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We look forward to seeing you when we reopen! Meanwhile, watch for our virtual programming online.

Museum Closure

The museum has closed its galleries until further notice, and all in-person programming has been suspended.

During our closure, stay connected with us and #HoodMuseumFromHome!


In response to the COVID-19 crisis and the limitations it has placed upon sharing in-gallery experiences and materials with our audiences, the Hood Museum of Art is pleased to announce that it is now capturing physical gallery spaces with 3D Matterport™ imaging equipment and software. To move through Matterport™ virtual spaces, users simply click on the transparent circles on the floor. Supplementary content can be accessed by clicking the color-coded dots throughout the space.

3D virtual tours currently available to the public:


Virtual Conversations and Connections

"Shooting Stars: Hollywood Photography from the John Kobal Foundation Collection"
May 19, Wednesday, 12:30–1:30 pm
Simon Crocker
, John Kobal Foundation Chairman Emeritus 
Robert Dance, independent scholar
Mary Desjardins, Professor of Media and Film Studies, Dartmouth
Moderated by Katherine W. Hart, Curator Emeritus, Hood Museum of Art
The Hood Museum's recent acquisition of the John Kobal Foundation collection, consisting of more than six thousand "vintage" Hollywood photographs from the John Kobal Foundation, offers new inroads for research into American culture. Few other non-religious cultural phenomena come close to the depth of social and political influence of Hollywood. With these photographs, we have the opportunity to peel back some of the layers, revealing stories that have shaped our understanding of the American film industry and its impacts on life in the United States. Three experts will join Hood Museum Curator Emeritus Katherine Hart to discuss this impressive collection. Registration is required. Click here to register.

Virtual Alumni in the Arts

Analyzing and Advising
May 21, Friday, 4:00–5:00 pm
Moderated by Emily Andrews '22, Halle Dantas '21, and Abby Smith '23

Join the Museum Club for an Alumni in the Arts panel discussion featuring Brooke Minto '01, Executive Director of the Black Trustee Alliance for Art Museums, and Managing Director at Advisory Board for the Arts, and Michael Klein '14, Head of Art Market Research & Analytics at Sotheby's, as they speak about their work and how their time at Dartmouth influenced their career paths. Q&A to follow. This installment of Alumni in the Arts is being hosted in conjunction with the Arts at Dartmouth Career Days. Click here to register.

Engage with Public Art

Download this walking tour and meander around the College on the Hill. Can you find any artworks that you did not notice before?

Learn more about what's on view, and read this article by Devon Mifflin '21 for a student's perspective on five ways you can enjoy public art on campus. 

PLAY: Escape to the Outdoors, a fully digital escape room-style game featuring works of public art on Dartmouth's campus. Players will work through a series of challenges featuring puzzles, riddles, and hidden codes related to six outdoor sculptures. Along the way, players will learn about the extraordinary works of art that enliven Dartmouth's campus.

Gallery Hours (upon Reopening)

Wednesday, 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday–Friday, 11:00 am–8:00 pm
Saturday–Sunday, 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth
6 East Wheelock Street
Hanover, NH 03755

Free and open to everyone.


The Hood Museum of Art and Dartmouth are committed to the health and safety of everyone in our spaces. As a result, the museum has suspended all group and public programming until further notice.

Dartmouth is working closely with public health officials to monitor the coronavirus outbreak and is following guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. More information on Dartmouth's response is located here.

Guided Group Tours

Guided group tours for community and school groups are available by appointment upon the reopening of the museum to public access. Call 603-646-1469 for information about the tours.

School groups click here.
Community groups click here.