Venues and Spaces

Venues & Spaces

The Hopkins Center, designed by Wallace Harrison, the architect of Lincoln Center and the United Nations Building in New York City, has served as the cultural hub of the Dartmouth College campus in Hanover, NH, since it first opened in November 1962.

Venues at the Hopkins Center include the 900-seat Spaulding Auditorium, the 480-seat Moore Theater, the Warner Bentley Theater (a flexible "black box" space with up to 180 seats), a small recital hall, plus rehearsal and practice rooms for music and drama. Art facilities include workshops, studios, and galleries.

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Spaulding Auditorium

Spaulding Auditorium

A 900-seat concert hall and film theater with excellent acoustics, transfer arm seats and removable seats to accommodate wheelchairs.

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Venues and Spaces Warner Bentley Theater

Warner Bentley Theater

An intimate theater that can be arranged in a variety of ways including in-the-round and with a raised stage. Maximum of 181 seats.

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Venues and Spaces Loew Auditorium

Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center

A state-of-the-art classroom and movie theater located on Lebanon Street adjacent to the Hop. Maximum seating is 238.

Venues and Spaces Faulkner Recital Hall

Faulkner Recital Hall

A 91-seat recital hall and classroom located in the Department of Music.

Venues and Spaces Rollins Chapel

Rollins Chapel

A nondenominational house of worship where various musical concerts are performed. Located on College Street opposite the Green.


Venues and Spaces BEMA


An outdoor performance space on the Dartmouth campus, off Observatory Road, just northeast of the Hop across Wheelock Street.

Venues and Spaces Hop Garage

Hop Garages

Flexible performance/meeting spaces. Limited availability with a capacity of 49 persons. For questions or further information contact [email protected]

student jaffe friede

Art Galleries

The galleries and exhibition spaces in the Hop display works by guest artists, faculty, students and alumni. Hours are Tuesday–Saturday, 12:30–10 pm, and Sunday, 12:30–5:30 pm.

Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Strauss Galleries, Barrows Rotunda & The Booth

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