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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 winter 2015 Hood Quarterly.

Click here (PDF) to download the museum's 2015 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.


The museum will be closed for annual building maintenance March 16 through March 30, 2015. Normal hours of operation will resume on March 31, 2015.



3 March, Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.
"Poseidon the Earth-Shaker, Feasting, and the Sea: An Archaeologist's Perspective"
Julie Hruby, Assistant Professor of Classics, Dartmouth College


7 March, Saturday, 2:00 p.m.
Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life


9 March, Monday, 12:15–2:15 p.m.
Tour and Lunch with a Professor and a Curator
Join fellow members and Jerry Rutter, Sherman Fairchild Professor of the Humanities Emeritus, Classics Department, Dartmouth College, and Katherine Hart, Senior Curator of Collections and Barbara C. and Harvey P. Hood 1918 Curator of Academic Programming, Hood Museum of Art, for a tour of Poseidon and the Sea, followed by lunch and discussion in the Hood's conference room. $30.00 per person; space is limited. Please register by Monday, March 2 ( or 603-646-9660).


10 March, Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.
"The Motion of the Ocean: Sensuality and the Sea in Roman Art"
Essi Rönkko, Poseidon and the Sea Curatorial Assistant, Art Handler, Hood Museum of Art


14 March, Saturday, 2:00 p.m.
"Reflections on the Poseidon and the Sea Exhibition"
Seth Pevnick, Dartmouth Class of 1999, Acting Director, Chief Curator, and Richard E. Perry Curator of Greek and Roman Art, Tampa Museum of Art


27 March, Friday
Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Join Hood Deputy Director Juliette Bianco for an exciting exploration of the new Harvard Art Museums, including the Fogg, the Busch-Reisinger, and the Arthur M. Sackler. After a special welcome, tour the recently completed building renovation, view the innovative exhibition Mark Rothko's Harvard Murals, and enjoy lunch on your own in the heart of Cambridge. Transportation by Premiere Coach will be provided. Space is limited. The Museum Day Trip is open to members and non-members; $60 each for Hood members and $65 each for non-members. Please call 603-646-9660 or email for more details and to register for this event by Wednesday, March 18.



1 April, Wednesday, 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Learning to Look: José Clemente Orozco's Mural
From 1932 to 1934, Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco painted The Epic of American Civilization, an ambitious mural in Baker Library. 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. Registration information coming soon. Click here to register by March 30.


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: 3/4/15