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

  • Sep
    The Greeks
    National Geographic Museum, 1145 17th St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20036
    6:00pm to 10:00pm

    Registration for this event is closed. Please contact to be placed on a waiting list. Take a journey through 5,000 years of Greek culture with , professor of classics and linguistics at Dartmouth. You’ll...

  • Oct
    picture of oil painting, Young Women of the People, Amedeo Modigliani (1918)
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
    6:00pm to 10:00pm

    Whether you’ve visited the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), or just taken photos in front of its iconic Urban Light installation, you won’t want to miss the chance to see the museum with , the newly appointed Virginia Rice...

  • Nov
    San Francisco War Memorial House
    War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, California 94102
    11:30am to 5:00pm

    An Italian opera in the French tradition set in Egypt, Verdi’s Aida offers plenty to dig into for opera neophytes and aficionados alike. First performed in 1871, Aida’s influence can be seen from Broadway productions (Miss Saigon...