Arts & Culture

Preschoolers at ABCD Head Start & Children's Services learn science while creating paper sculptures in this photo taken in 2014.
November 17, 2021 Large Image
A decade-long research-practice partnership between the Eliot-Pearson Department and ABCD Head Start has improved science education for children and professional development for teachers

A dozen years ago, professor Christine McWayne came to Tufts with a...

Nancy Bauer. She will step down as dean of SMFA at Tufts on December 31. She leaves a legacy of advancing art education for Tufts students amid record growth
November 15, 2021 Large Image
As Nancy Bauer prepares to step down, she leaves a legacy of advancing art education for Tufts students amid record growth

Nancy Bauer, dean of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts (SMFA at Tufts), will step down from her role overseeing the school as well as...

The cast of "Almanac" on stage. Tufts seniors explore Black art in the new student-produced show, which runs at Cohen Auditorium through Nov. 14
November 9, 2021 Large Image
The new student-written show runs at Cohen Auditorium through November 14

What is Black art—and who has the agency to create it? What does it mean to create? These are some of the questions posed by...

A black and white image of a vintage camera and snapshots of people from early in the 20th century.
October 27, 2021 Large Image
From people to fine wine to TV shows, a Tell Me More podcast explores the good and bad of getting older

In this episode, we’re exploring what it means to get older, whether you’re a human or the planet Earth. We learn from a biologist who looks for...

A group of Black women stand contemplatively in front of a harbor in this still from one of Helina Metaferia's videos
October 26, 2021 Large Image
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, exhibition inspired by travel made possible by SMFA at Tufts Traveling Fellowship

Multidisciplinary artist Helina Metaferia centers women of color as protagonists in her collage, video, and installation works, exploring how...