HOOD MUSEUM OF ART TO PRESENT 'AMERICAN ART AT DARTMOUTH' JUNE 9
HOOD MUSEUM OF ART TO PRESENT âAMERICAN ART AT DARTMOUTHâ JUNE 9
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HANOVER, N.H. â The Hood Museum of Art will present âAmerican Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art,â June 9âDecember 9.
American art has long been a mainstay of Dartmouth Collegeâs collections, beginning with a gift in 1773 of a Boston-made silver bowl given by Royal Governor John Wentworth to Dartmouthâs founder, Eleazar Wheelock, in honor of its first commencement.
The largest selection of the American collections ever presented at the Hood, this exhibition showcases more than 100 paintings, sculptures, silver and other decorative arts to 1950.
Artists represented include Paul Revere, John Singleton Copley, Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Doughty, Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, Frederic Remington, Willard Metcalf, Maria Oakey Dewing, John Sloan, Augusta Savage, Paul Sample, Maxfield Parrish and Georgia OâKeeffe. An illustrated catalog accompanies the exhibition.
The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College is on Wheelock Street View www.hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu or call 603-646-2808.