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Arts and creativity abound at Dartmouth. Learn how Dartmouth faculty, students, staff and alumni are making their mark on campus and around the world and about the distinguished artists visiting our campus.

Highlights from the week's news include:

Writing is like breathing to me, says Hollywood's queen of fiction Shonda Rhimes 

January 19, 2017; Sydney Morning Herald

Shonda Rhimes

In a feature about Dartmouth alumna Shonda Rhimes '91, the Herald notes that the prolific television writer honed her skills by writing for the college newspaper and directing student theater productions while studying English and film studies at Dartmouth. Read more.

Best College Art and History Museums In the Northeast

January 17, 2017; Huffington Post

facade of new hood

Rendering of new facade for the Hood Museum. 

People visit the Hood Museum of Art from across the world to see the 3,000-year-old Assyrian reliefs, the Orozco murals, and much more, notes The Huffington Post. The Hood is on its list of top college art and history museums in the Northeast. Read more.

Hood Features Iranian Painter's Works of 'Psychogeography'

January 13, 2017 by Office of Communications

bahar behbahan

In late 2013, Bahar Behbahani began a series of paintings inspired by her contemplation of identity. She first came to the United States from Iran in 2003. For a while, she moved between Tehran and the United States, and in 2007 relocated permanently to New York.  Read more.

Students Make Musical Instruments for Thayer's Birthday Party

January 12, 2017 by Charlotte Albright

instrument making

Much of Dartmouth's campus quiets down between fall and winter terms. But things got pretty noisy in December at Thayer School of Engineering. Participating in a four-day intensive course offered by Thayer in partnership with the Hopkins Center for the Arts, eight students designed and built an array of musical instruments, experimenting with materials, sounds, and structures not found in a typical orchestra. Read more.


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Last Updated: 1/19/17