SMFA News

The Art of Papermaking

May 16, 2018 | Laura Ferguson
In an SMFA class, students transform messy pulp into objects of art Paper leads a double life. It’s the get-it-done medium for annual reports and memos, newspapers and paperbacks. But there’...

Arts in the Midst of Engineering

May 10, 2018 | Monica Jimenez
School of the Museum of Fine Arts students create a mural in the Science and Engineering Complex’s Robinson Hall There’s a new student project on display at the School of Engineering, but i...

Art Here, There, and Everywhere

May 07, 2018 | Laura Ferguson
Graduating M.F.A. students show off their work in a wide-ranging exhibition on the Medford/Somerville campusTufts celebrates the provocative work of forty-two graduating M.F.A. students at t...

Feast for the Eyes

May 04, 2018 | Julie Flaherty
A collaborative course brings art, science, and community to the tableOver the years, Silvia Bottinelli has asked her students to look at food in art—think of Cezanne’s apples and oranges an...

Emerging artists celebrated in spring shows

May 01, 2018 | rsmyto01
Graduating and award-winning art students from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University to showcase works in trio of public exhibitsBOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May...

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 collectionWhen Andrew Safran, A76, F77, and his wife, Linda, first came across a work of art by William...

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...