SMFA News

Tufts Expands Commitment to Prison Education

December 11, 2018 | Laura Ferguson
The new program, in collaboration with Bunker Hill Community College, offers prisoners at MCI-Concord a chance to earn a college degreeHilary Binda, AG03, believes in the human capacity to o...

Painting Untold Stories

November 29, 2018 | Taylor McNeil
SMFA alum and lecturer Ria Brodell’s new book tells the stories of twenty-eight “Butch Heroes” About a decade ago, artist Ria Brodell started painting a series of self-portraits. They weren...

Help for Those Helping Others

November 14, 2018 | Laura Ferguson
Tufts’ Loan Repayment Assistance Program has aided thousands of alumni working in the nonprofit and public sectors Lindsay Rogers, A15, an ardent environmentalist, had long envisioned that s...

Art for Everyone

November 13, 2018 | Laura Ferguson
The annual SMFA art sale, with wide-ranging works by new and established artists, takes place November 15-19 For Rhoda Rosenberg, MFA81, there are many good reasons to visit...

Every Gift Counts

November 13, 2018 | Monica Jimenez
Alumni encourage the Tufts community to help make university’s sixth annual Giving Tuesday its most successful yetThis Giving Tuesday, November 27, Tufts is issuing a new challenge—8,000 gif...

A Tale of Two Protests

October 19, 2018 | Laura Ferguson
Filipino students paint the Tufts cannon to protest the Philippine government—just like those opposed to the Marcos regime did in 1977 When he arrived at Tufts from Toronto last fall, Timoth...

A Tale of Two Towns, in Black and White

October 05, 2018 | Laura Ferguson
A new film by Tufts faculty takes on the divide between once all-white Ferguson, Missouri and neighboring all-black KinlochJane Gillooly was working on a film in 2012 when she visited her ho...

IMAGINING AN AFTER

October 02, 2018 | DigBoston
I was looking and looking for a quote that I thought was from the philosopher Wittgenstein about how difficult—how structurally impossible it is—to analyze a cultural phenomenon from inside ...

At BU, a Boston art scene transformed by subversion

October 02, 2018 | The Boston Globe
“Under a Dismal Boston Skyline” sounds bleak, but the exhibition, at Boston University’s Faye G., Jo, and James Stone Gallery, celebrates art that grew like a flower from under a rock. Th...

Crossing Borders with Art

September 27, 2018 | Laura Ferguson
SMFA’s Jeannie Simms traveled to Italy to work with townspeople and new immigrants to create art and build collaborationPhotographer Jeannie Simms has spent the past two summers in Sant’Ales...

Spotlight on Research and Collaboration

September 25, 2018 | Taylor McNeil
Tufts hosts event October 29 to bring university community together to network and brainstorm on key research focus areasGiven an increasingly difficult funding climate, finding the research...