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Hood Museum of Art
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

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Quarterly Calendar of Events

Creating art during a recent family day program.

Dartmouth Student Winter Party

Adult Workshop in the Orozco Room

Children's Workshop

All lectures are held in the Hood Museum of Art Auditorium on the lower level of the museum. All events meet in the Hood galleries and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Click here (PDF) to download the printed version of the autumn 2014 Hood Quarterly.

Click here (PDF) to download the museum's 2014 general brochure, which includes information about all of the year's exhibitions.

The museum's interactive Google calendar can be found below the schedule of events.


PLEASE NOTE: The museum will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and remain closed on Thursday, November 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday. It will reopen on Friday, November 28, at 10 a.m. with regular hours.



4 November, Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.
Bennie Niles '15 and Yomalis Rosario '15 are two of three Dartmouth seniors awarded fellowships to pursue a year-long research project instead of taking classes. Join them for a special tour of Witness, as they explore how their research projects connect with the themes of the exhibition. Niles's work focuses on Malcolm X and ideas of black masculinity, and Rosario's on the struggle for citizenship for Haitian-Dominicans through photography and oral history.


8 November, Saturday, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Let's Go to Africa: Exploring The Art of Weapons
In this workshop we will consider the beauty and social significance of weapons made by more than forty culture groups across Africa. We will explore these weapons through careful looking and drawing activities. In the studio we will create our own prestige objects using a variety of materials. For children ages 7–12 and their adult companions. Enrollment is limited. Register for this event online by November 6.


11 November, Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.
J. Martin Favor, Associate Professor of English, Dartmouth College


12 November, Wednesday, 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Learning to Look: José Clemente Orozco's Mural
From 1932–34, Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco painted an ambitious mural in Baker Library entitled The Epic of American Civilization. Come and explore this mural—now a national historic landmark—and learn techniques for interpreting any work of art. This workshop is discussion based and participatory. Registration is free, but space is limited. Register for this event online by November 10.


15 November, Saturday 2:00 p.m.
The Art of Weapons: Selections from the African Collection



3 December, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.
The Hood partners with community groups to bring live music to this seasonal celebration. Explore the galleries, enjoy light refreshments, and enter to win door prizes.


13 December, Saturday, 2:00 p.m.
Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties


PLEASE NOTE: The museum will be closed from December 20, 2014, through January 5, 2015, reopening at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 6, with regular hours.



Free guided tours of the museum’s collections and exhibitions are available by appointment for any group of five or more. Contact us at (603) 646-1469 or


Last Updated: 11/6/14