SMFA News

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...

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...

Art in the Round

May 16, 2017 | Rob Phelps
By the time master of fine arts students graduate from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts, they’ve mastered not just the creation of art, but the ability to...

Art and the Sciences

May 11, 2017 | News Staff
The Department of Integrative Physiology and Pathobiology's Museum School retreat An interdisciplinary group of some 50 faculty and postdoctoral fellows recently attended th...