Arts & Culture

“FOLD XII,” by Sam Gilliam, 2014.
October 28, 2016 Large Image
Work by renowned African-American painter Sam Gilliam joins permanent collection at Tufts Art Gallery

The title of the painting FOLD XII could be interpreted as a command. That’s because this brightly colored work on handmade paper,...

October 21, 2016 Large Image
“Fold XII” by Sam Gilliam unveiled during gallery event

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (October 21, 2016) -- Tufts University today celebrated the newest addition to its permanent art collection with the...

Karl Stephan at the Nave Gallery
October 20, 2016 Large Image
An exhibition in Somerville curated by a Tufts alum highlights the role of street art

A young man spray-paints his name as a logo on a basketball court in Boston. Another kid, in suburban Connecticut, carves something similar into a...

two mimes on stage
October 17, 2016 Video
Silence is golden for the performers in the university’s Hype Mimez troupe

Mime is ever so much more than people in black costumes and painted white faces pretending they are trapped in a box—it’s about storytelling, and...

October 12, 2016
Continuation of Mellon Sawyer Seminar – an innovative research collaboration – includes four public lectures and panel discussions this semester

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts (Oct. 12, 2016) -- Tufts University continues its Mellon Sawyer Seminar in Comparative Global...