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Join our community of artists and makers and spend your summer building a portfolio of new and exciting artwork!

Engage with SMFA at Tufts' interdisciplinary approach to art making and create conceptually sophisticated artwork. As you learn to work with new materials and deepen your understanding of familiar mediums, you will make connections to bigger ideas.

The summer 2021 Pre-College Programs at Tufts University will be conducted virtually due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Please note there will be no physical on-campus element to this program. All instruction and interaction will take place on virtual platforms.

Program Highlights:

  • Expand your art practice with the introduction of new materials and ideas
  • Work one-on-one with faculty to develop your portfolio
  • Refine your approach to making art and renew your creativity
  • Individual portfolio review sessions with SMFA admissions representatives

Program Outcomes:

  • Polished additions to your art portfolio
  • Virtual exposure to renowned art institutions in Boston
  • Take art school for a test drive

Dates: July 11 - July 30, 2021 | 3 weeks

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