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Throughout the year, Medici supporters are invited to programming featuring emerging artists and internationally renowned faculty. Most of all, your gift helps remarkable new artists achieve their full potential.

Medici Giving Levels

ALUMNI - $100 x number of years since graduation
COBALT - $600+
VERMILLION - $1,500+
TITANIUM - $3,000+

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Medici Benefits

All Levels – Special Invitations to Signature Medici Events
Enjoy exclusive invitations to events throughout the academic year that bring you closer to students, alumni, and faculty.

All Levels – VIP Receptions
Receive VIP pre-reception invitations to Tufts University Art Galleries exhibitions with curator-led tours, and the Galleries' e-newsletter, which includes information about upcoming events and performances.

All Levels – Pop-up Arts Events
Join us for off-site, pop-up events that keep you up–to–date on alumni working in the Boston arts scene and beyond.

All Levels – Discounts
Receive $100 off Continuing Education classes at SMFA at Tufts.

VERMILLION & TITANIUM Level Members - Receive additional invitations to VIP events during the academic year.

VERMILLION & TITANIUM Level Members - Enjoy private pre-sale appointments for the Art Sale.

TITANIUM level Members – Special discount for the pre-college program at SMFA at Tufts.

2019-2020 Medici Season

Planning for the 2019-2020 season of Medici events is underway. Confirmed events are listed below and additional events will be added soon.

July 2019 – May 2020
Alumni Studio Visits

Join us on studio visits with SMFA alumni in New England and New York City and walk away with memories that will inform your view of artistic practice for years to come. Whether you are approaching art as a personal passion or as an investment, we have something for you.

Open to Vermillion and Titanium member levels only.

September 5, 2019
Preview Reception: Julie S. Graham: Stack, Layer, and Arrange

Tufts University Art Galleries, Aidekman/Medford Location

Julie S. Graham: Stack, Layer, and Arrange is the first comprehensive retrospective of Julie S. Graham (1947-2018), Boston-based painter and beloved instructor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts. Join us for a preview with guest curator Martina Tanga.

Open to all Medici levels.

September 12, 2019
Opening Reception and Artist Talk: Faheem Majeed, Who Takes the Weight
Tufts University Art Galleries, SMFA Boston location

Faheem Majeed (b. 1976) is a builder—literally and metaphorically. A resident of the South Shore neighborhood in Chicago, Majeed often looks to the material makeup of his neighborhood and surrounding areas as an entry point into larger questions around civic-mindedness, community activism, and institutional critique. Organized by Abigail Satinsky, Curator.

Open to all Medici levels.

October 17, 2019
Reception and Artist Talk: Sanford Biggers
Tufts University Art Galleries, Aidekman/Medford Location

Sanford Biggers (b.1970) has developed a practice that encourages meaningful dialogue around history and trauma in America. Sanford Biggers is the first exhibition focused on the artist's BAM series, begun in 2015, in which Biggers seeks to memorialize and honor unarmed black victims of police gun violence in America.

Open to all Medici levels.

November 19, 2019
SMFA Art Sale Medici Night

Don’t miss this VIP event to discover and collect cutting-edge new work by emerging and internationally renowned artists!

Open to all Medici levels.

Contact

For more information about Medici programming, contact SMFAMedici@tufts.edu