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The SMFA Update is sent to undergraduate and graduate students weekly on Mondays during the school year. It includes important information and announcements of interest to the community.

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SMFA Update for the week of April 6, 2020


What You Need to Know This Week

Join a Virtual Artist Talk with Victoria Shen on Thursday, April 9

Join Andrew Hlynsky's class for a visiting artist talk by Victoria Shen on Thursday, 4/9 at 1 pm EST.

Attend the talk on zoom here:

Victoria Shen is a Boston based noise and electronics artist, performer, and maker. She will be talking about recent work and the conceptual underpinnings of that work.

SGA Election Nomination Packets Due Today

Students are invited to upload completed SMFA SGA Election Nomination Packets here: 

Packets are due Monday, April 6, 2020

Completed submissions will be added to the ballot. Elections will run from April 13-17 via Qualtrics.

Contact Val at or your SGA representatives for details.

Apply to represent Tufts at the United Nations Annual Conference of the Parties (COP)

Passionate about climate change, environmental justice, or international relations? Apply to represent Tufts at the United Nations Annual Conference of the Parties (COP). Tufts delegates gain important insight into the discussions that frame global climate change policy and action. ALL members of the Tufts community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni, are eligible to apply to attend COP.

Click below for more details and to submit your first round application by 6/15/2020. We are aware of the postponement of this year's conference and are monitoring the situation closely.

Take Virtual Yoga Classes in the Virtual Atrium Every Tuesday Through April 28

Livestream yoga classes as well as pre-recorded yoga classes will take place in the Virtual Atrium from 12:45-1:45 pm every Tuesday starting March 31st through April 28th.

Join the Virtual Atrium on Zoom

Stay connected, call into the Virtual Atrium between 12 and 2 pm EST each weekday:

Chat with peers, share artwork you’ve been working on, and relax together between zoom classes.

Undergraduate Students Are Invited to Apply for the Allan Rohan Crite Scholarship through April 15

Undergraduate students are invited to apply for the Allan Rohan Crite Scholarship, presented by African American Women Appreciating Art by African Americans (AAWAAAA). Applications are due to Shaun Thomas by April 15. 

Allan Rohan Crite Scholarship 

Eligibility: African American students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Visual Arts.

Deadline: April 15, 2020

View the full application here.

Handshake Highlights

Job Postings

Looking for a job? Check Handshake for the latest on and off campus postings.

Junior Associate, Riggs Cooper Art Partners-New York City

Film and New Media Filmmaker Assistant- Interlochen Arts Camp

Summer Crew, Sterling and Francine Clark Art institute- Williamstown, MA



Internship Postings

Take a look at some recent internship postings including:

Product Intern, Uprise Art- New York/Remote

Arts Intern/SAIS Summer Internships, MFA Boston

Summer Intern-Production, Contagious LA

Intern, Marblehead Arts Association


Calls for Work

Check out some open calls for work:

Free Webinars for Artists from Creative Capital


Weekly Wave Farm Radio Broadcast Schedule

This Week's Schedule on SMFA 1630 AM

Due to the situation with COVID-19, the radio station is offline until further notice.

Would you like to program your own show in the future? For training or programming questions/requests, email