Arts & Culture

Lorna Simpson
April 30, 2018 Large Image
SMFA Medal Award Gala honoring conceptual artist, photographer and activist to include silent auction of student artwork benefitting emerging artists, art education

BOSTON (April 30, 2018)—The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University is celebrating conceptual...

drag performers gather for a photo at the end of their performance
April 24, 2018 Large Image
Students sashay their way through a drag performance course that delves into how we perceive gender

Was that a man, or a woman? Was that beautiful blonde hair real? Will all that glitter ever come out of the carpet of the Tisch Library?


Travis Percy, A18, performs a monologue during a “Fires in the Mirror” rehearsal
April 18, 2018 Video
A Tufts production of “Fires in the Mirror,” about two deaths and the 1991 Crown Heights riots, reveals deeper human truths

Bridget O’Leary, visiting artist in the Department of Drama and Dance, this month brings to the Tufts stage a play from 1992 that, as she sees it...

President Anthony P. Monaco
April 18, 2018 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 18, 2018)—Anthony P. Monaco, president of Tufts University and a distinguished geneticist, has been elected to...

Natalie Shapero at Tufts
April 17, 2018 Large Image
Natalie Shapero, who doesn't pull punches in her writing, explains what poetry means to her

T.S. Eliot had it at least half right when he wrote, in the opening to The Waste Land, that April is the cruelest month, at least judging...