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Hood Museum of Art, Hanover

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.8/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
The Hood Museum of Art’s collection is among the oldest and largest of its kind in the United States, totaling more than 65,000 works across a broad spectrum of cultures and historical periods.

The collection encompasses important holdings of American, Native American, European, African, and Melanesian art, including a significant collection of indigenous Australian contemporary art and a major archive of photojournalism. Among the collection’s greatest treasures are Assyrian stone reliefs and the fresco mural cycle "The Epic of American Civilization," by José Clemente Orozco.
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  • This is a nice small museum with a nice variety of collections. It is currently closed for a $50 million renovation and expansion until winter 2019. According to 'the Dartmouth' 'planned changes inclu...  read more »
  • Have loved the Hood Museum of Art from its early beginning and special exhibitions on diverse topics, such as The Age of the Marvelous, Native American Art at Dartmouth, and Crossing Cultures, depicti...  read more »
  • The Hood has an unusual collection of old and relatively new art works. The staff are actively engaged in teaching missions with the Dartmouth student community which provides interesting opportunitie...  read more »
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