The Hood Museum Is OPEN.
The wait is over. I was one of the first people in the door as The Hood Museum of Art reopened on August 4. It was a quiet, relaxed visit; no marching bands. You’ll want to go. Many old favorites and new pieces to investigate, the overheard murmurings of your fellow museum goers to contemplate. According to a docent in the gallery, one lonely exhibition (photo, below) had been installed in March, 2020 just before the museum closed due to the pandemic. Today, “Breach/Logbook 20: Nebulous” welcomed some of its first, long-awaited visitors.
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And in case you are wondering . . . Susan B. Apel shuttered a lifelong career as a law professor to continue an interest (since kindergarten) in writing. Her freelance business, The Next Word, includes literary and feature writing; her work has appeared in a variety of lit mags and other publications including Art New England, The Woven Tale Press, The Arts Fuse, and Persimmon Tree. She connects with her neighbors through Artful, her blog about arts and culture in the Upper Valley. She’s in love with the written word.