SMFA News

Works in Progress

December 13, 2017 | Laura Ferguson
Becoming an artist can be solitary pursuit, but for students in the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, it’s also important to engage with other people and talk about their idea...

The Art of the Matter

November 13, 2017 | Laura Ferguson
Ten years ago, real estate developer Juan Prieto looked at the bland lobby of a Cambridge office building and knew it cried out for art. But he wanted real art—not the mass-produced kind...

Bringing Art into View

November 01, 2017 | Rob Phelps
Dina Deitsch is relishing her new role as director and chief curator for Tufts University Art Galleries—and helping bring the university’s arts communities together Apprecia...

Lessons Behind Bars

October 19, 2017 | Laura Ferguson
It’s 7 a.m. on a Wednesday, not the usual time for most undergraduates to be up and about. But for students in Hilary Binda’s class Mass Incarceration and the Literature of Confinement, meet...

Welcoming New Jumbos

August 30, 2017 | Laura Ferguson
The university greets another record-breaking undergraduate class, including students at the SMFA at Tufts, and transfersBe curious. Say “I don’t know” at least once a day, and then listen—r...