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“Crossing Cultures” Unveiled

Crossing Cultures: The Owen and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Art at the Hood Museum of Art, curated by Stephen Gilchrist, the Hood’s Curator of Indigenous Australian Art, opens to the public today for a run that extends until March … Continue reading

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“Groundbreaking Aboriginal Art Exhibition Showcases Five Decades of Contemporary Art”

Read the full story at Hood Museum of Art news. A groundbreaking exploration of contemporary art-making practices among Australia’s Indigenous peoples, drawn from one of the world’s largest private collections of Aboriginal art, will open at the Hood Museum of Art … Continue reading

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Honoring Kirk Endicott

Kirk Endicott, Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth College, is such a modest man that I had a hard time getting a photograph of him last weekend.  We were at Dartmouth to take part in the celebrations that marked his retirement … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Art in America, Again

The Hood Museum at Dartmouth College, where Brian Kennedy, formerly of the National Gallery of Australia, is now Director, has announced the acquisition of “an important private gift of contemporary Aboriginal art … over three hundred works … representing the … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Dreaming: Conference Wrapup

The events surrounding the opening of Dreaming Their Way at Dartmouth College concluded on October 12 with a full day’s program of speakers. The morning was given over to the art of the exhibition, while the afternoon featured talks by two Native … Continue reading

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Dreaming Their Way at Dartmouth: The Conference Keynote Address

My delight in being invited to the Hood Museum at Dartmouth College for the opening of Dreaming Their Way was doubled by the promise of a conference that featured a day and a half of speeches, tours, and discussions relating to Aboriginal … Continue reading

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Dreaming Their Way at Dartmouth: The Exhibition

It is not often that I have the opportunity to see an art exhibition twice, less often an Aboriginal art exhibition, and never before now to see a show in two different venues under the hand of two different curators. … Continue reading

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Dreaming in Dartmouth

We’ve gone north to Hanover, New Hampshire (almost in Canada!) and Dartmouth University, where the Hood Museum of Art, under the direction of Brian Kennedy, is the second venue for the exhibition of Aboriginal women’s painting, Dreaming Their Way. In conjunction … Continue reading

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