We are expanding! Check out our programming while the museum is closed.

K-12 Educators

Engaging with original works of art offers your students the chance to experience firsthand the diverse ideas and creativity embodied in art and to improve their visual literacy.

A school tour of public art on the Maffei Arts Plaza, including Louise Bourgeois’s Crouching Spider (2003), foreground, and Ellsworth Kelly’s Dartmouth Panels (2012), background.

Vivian Ladd, museum educator, leads a teacher workshop in the exhibition Crossing Cultures: The Owen and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Art at the Hood Museum of Art.

Docent Claire Lyon leads a school tour of the exhibition Crossing Cultures: The Owen and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Art at the Hood Museum of Art.

Students visit the exhibition In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth during a school tour.

A school tour of the exhibition Crossing Cultures: The Owen and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Art at the Hood Museum of Art.

UPDATE: Read about our ongoing educational programming as the expansion project gets underway.

Contact the Education Department at hood.museum.tours@dartmouth.edu or call (603) 646-1469.

School Tours

While the museum is closed for expansion, we are offering free guided tours of public art on campus, including the Orozco murals.

 

Teacher Workshops

Our workshops equip teachers to integrate learning through the visual arts into their classrooms.

 

Educator Resources

Learning to Look lessons, classroom activities, and additional resources can be used independently or to complement a museum visit.

 

Multiple-Visit Programs

Elementary school students return to the museum four to six times per year for close encounters with works of art.

 

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