Arts & Culture

stack of books by an armchair
December 17, 2012
Faculty, staff and alumni serve up their recommendations for your reading pleasure

The year’s end is always a happy excuse for lists of favorite books, so we decided to take advantage of it again this year. We asked faculty,...

OrtaWater-Fluvial Intervention Unit installation by Lucy and Jorge Orta
September 25, 2012 Large Image
Artists challenge assumptions about our daily lives in a new exhibition at the Tufts Art Gallery

It takes more than a few minutes to make sense of the puzzling sculptural mash-ups in the American premiere of Food-Water-Life, a new...

illustration of climbing a mountain of books
July 10, 2012 Large Image
From novels and thrillers to history and biographies, the Tufts community serves up plenty of summer book recommendations

As we sail into prime vacation season each summer, we ask faculty, students, staff and alumni to tell us about books that they liked, and why they...

Founding Fathers, 2011 by Lauren Adelman, Lucas Nkgweng and the Saturday class
June 12, 2012 Slideshow
A new exhibition at Tufts highlights the connections between South Africa and Boston

South Africa’s troubled journey from apartheid to democracy is the focus of The Boston–Jo’burg Connection, a new exhibition at the Tufts...

the Colossal AcornHead sculpture on campus
May 14, 2012 Large Image
First public art installation on the Medford/Somerville campus highlights our connection to nature

The innate, inescapable connection between humans and the natural world is visualized in a new piece of public sculpture recently installed on...