Educational Adventures for Alumni and Friends

Dartmouth on Location brings the exciting scholarship and research transpiring on the Dartmouth campus to alumni and friends across the country and around the globe through educational adventures at exhibit and performance venues. Our faculty experts add perspective and insight that goes beyond the typical visitor’s experience.

“The lecture was fantastic. The event was well planned and the exhibit was extraordinary. Hope you have more events like this.”
-“The Greeks” at the Field Museum in Chicago

Alumni have attended more than 80 events at unique destinations such as the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center, Pearl Harbor, the San Diego Safari Park, and University College Dublin. The events are not only educational — they're also incredibly fun. Bring your friends or bring your family to an upcoming event in your area!

Upcoming Events

  • Oct
    Franklin Institute, Pepper Hall, 271 North 21st Street, Philadelphia, PA

    China's terracotta warriors, a vast collection of 6,000 life-sized sculptures, were unexpectedly unearthed more than 40 years ago in Xi'an. Now, the Terracotta Warriors are making a

  • Oct
    Spy Museum in Chicago
    Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614
    6:00pm to 10:00pm

    Please note that the date for this event has changed. It will now take place on October 13. Here’s your chance to gain historical perspective on nine major events when the

  • Oct
    Dallas Zoo, South R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX

    Gather the family and spend the day exploring the Dallas Zoo and its top-rated exhibit, The Wilds of Africa with Dartmouth alumni, family, and friends! The 25-acre tract features six African

  • Oct
    Otago group
    Harvard's Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Room 100, Cambridge, MA

    Join President Philip J. Hanlon ’77 for a special event with leaders from the Matariki Network of Universities (MNU), an international consortium of seven leading like-minded universities, based

  • Nov
    Guthrie at dusk
    Guthrie Theater, 818 Second Street South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    In 1940s Washington, D.C., Fanny Farrelly is expecting the arrival of her daughter Sara, Sara’s German husband Kurt, and their children who have fled Europe due to Kurt’s role in the anti-Nazi