Arts & Culture

Michael Downing sitting at his desk with a laptop
March 29, 2019 Large Image
In Michael Downing’s new novel “Still in Love,” a creative writing class is the setting—and the crucible for change

In an overcrowded room with twelve black armchairs, a man known only as the Professor lays out his rules: No phones or devices. No extensions on...

Grace Talusan
March 26, 2019 Large Image
Tufts lecturer Grace Talusan illuminates the truths of illness, abuse, and immigrant life in her new memoir

Grace Talusan’s return to the Philippines, documented in the opening chapters of her new award-winning memoir The Body Papers (Restless...

view of installation of Harry Dodge exhibition at Tufts Art Gallery
March 11, 2019 Large Image
Tufts exhibition by conceptual and visual artist Harry Dodge shows the intersection of our raw and messy humanity with technology

What does love have to do with the quasi-mechanical, abstract sculptures, drawings, and videos by the Los Angeles–based artist Harry Dodge in ...

Foyn Iceberg No. 1 (Right Side)
March 11, 2019 Large Image
SMFA at Tufts Traveling Fellow and alumna documents impact of shifting global climate on Antarctica in new exhibit at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 11, 2019)—Multidisciplinary artist Georgie Friedman explores the beautiful, desolate and endangered...

painting depicting a woman in clouds held by a chain attached to her ankle
March 8, 2019 Large Image
Making art helps family members and friends suffering addiction’s devastation

Inspired by memories of family weekends in Maine, Bryan painted his canvas with two stick figures riding snowmobiles, a smiley yellow sun beaming...