CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Faith and Empire August: The Legacy of Conversion and Commerce in the Early Modern World

Exhibition: 12 August - 22 December 2023

Faith and Empire: Art in the Early Modern World is organized students of Dartmouth College taught by Elizabeth Rice Mattison, Andrew W. Mellon Associate Curator of Academic Programming, Hood Museum of Art. It examines the relationship between colonialism and religion between 1550 and 1750, especially in the Dutch and Spanish global empires. Drawn from new research completed by the students on the Hood Museum’s collection, it also revisits histories of enslavement, diplomacy between nations, and exemplary craftsmanship.

Exhibition Curator: Elizabeth Mattison