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Three Reasons To Visit “The Hood” In Winter

The Hood Museum of Art

The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

The Hood Museum of Art is a teaching museum located on the Dartmouth College campus in Hanover, New Hampshire.  This dynamic educational and cultural facility holds one of the oldest and largest college collections with more than 65,000 objects secured since 1772.  As part of their winter schedule there are three special exhibitions featured at “The Hood”:

Frank Stella : Irregular Polygons
Through March 13, 2011
Based on simple geometrics, each of 11 canvases comprise one of the most complex artistic statements of Mr. Stella’s career.

Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond
January 15 through March 13, 2011
This exhibition features contemporary Tibetan artists who are trying to make a name for themselves while keeping within Tibet’s rich artistic legacy.

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth: Highlights
Opens February 12
This exhibition will highlight Dartmouth’s collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities.  It will include items ranging from everyday artifacts to funerary sculptures.

The Museum and Shop Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday: 10 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Sunday: 12 noon – 5 P.M.
Wednesday evening to 9 P.M.

Best of all the Hood Museum is FREE AND OPEN TO ALL! There are free guided tours by appointment (by very knowledgeable Docents) for any group of five or more.

Spend a night at Breakfast on the Connecticut, eat a full country breakfast the next morning and then go into Hanover, NH and enjoy some time at “The Hood”.

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