Arts

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Reopens August 4 with Robust Slate of Fall Exhibitions
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 Courtney M. Leonard, BREACH: Logbook 20 |NEBULOUS (detail), 2019–20, site-specific installation consisting of ceramic, glaze, paint, sinew, and two-channel video projection. Commissioned by the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Virginia and Preston T. Kelsey 1958 Fund, the William S. Rubin Fund, the Alvin and Mary Bert Gutman 1940 Acquisition Fund, the Kira Fournier and Benjamin Schore Contemporary Sculpture Fund, and the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund; 2019.114.

© Courtney M. Leonard. Photo by Brian Wagner. 

      HANOVER — The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, is delighted to welcome all visitors back to our galleries starting Wednesday, August 4, with the following open hours: Wednesdays, 11:00 am–5:00 pm; Thursdays and Fridays, 11:00 am–8:00 pm; and Saturdays, 1:00–5:00 pm. The galleries are closed to public visitation on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. We will offer a celebratory reintroduction to the museum on Saturday, September 18, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, featuring light refreshment and live music, and the fall will also bring an inspiring range of lectures, gallery talks, workshops, and other in-person and virtual programming.John Stomberg, the Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director of the Hood Museum, shares that, “The return of the Hood marks a significant milestone in Dartmouth’s reopening process. Everyone at the Museum is eager to welcome visitors back into our galleries. We have missed direct engagements with our community and have

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Soga Shohaku, Mt. Fuji with Sunrise and Pine Tree, about 1750, hanging scroll; ink and color on paper. Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jane and Raphael Bernstein; 2011.64.12.

Photo by John Taylor.

been making changes to the exhibitions on view, and plans for new programs, that we think everyone will enjoy.”

      The fall exhibitions are installed and ready for viewing, with more exciting changes on the way as we move through the academic year.

League of NH Craftsmen Head Back to Mount Sunapee Resort for 88th Annual Craftsmen’s Fair August 7-15

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      NEWBURY – Shop at nearly 200 booths of juried craft from League members and invited guest artists in a wide range of media areas.  Take in a demonstration to learn how this amazing work is created.  Enjoy inspiring exhibitions and engage with juried League members and invited artists.  Make a day of your visit and stay for a delicious lunch with one of our specialty food vendors or enjoy one of the Mount Sunapee Resort’s new food or beverage options in the Upper or Lower Lodges.  You will see increased distance between craft booths and more artists in individual tents, to allow more space for everyone.  Looking for a quieter time to join us – try mid-week! Come and soak in the inspiring work of our League members and invited artists at the base of beautiful Mount Sunapee.  Open 10 AM – 5 PM rain or shine.

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AUGUST 2021