There are many ways for Dartmouth students to become involved with the museum!
VISIT THE GALLERIES
Admission to the museum is always free. Drop in anytime during our open hours: Wednesdays, 11:00 am–5:00 pm; Thursdays and Fridays, 11:00 am–8:00 pm; Saturdays, 1:00–5:00 pm.
ATTEND AN EVENT
Students are invited to attend the museum's wide range of lectures, gallery talks, films, and tours—all free and open to everyone. See our events calendar for details.
GAIN EXPERIENCE AT THE MUSEUM
Senior Internships: Each year, the Hood Museum of Art offers internships to Dartmouth students entering their senior year. All majors are welcome! Research and promote great art, create student programs, and learn from museum professionals.
The Museum Club: Students of all class years and majors are invited to join the Museum Club. Serve as a bridge between the museum and the student body by planning fun events, promoting the Hood to campus, and advising Hood staff.
Student Employment Opportunities: The museum has occasional openings for a variety of paid part-time student positions (averaging ten hours per week), including data entry for the permanent collection and clerical work in the administrative offices. These student part-time positions are advertised through Dartmouth's Student Employment Office.
If you are a Dartmouth student who is interested in getting involved, please contact Amelia Kahl, curator of academic programming, via email or at (603) 646-4065.
HELP GROW THE COLLECTION
Through Museum Collecting 101, a non-curricular course offered during either winter or spring terms, Dartmouth students from all backgrounds and majors take part in an exciting and important aspect of the museum: acquisitions.
The Center for Object Study is a place where Dartmouth students can come to study original works of art. If you are a Dartmouth student interested in making an appointment outside of a Dartmouth class, please contact Beth Mattison, associate curator of academic programming.
If you are a faculty member interested in reserving a room in the center, please click here.
EXPERIENCE ART ON YOUR OWN TIME
There are lots of self-guided activities and resources to help you connect with art in your day-to-day.
Play our virtual Escape to the Outdoors game: This Escape Room-style challenge based on Dartmouth's outdoor sculptures can be played individually or with friends. Learn more about this virtual game and see how you and your friends can play to win.
Develop a Look and Listen Playlist: We invite Dartmouth students to pair works of art in the collection to songs by creating a "Look and Listen" playlist! Click here to see past playlist examples. Email Isadora Italia, campus engagement coordinator, to learn how you can write your own playlist for our website.
Recreate the #HoodMuseumFromHome: Search through our collection online and pick your favorite object then recreate it! You can use found objects, draw, sculpt, paint, whatever! Click here to see past recreations and learn how you can send in your submissions.
Watch Recorded Lectures and Events: Surf through our YouTube channel to see our archive of past lectures, artist talks, and more.
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