Russo Gallery

The Russo Gallery on the first floor of the Haldeman Center is affiliated with the Dickey Center for International Understanding, the Ethics Institute, and the Humanities Center at Dartmouth. It provides an intimate setting for campus, community and visiting artists to share their observations of the world.

Darham_First Flakes

"First Flakes: Blue Bison and Calf," from Nan Darham's "Yellowstone Exhibit" in the Russo Gallery from January 9 - February 9, 2019. 

Everton_Polar and Subpolar

One of the panoramic photos from Macduff Everton's 2018 Fall term exhibit, "Polar and Subpolar, Antarctica, Svalbard, South Georgia, and Falklands Panoramic Images." 

McGill_ Altamira Meeting

A photo from Dalia McGill's exhibit on the Belo Monte Dam's impact on the indigenous populations of the area. 

Ilona Mettiäinen_Nanoq

Ilona Mettiäinen of the University of Finland and formerly an Institute of Arctic Studies Fellow, discusses her photo exhibit "Nanoq - Imag(in)ing Climate Change" in Fall 2017.

Tenzin Norbu

Prints of Nepali artist Tenzin Norbu's work and photos by Colorado photographer Beth Wald were displayed in the Russo Gallery in January 2017.

Previous exhibits have included photos of Alaska, Greenland, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Tanzania, Rwanda and elsewhere, and artwork on topics such as Chilean women in prison, climate change, and Columbian displacement. See Dickey's Flickr albums for more examples of past exhibits.

If you are interested in exhibiting during the following terms, fill out the online application. Please submit digital samples of your work to [email protected].

  • Winter 2019
    • January 9 - February 9, Nan Darham, "Yellowstone Exhibition at the Russo Gallery." Nan Darham is a graduate student from Bozeman, Montana in the Masters of Liberal Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program. Her artwork and stories chronicle the culture, landscape, wildlife and characters that populate her life in the West.
    • February 11 - March 8, Ruan Rodrigues '21, "Photos from Jamkhed, India."
    • March 9 - March 13, Professor Lauren Culler's "Arctic Environmental Change" class poster exhibit (poster session on March 9th).
  • Fall 2018
    • September 12 - December 31, Macduff Everton, "Polar and Subpolar, Antarctica, Svalbard, South Georgia, and Falklands Panoramic Images." Macduff Everton is a contributing editor at National Georgraphic Traveler and has been a photo contributor to numerous magazines, including Condé Nast Traveler, Gourmet, Life, and more.
  • Spring 2018
    • March 26 - April 15, Elizabeth Mastrio '20, "Photos from the Dartmouth-Greenland Exchange." Liz spent Fall 2017 in Nuuk, Greenland, as a student at the University of Greenland (Ilisimatusarfik). 
    • April 16 - May 30, Jeff Kerby, Dickey Center Arctic Fellow and Neukom Post-doctoral Fellow, photos from his research with drones. 
    • May 30 - June 10, Poster Session by students in ENVS 80.01, Arctic Environmental Change, taught by Professor Lauren Culler
  • Winter 2018
  • Fall 2017
    • August 31 - October 15, Ilona Mettiainen, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, "Nanoq: Imag(in)ing climate change"
    • October 16 - December 1, Viktor Witkowski of Dartmouth's Studio Art Department and local photographer Becky Field’s, “Faces of Immigration: Here and Abroad”
  • Spring 2017
    • March 27 - May 1, Aaron Lit '19, "Watercolor."
    • May 2 - End of Spring Term, Feyaad Allie '16, "Scenes from Nairobi."
  • Winter 2017 


The Russo Gallery is the generous gift of Georgina Tugwell Russo '77 and Thomas Adrian Russo '77.  

The John Sloan Dickey Center