SMFA News

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...

Art as profit-and-loss statement

September 20, 2018 | The Boston Globe
Capitalism is the proverbial water that Americans swim in. “Museum of Capitalism,” at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, makes a heroic, acidic, and tongue-in-cheek e...

Bringing Outside Artists to Light

September 17, 2018 | Rob Phelps
They lived outside the arts world, but created works—now on view at Tufts—that are standing the test of timeProvocatively posed and rendered in mud, Lady Liberty greets visitors near the ent...

Remembering Julie Graham

September 13, 2018 | Laura Ferguson
A longtime teacher at the SMFA, her paintings and photography were about looking for the unseenTraveling anywhere in a car with painter and photographer Julie Graham meant stopping “all the ...

Get Creative

September 10, 2018 | Laura Ferguson
In a new pre-orientation program for incoming students, the focus was on the artsIf there was an unexpected flair to how Tyler Whitaker translated the word “Tufts” onto a piece of pocket-sha...