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Announcements and Opportunities

Last Day of Advising Drop-ins

Advising drop-in hours for BFA and CD students at SMFA and on the Medford campus will end for the semester on Friday, April 26. Questions can be directed to


Supporting Indigenous-led Sustainable Wildlife Management

Thursday, April 25 from 12-1 pm, Environmental Studies is bringing Dr, David Wilkie from the Wildlife Conservation Society for the last Hoch Cunningham Environmental Lecture of the semester. Dr. Wilke has over 40 years of experience working with indigenous people and local communities. This talk will be held in person, live-streamed and recorded.

Design, A.I., and Afro-nowism

Join the Department of the History of Art and Architecture and TUAG for a panel event on Thursday, April 25, from 4:30 to 6 pm in Tisch Library Room 304. The panel will be moderated by Assistant Professor Diana Martinez and will feature Curry J. Hackett, a transdisciplinary designer, public artist, and educator; Minne Atairu, an interdisciplinary artist and doctoral student in the Art and Art Education program at Teachers College, Columbia University; and Anna Haensch, a senior data scientist at the Tufts University Data Intensive Studies Center. Learn more and register here.

ISS show Split Ends

Split Ends is coming to the Piano Craft Gallery on April 26. The annual show features the work of ten undergraduate artists from the Intermediate Studio Seminar class, showcasing a year’s worth of artistic experimentation, development, and formation of solidified practices. In a world where ‘difference’ is the measurement we use between things, ISS takes advantage of this norm; trying to connect, distance, and invite the ‘different’ into dialogues that transcend place, space, and time. View the flyer here.

Senior Dinner hosted by Student Life

GRADUATING SENIORS: Join Student Life for the Senior Dinner on April 30 at 5:30 pm in the atrium. In addition to a free meal to celebrate your time at SMFA, you'll receive a graduation gift! RSVP here by Friday, April 26.

Annual Spring I-Picnic

The International Center invites you to their annual Spring I-Picnic on Wednesday, May 1 in the International House backyard (rain date Thursday, May 2)! Enjoy food and drinks while celebrating the 2024 graduates from 4-5:30 pm. Be sure to arrive early – first come, first served. Seniors may also pick up their reserved graduation stoles at this time – please contact if you would like to reserve one. Note there is a limited quantity!

JoyWalk: A Fenway Cultural District Art Crawl

Join the Fenway Alliance on Thursday, May 2 from 12-8 pm for the first JoyWalk: A Fenway Cultural District Art Crawl! Visit historic locations, museums, and galleries throughout the neighborhood with free admission, snacks, and refreshments. Be sure to register for the guided walking tour of Fenway’s public art installations led by long-time Fenway resident and popular author of the Urban Detective column in the Fenway News, Ed Ballo. View the flyer for more information.

News From The Career Center

The Open Call List

Students are invited to subscribe to The Open Call List, a newsletter run by photographer and Unsity of Arizona graduate Aidan Avery. Avery has initiated a valuable resource for photography students, launching a weekly email newsletter that highlights upcoming calls for entry for exhibitions, grants, scholarships, residencies, and more. Tufts students can subscribe for free and will receive the same resources as paying subscribers. Interested students can subscribe or view past lists at


Now Open: 2025 Studio Residency Applications at Mass MOCA

Fellowships and financial aid are now available for artists interested in artist opportunities at Mass MOCA. The institution is currently seeking applications for two- and four-week residencies spanning from January to June 2025. Artists of all disciplines, at any career stage, and from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applications are accessible in both English and Spanish.

Travel Stipends to Germany For New England Artists

Planning an artist residency or cooperation in Germany in 2024? Studio 170 can help with travel costs. Studio 170 is once again offering artists of all disciplines, living and/or working in New England, the opportunity to apply for travel funding to Germany in 2024. Interested artists can learn more apply for a travel stipend here

Submit Your Film: TUTV

Submit your film for the second annual Golden Bo's for a chance to win a prize in one of our categories, and a chance to win a pair of Beats Headphones! Join TUTV on 4/27 at 5 pm for light food and refreshments and to celebrate everybody's projects! 

Sea-Level Change in Boston: A Story in 3 Acts with Andrew Kemp

Environmental Studies is excited to host Professor Andrew Kemp of Earth and Climate Sciences at Tufts for the Hoch Cunningham Environmental Lecture Series. Professor Kemp will talk about the sea level rise in Boston and its contributing factors. This talk will precede a free screening of Inundation District at The Somerville Theatre on April 23, 6:30 pm. The film explores how Boston ignored climate threats and spent billions building a new waterfront district—at sea level, on landfill, and in the bullseye of rising seas. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director David Abel and Professor Andrew Kemp. Learn more here

Open Call: Artist-In-Residence 2024-2025 at KUNSTRAUM

KUNSTRAUM is calling for submissions for their 2024-2025 Artist-in-Residence Program. Through the program, KUNSTRAUM aims to explore the relationships between artists and curators by opening their gallery spaces to those interested in exploring unconventional, engaging ideas and taking risks. The Artist-in-Residency program offers three-month residencies for national and international artists on a quarterly cycle. Apply by June 15.

Summer Job Opportunity: SMFA Studio Art Course Assistant

SMFA is seeking to hire three Course Assistants to help coordinate and support our 3-week summer Studio Art program as part of the Tufts University College Pre-College Programs; July 8-26. This on-campus program will invite top tier art students entering grades 10-12 or class of 2024 high school graduates to give art school a test drive by introducing them to SMFA at Tufts’ interdisciplinary approach to art-making. See here to learn more and apply.

Summer Job Opportunity: SMFA Graphic Design Bootcamp Course Assistant

SMFA is seeking to hire a Course Assistant to help coordinate and support our 1-week summer Graphic Design Bootcamp as part of the Tufts University College Pre-College Programs; July 29–August 2. This online program is designed to give students entering grades 10–12 or class of 2024 high school graduates the opportunity to dive into the Adobe Creative Cloud software tools, hear from graphic designer professionals, and explore the intersection of liberal arts and art education. See here to learn more and apply.


Featured Opportunities

Public Art Internship at Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy

Communications Internship at Arts at MIT 

Gallery Administration Internship at The Guild of Boston Artists

Internship Opportunity with Tufts Technology Services (TTS). Apply here

Design Teaching Assistant Position at Sasaki Foundation. Apply here

Teaching Artist for Photography Program – Contract Position for April Vacation Intensive at the ICA

Graphic Design Intern at Boston Partners in Education  

Social Media Video Production Intern at Broad Institute  

Marketing & Publicity Intern, Workman Imprints

Career Center Summer Internship Grant Program- apply here.

Call for Entries: What's So Funny? Exhibition. Apply by June 14.

Summer Employment Opportunities

Summer CG Artist Intern: May to August 2024 at SharkNinja  

Children's Digital Production Summer Intern at GBH- Learn more and apply here

Several summer positions are open at the Eliot School, both full-time and part-time. Learn more here

Children's Design Summer Internship at Charlesbridge

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