SMFA News

We Are Not Your Subjects Now

March 02, 2018 | Rob Phelps
Artists from the Americas challenge notions of who is indigenous and what that means in exhibition at Tufts Art GalleryOur broader mainstream culture tends to imagine indigenous peoples of t...

American Outsider Art Comes to Tufts

February 26, 2018 | Monica Jimenez
Andrew and Linda Safran donate thirty-eight works of art to the university’s permanent collection When Andrew Safran, A76, F77, and his wife, Linda, first came across a work...

Works in Progress

December 13, 2017 | Laura Ferguson
Imagination is the only limit as seniors at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts showcased their art at Open Studio Day Becoming an artist can be a solitary pursuit, but for studen...

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 togetherAppreciating how Picasso p...

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...