Arts & Culture

man with gray hair playing violin
December 17, 2013
Composer John McDonald, professor and chair of the Department of Music, offers his advice

As a composer and pianist, when I’m asked to write something for a new instrument, I enjoy the privilege of starting from scratch. So I feel as if...

woman reading book in bookstore
December 16, 2013
The Tufts community weighs in with recommendations for your winter reading pleasure

You might read on your phone, tablet, Kindle or Nook—or even, gasp!—holding a hardcover or paperback in your hands. Whatever your...

 Rita Ortolino-Dioguardi at home with her art
November 1, 2013 Slideshow
Rita Ortolino-Dioguardi creates collages and quilts with spontaneous inspiration and painstaking care

In the third of an occasional series, Tufts Now highlights the hidden talents of Tufts faculty and staff.

Rita Ortolino-...

a composite of six photos of women who survived wars
October 22, 2013 Slideshow
Elizabeth Herman, A10, uncovers a hidden legacy in her photographic documentary

Soldiers invaded their homes and killed their families while they watched. They were raped, tortured, imprisoned and displaced, and they often...

Jeff Briggs' carousel in action
October 15, 2013 Video
Sculptor Jeff Briggs brings New England creatures to life on the Kennedy Greenway carousel

The lifelike animals on Boston’s newest carousel were turning around in the mind of Jeff Briggs long before they appeared on the Rose...