Arts & Culture

Frank Lehman with the shadow of Darth Vader behind him on a red background
January 12, 2018 Large Image
Frank Lehman finds complexity, character clues, and the definitive sound of evil in the music of "Star Wars"

For a sci-fi fan, is anything more thrilling than a darkened theater, the flash of the yellow Stars Wars logo, and the first rousing...

Sawyer Eaton shows her work to the class
December 19, 2017 Large Image
It’s workshop night at the Comics and Graphic Novels class, and getting and giving critiques is the name of the game

Sawyer Eaton, A20, stepped back from the illustrated story that she’d just taped to the blackboard in Braker Hall 118. Her classmates leaned in...

SMFA student and faculty member discuss her paintings
December 13, 2017 Large Image
Imagination is the only limit as seniors at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts showcased their art at Open Studio Day

Becoming an artist can be a solitary pursuit, but for students in the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, it’s also important to engage...

open book by a fireplace
December 5, 2017 Large Image
The Tufts community offers its recommendations for curling up with some good reading

Books are having a moment. Sales of physical books are up, independent bookstores are showing signs of growth, and even Amazon is opening brick-...

SMFA art sale space before it opens
November 13, 2017 Large Image
The SMFA annual art sale, with works by both students and established artists, opens November 16

Ten years ago, real estate developer Juan Prieto looked at the bland lobby of a Cambridge office building and knew it cried out for art. But he...