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Hood Museum of Art
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

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By the Numbers

July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009


Museum attendance 33,040
Dartmouth student attendance 5,982
Children attendance 6,494
Adult attendance 20,564
Adults on tours 875
Children on tours 3,086
Public program attendance (excludes membership, school, and student programs) 2,905
Attendance at non-curricular student programs 524
Attendance at exhibitions worldwide that included Hood objects on display 822,000
Teachers participating in workshops and advisory board 250
Students in Images and ArtStart 385

Exhibitions and Publications

Exhibitions 11
Publications 10

Permanent Collections

Works receiving conservation 12
Loans to other institutions 25
New acquisitions 329
Objects photographed for publication/digital database 978

Academic Use of Study-Storage and Galleries

Attendance to study-storage 1,697
Number of class visits to study-storage 89
Number of faculty visits to study-storage 123
Number of student visits to study-storage 1,166
Works pulled from storage for study by faculty and students 4,846
Class visits to galleries 57


Programs 143
Public programs 92 (* below, denotes public programs)
     *Lectures, gallery talks, films, panel discussions, public tours, special events 70
     *Family Programs and Art Ventures 10
     *Workshops for teens 4
     *Workshops for adults 8
Images and ArtStart programs 24
Non-curricular student programs in museum 13
Member programs 6
Teacher workshops 10


Full-time 25
Part-time 8
Temporary 14
Adjunct curator 1
Senior interns 7
Volunteers (including docents) 48
Docents 13
Docents emeritus 4

Museum Statistics

Galleries 10
Gallery square footage 11,549
Classes/films/meetings in Loew 446
Classes/meetings in Sanders Seminar Room 61
Receptions in Hood 40
Times that Peter Smith Studio (in Wilson Hall) was used for programs: 155

Last Updated: 12/10/09