Arts & Culture

“The Living Rose,” by Greg Lookerse, MFA14.
November 14, 2016 Large Image
With works by both students and established artists, in a variety of media and every price range, the annual event offers treasures for all

The students at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts are intensely focused on creating new work for the critiques in their classes. Few...

John Brown bust with nose missing
November 1, 2016 Large Image
Solving the mystery of a lost masterpiece in the Tufts art collection

One day a few years ago, Laura McDonald had an idea. McDonald, who is the art collection registrar at Tufts, was conducting her annual inventory...

“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...