Winter Events, Jan 8 – Mar 21, 2020, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover
Events at the Hood Museum of Art for this coming winter term
January 8th – March 21st, 2020
8 January, Wednesday, 12:30–1:30 pm
CONVERSATIONS AND CONNECTIONS: “Shifting the Lens: CIPX Dartmouth”
Photographers Will Wilson and Kali Spitzer will discuss their work with tintype photography
and the Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange (CIPX) project during their residency at the museum to photograph community members for the winter exhibition.
10 January, Friday, 7:30 pm
Moore Theater, Hopkins Center
HOPKINS CENTER PERFORMANCE: “And So We Walked”
Award-winning Cherokee writer and performer DeLanna Studi tells a bold, heartwarming story of walking with her father along a 900-mile portion of the Trail of Tears. Alongside this
performance, the Hood Museum is partnering with the Hopkins Center and photographer Will Wilson to create a “talking tintype” portrait of Studi for the exhibition CIPX Dartmouth.
16 January, Thursday, 5:00–7:00 pm
WINTER OPENING RECEPTION
Celebrate the opening of our new exhibitions and object rotations throughout the galleries. Learn about what’s new on view, discover upcoming programs, and enjoy an evening out.
17 January, Friday, 4:00–5:00 pm
A Space for Dialogue Student Exhibition
Devon Mifflin ’20, Levinson Intern, will introduce her exhibition Vision 2020.
22 January, Wednesday, 12:30–1:30 pm
GALLERY TALK: “Embodiment of Language”
Morgan E. Freeman, DAMLI Native American Art Fellow, and Thomas Price, Curatorial
Assistant To coincide with Dartmouth’s annual MLK Celebration and the Hood Museum’s accompanying exhibition, co-curators Freeman and Price will draw upon Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy as an orator to reflect on works by black artists who prioritize forms of literacy in their sense of visuality.
23 January, Thursday, 6:00–7:30 pm
ADULT WORKSHOP: Histories and Identities
In this discussion-based workshop, participants will explore selected works of art that confront colonial histories, stereotypes, and racism. Space for this free workshop is limited.
30 January, Thursday, 4:45–5:45 pm
LECTURE: “The Abstract Sublime: Vision and Process”
Colleen Randall, Professor of Studio Art, Dartmouth
Randall will discuss her practice as an abstract painter whose work explores natural space and light in relation to human consciousness through the materiality of paint. Reception to follow.
2 February, Sunday, 12:00–5:00 pm
FAMILY DAY: Strike a Pose!
Drop in to see our new lineup of exhibitions, featuring many different types of photographs and portraits. Create your own photo props and strike a pose in front of our magic mirror photo booth! You can also explore the museum on your own using family activity cards. For children ages 4 to 12 with their adult companions. No registration is required.
6 February, Thursday, 4:45–5:45 pm
LECTURE: “Memory Works”
Marcelo Brodsky, photographer and human rights activist
We remember who we are and were through our photographs. At a time when visual culture is transforming language to an unprecedented extent, Brodsky will argue for using images to
narrate whatever story or experience we want to offer later generations.
14 February, Friday, 6:00–7:30 pm
(Valentine’s) ART AFTER DARK
Looking for an alternative to roses and chocolates on Valentine’s Day? Art after Dark is a
program for adults who want to engage with art in unexpected ways while making new friends. Grab a friend, a date, or your partner for this special edition as we zoom in on poetry, play, and romance. Space is limited. Register online January 31–February 14.
19 February, Wednesday, 12:30–1:30 pm
Join Jessica Hong, Associate Curator of Global Contemporary Art, for a tour of her exhibition, Reconstitution.
27 February, Thursday, 6:00 pm
LIVE ART PERFORMANCE: “Blues\Blank\Black”
Dell Marie Hamilton, artist
This roving half-hour performance incorporates key components from the popular Toni Morrison novels The Bluest Eye and Beloved. Through gesture, color, repetition, and remix, it conflates fiction, folklore, live art, and persona to interrogate trauma, perception, and spectatorship.
28 February, Friday, 12:15–1:00 pm
MINDFULNESS IN THE MUSEUM
Take a few moments to slow down through guided mindfulness, led by Dartmouth’s Mindfulness Practice Group in conjunction with works on view. No experience or registration required.
4 March, Wednesday, 12:30–1:30 pm
CONVERSATIONS AND CONNECTIONS: “Focus on Photography”
Jessica Hong, Associate Curator of Global Contemporary Art; Jami Powell, Associate Curator of Native American Art; and Amelia Kahl, Andrew W. Mellon Associate Curator of Academic
Through the lens of photographic works on view in the galleries, Hong, Powell, and Kahl will
lead the audience in a conversation about issues of power, representation, empathy, and
19 March, Thursday, 6:00–7:30 pm
MAKER NIGHT: The Materiality of Paint
Maker Night begins in the galleries with a brief exploration of the drips, splatters, and layered marks in Colleen Randall’s large-scale abstract paintings. From there, we will retreat to the studio for a related painting experience. No artistic experience necessary. Register online by March 17.
25 January, 22 February, 21 March, Saturdays, 2:00–3:00 pm
HOOD HIGHLIGHTS TOURS
Discover various works in the galleries through these guided tours. No registration required.