Arts & Culture

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...

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

BOSTON, Mass. (Sept. 7, 2016) -- The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University (SMFA at Tufts) will present “Breaking News: Cassils,”...

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...