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ArtWorks originated in 2006 as a semi-annual employee art show that spotlights the many creative talents of Dartmouth faculty and staff. To date, ArtWorks has featured over 800 exhibits and performances, with many faculty and staff participating each year.

We've maintained a small collection of historical information including participants and performance schedules, all available online.


ArtWorks 2019

ArtWorks 2019 will be taking place Friday, December 6, 2019.

To submit pieces for consideration please fill out this submission form by Friday, October 18, 2019.  Note that we require an image or sample of your work at time of submission.

For questions please visit our FAQ's  Please direct any further questions to Conferences.and.Events.Response@Dartmouth.edu

Guidelines for Submissions

• All Dartmouth employees are eligible to submit pieces to ArtWorks.
• Submission deadline is Friday, October 18.
• Based on available space, the number of pieces exhibited per artist will be limited to a maximum of four. Artists who participated in previous ArtWorks festivals will be asked to exhibit different works.
• Artists are welcome to attend the event and engage with attendees if they so wish. Items may not be sold at the ArtWorks festival.
• Two-dimensional works (e.g., paintings and photographs) must be "ready to hang" (e.g., framed with hanging wire, matted).
• Based on space limitations, ArtWorks may decide that works are too large to exhibit.
• Artists will be assigned specific times to drop off and pick up their exhibit pieces.
• Maximum running time for live performances (e.g., music, dance, spoken word) is 15 minutes, including set-up.
• DVD will be the format for projected visual works. Please submit a ~5 minute excerpt of your projected visual work for display at the event.
• ArtWorks reserves the right to remove obscene, unlawful, or otherwise inappropriate material from exhibition at any time in its sole discretion.
• ArtWorks reserves the right to dispose of any work that an artist has not removed from the festival premises within two business days after the end of the festival.
• Artists selected for participation in the ArtWorks festival will be required to sign a release form.
• The following information is required with submission: employee name, job title, department, and e-mail address; title, medium, size and reference image of each piece.