Arts & Culture

Anna Deavere Smith at Tufts University
September 27, 2016 Large Image
Anna Deavere Smith brought her one-woman show “Notes from the Field” to Tufts and sparked a discussion about race and criminal justice

From the stage of Distler Auditorium at Tufts, actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith issued a call to action: “What I say to young people...

Cassils performs "Powers That Be." Credit: Heather Cassils
September 7, 2016 Large Image
A powerful exploration of media and violence by contemporary artist Cassils

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University (SMFA at Tufts) will present “Breaking News: Cassils,” an urgent and timely solo-...

Eric Weinstock in a movie theater eating popcorn
September 6, 2016 Large Image
Eric Weinstock is a “root canal guy” who knows his way around a screenplay, with two movies set for release this year. Cue the burping pig.

Hey kid, want to break into the glamorous world of screenwriting? Here’s a proven method: Get your degree in psychology, finish law school, become...

August 31, 2016 Large Image
Newcomers include first SMFA at Tufts students, first matriculating 1+4 bridge year fellows

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – (August 31, 2016) –Tufts University’s Class of 2020 boasts the title of most selective ever: only 14....

painting by Isabel Montoya
August 29, 2016 Large Image
The lives and works of faculty and students at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts

This fall marks a new chapter in the arts at Tufts, as the students, faculty and staff of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts begin the academic...