Art and Music

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to Become Part of Tufts University in 2016

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (December 22, 2015)—The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), and Tufts University have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) outlining the transition of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) to Tufts University. The parties’ agreement in principle has received initial approval from the Boards of Trustees of both institutions, creating a new educational model that would make Tufts one of only a few universities in the United States with an arts program affiliated with a major museum.