express their ideas in their own voices. They write descriptive labels, work with Hood staff to design the...

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June 1, 2015
Members of the Engineering 2 class in the Bernstein Study-Storage Center

Hood Quarterly, summer 2015

Sometimes, a moment of experiential learning represents such a profound confluence of art, technology, and critical inquiry that it deserves a retelling outside of the classroom (or, in this case, the Hood’s Bernstein Study-Storage Center), and this was exactly what happened for a winter-term engineering class called “Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building...

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April 17, 2015
Our Senior Interns - Community of Learners

Hood Quarterly, spring 2015

Our Senior Interns
Olivia Field, Class of 2015, Public Relations, Katherine Conroy Intern

The 2014–15 senior interns for the Hood Museum of Art have embarked on a journey through the behind-the-scenes world of museums.

Our curatorial interns, Elissa Watters,...

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April 17, 2015
Dartmouth’s introductory French II class works in the exhibition About Face

Hood Quarterly, spring 2015

Organized in collaboration with nine Dartmouth students, About Face: Self-Portraiture in Contemporary Art explores the extraordinary range and global diversity of self-portraiture in contemporary art. Building on the success of recent student-driven Hood exhibitions, such as The Expanding Grid and...

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September 1, 2014
selma march

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2014
Amelia Kahl, Coordinator of Academic Programming

I was drawn to that specific image because the Hood’s collection includes many civil rights-era pieces, but few of them actually illustrate what civil rights activism looked like. Karales’s photo, with other Karales photos in the series, provides a context for the rest of the Hood’s civil rights collection. Since our group had the opportunity to visit the galleries from which we were evaluating photographs, I’m happy to say...

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September 1, 2014

Reaching People with Alzheimer's and Dementia through Art

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2014

Today a growing number of museums across the country are offering special tours and programs for people who have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The Hood took this important step in 2006, inspired by two pioneering institutions—the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Museum of Modern Art. Both museums’ programs revealed that engagement with the visual arts has a positive effect on people with...

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March 1, 2014

Hood Quarterly, spring 2014
Katherine Hart, Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood Curator of Academic Programming

The Hood is an amazing resource that moves students from the traditional classroom into a new, open, and challenging space for creative thinking. It stands out as a “place” that defines the best of Dartmouth’s approach to liberal education, reaching from the sciences to the arts.
—Ross Virginia, Myers Family Professor of Environmental...

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January 1, 2014

Hood Quarterly, winter 2014

For more than twenty-eight years, the Hood Museum of Art has offered internships to Dartmouth students entering their senior year. Students from all majors and backgrounds are encouraged to apply for positions that focus on curatorial, programming, and public relations work within the museum. This year we are delighted to have participating in the program six interns who bring a wide range of perspectives and knowledge to...

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August 20, 2013
Fan Tchunpi, Pine Branches

September 7 through December 8, 2013

Hood Museum of Art Presents the Art of Fan Tchunpi

Fan Tchunpi (1898–1986) was one of the most important and prolific Chinese artists of the modern era, and the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College is delighted to present the first solo exhibition of her work since her 1984 retrospective at the Musée Cernuschi (Asian Art Museum) in Paris. Between Tradition and Modernity: The Art of Fan Tchunpi examines Fan Tchunpi’s search for an artistic language that would...

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