Arts Across Campus

The liberal ARTs: Creativity is at the heart of a Dartmouth education. The thriving campus arts district unites the Hopkins Center for the Arts, the Hood Museum of Art, and the new Black Family Visual Arts Center. Find what moves you here.

  • Hopkins Center for the Arts

    One of the nation’s foremost campus-based arts centers, the “Hop” annually presents a broad array of world-class music, dance, theater, and film programs, as well as more than 100 student performances.

  • Hood Museum of Art

    Housing one of the oldest and largest (more than 70,000 works) American university art collections, the Hood facilitates meaningful encounters with art for the campus and greater communities.

  • Academic Arts

    Dartmouth’s academic arts departments—Art History, Film and Media Studies, Music, Studio Art, and Theater—enrich the curriculum and the life of the arts on campus.

  • Hop Ensembles

    From the Gospel Choir to dance, Dartmouth students—and in some cases community members—perform in eight ensembles, working with distinguished directors and engaging with renowned guest artists.

  • Public Art on Campus

    A distinguished collection of works of public art grace Dartmouth’s campus, including Ellsworth Kelly’s Dartmouth Panels, a major site-specific piece.

  • Book Arts Program

    Dartmouth's Book Arts Program offers instruction, workshops, and studio access for letterpress printing and book binding.