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The Hood Museum of Art.

Hood Museum of Art

Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire

The Hood Museum of Art is dedicated to teaching and promoting visual literacy for all of its visitors. This dynamic educational and cultural facility houses one of the oldest and largest college collections in the country, with more than 65,000 objects acquired since 1772. Among its most important works are six Assyrian stone reliefs that date from around 900 BCE. The collection also presents art from other ancient cultures, the Americas, Europe, Africa, Papua New Guinea, and many more regions of the world. The Hood seeks to inspire and educate through direct engagement with works of art and offers access to the rich diversity of its collections through ongoing highlights displays, special exhibitions, an online collections database, and a wide array of programs and events.

Website:
http://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/
Exhibitions:
  • The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States: New Hampshire. Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 8, 2012 — September 2, 2012.