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Hood Museum of Art
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

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By the Numbers

July 1, 2006-June 30, 2007


An acting class takes their work outdoors in the Hood's Bedford Courtyard.


Museum attendance 45,011
Dartmouth student attendance 7,688
Children Attendance 8,715
Adult Attendance 28,608
Attendance at exhibitions worldwide that included Hood objects on display 743,738

Exhibitions, Publications, and Communications

Exhibitions 16
Borrowed from other institutions 3
Publications 24
Circulation of newspapers, magazines, and online publications that featured the Hood 20,032,630
Web hits 5,661,356

Permanent Collections

Works in collection 70,000
Works receiving conservation 10
Loans to other institutions 49
New acquisitions 370
Objects in the collection digitized 6,091

Academic Use of Study-Storage and Galleries

Number of class visits to study-storage 107
Number of Faculty visits to study-storage 164
Number of student visits to study-storage 1,390
Works pulled from storage for study by faculty and students 4,939
Class visits to galleries 66


Programs 139*
Public programs 98
Public program attendance 6,661
*Lectures, gallery talks, public tours, and special events 78
Adults on tours 1,337
Children on tours 3,122
*Non-Curricular student programs in museum 41
Attendance at non-curricular student programs 1,965
*Family Programs and Art Ventures 13
*Workshops for teens 5
*Workshops for adults 2
Images and ArtStart classes 26
Students in Images and ArtStart 432
Teachers participating in workshops 182


Full Time 25
Part Time 8
Temporary 8
Adjunct Curator 1
Senior Interns 8
Volunteers 130
Docents Emeritus 2

Museum Statistics

Galleries 10
Gallery Square Footage 11,549
Classes/films/meetings in Loew 337
Classes/meetings in Sanders Seminar Room 73
Receptions in Hood 58
Times that Peter Smith Studio (in Wilson Hall) was used for programs 209


Erratum: In the 2005-6 Annual Report, the Hood published on page 96 that 1,187 children had attended tours. Children on tours actually totaled 2,228 in that year.

Last Updated: 11/12/07