SMFA News

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...

Looking Ahead

September 14, 2018 | The Improper Bostonian
Do some market research at the Museum of Capitalism, an Oakland-based pop-up bringing 20 artists to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University. Sharon Daniel embroiders an op-...

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...

Creating Understanding

September 10, 2018 | Taylor McNeil
Using the university’s libraries, the Bridging Differences initiative encourages learning about the political, social, and cultural issues that divide our societyIf you are walking toward th...

The Ticket: What's happening in the local arts world

September 07, 2018 | The Boston Globe
MUSEUM OF CAPITALISM This “museum” — really, a conceptual artwork — presents capitalism as if it were a vestige of history. Artworks and artifacts examine the economic system’s legacy regard...

A Time-Twisting Visit to the Museum of Capitalism

September 05, 2018 | Atlas Obscura
IN THE BACK CORNER OF the gallery, three chunks of amber glow under a spotlight. I squint at one and make out a couple of dark shapes. I’m expecting stuck bugs or plant matter, relics of som...

Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion

September 04, 2018 | Taylor McNeil
Rob Mack and Joyce Sackey bring a breadth of experience to their new roles as chief diversity officers for TuftsWhen Rob Mack and Joyce Sackey were named Tufts’ chief diversity officers in l...

New Faculty at Arts and Sciences

September 04, 2018 | News Staff
Twenty-seven faculty members join the School of Arts and Sciences and the SMFA this fallThis fall, the School of Arts and Sciences welcomed twenty-seven new faculty members in fourteen A&amp...