Jeanne Shafer

Jeanne Schafer poses with her grandchild.Kudos to the Hood Museum for creating this diverse retrospective during the pandemic. Jeanne welcomes the opportunity to share this comprehensive American collection with her students. She has taught Osher classes for twenty years at the Hood. After receiving a Masters degree in Art History from Indiana University forty-five years ago, she continues to derive further enrichment from the Hood’s exhibitions.



Course Title: The John Kobal Foundation Collection at the Hood (Winter Term 2022)
Participant Testimonials:

Jeanne made the course exceed my expectations!

The instructor had done an impressive amount of research, and had organized it very well… so that she able to present it equally well.

Course Title: Welcome Back to the Hood Museum of Art (Spring Term 2019)
Participant Testimonials:

Jeanne has tremendous knowledge and her presentations are lively and fun. She encouraged everyone to share our thoughts and impressions about the artwork.

The course should be offered again! Class was more than I expected. Jeanne Shafer was tremendous.

Course Title: Welcome Back to the Hood Museum of Art (Fall Term 2019)
Participant Testimonials:

Jeanne was incredibly well prepared. She had a binder with her with additional information to share with the class. She is animated, upbeat, kind, easy to hear and follow and just a pleasure to be around!!

The course was excellent. I have taken several courses from Jeanne and each time she gets better at presenting and engaging the students.

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