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Hood Museum of Art, Hanover

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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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  • Friends told us about this museum and we're glad they did. Admissions is free. Won't take up too much of your time. Can spend maybe a hour there. 
    Friends told us about this museum and we're glad they did. Admissions is free. Won't take up too much of your time. Can spend maybe a hour there.  more »
  • Made a repeat visit after remodeling in 2017(?). No longer "old and dusty." User friendly, easier to find galleries and a real pleasure to visit, especially when the temp.is below O°,the wind is... 
    Made a repeat visit after remodeling in 2017(?). No longer "old and dusty." User friendly, easier to find galleries and a real pleasure to visit, especially when the temp.is below O°,the wind is...  more »
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  • Beautiful new space! Wonderful items on show with interesting and thought-provoking blurbs. I was particularly interested in the conversation around provenance. My parents needed wheelchairs, which were quickly provided.
  • Beautiful museum, inside and out, with fantastically curated exhibits. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Very clean with ample seating areas. The student intern exhibit was nicely done. Ancient artifacts, paintings, sculptures and more. Parking can be an issue, it is a hoppin college town, but worth trip.

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