Don’t forget: The Wonder Smith: Children’s Book Illustrations of Boris Artzybasheff opens with a public reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m. next Monday, May 6. This exhibition includes over 40 black and white works from the Boston Public Library’s John D. Merriam Collection. Through them, visitors can explore the artist’s creative and technical genius. Many are accompanied [...]
Explore the children’s book illustrations of Boris Artzybasheff as curated by students from the Tufts University Museum Studies Program. On view from May 6-19, 2013, this is the first solo exhibition of Artzbasheff’s folk-inspired and whimsical illustrations. The exhibition showcases over 40 black-and-white works—many accompanied by excerpts from the fanciful stories they depict—that convey the creative [...]
Did you know that the Tufts Idea Exchange (TEX) team sets up TEX every spring here at Tufts? If you’re interested, check out the message below and contact their team. This could be a great opportunity for us to share what we do with the broader Tufts community! TEX is a TED-style forum for ideas where [...]
Join the Tufts Art Gallery this Wednesday, November 7, from 6-8 p.m. for performances, refreshments and new insights on the environment. (Not to mention, another opportunity to visit Lucy and Jorge Orta’s stunning installation of urban gleaning machines and Antarctic settlement objects. Also, Museum Studies student Sarah Cohen gets her own special shout-out as she [...]
After a little over two years, and 734 posts, I’m stepping down as the editor of the Tufts Museum Studies Blog. I graduated with my MA in History and Museum Studies in May 2012, and have been working on a succession plan since then. I’m happy to say that the blog will be in very [...]
The Tufts Alumni organization is sponsoring a daylong tour of the Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, MA, complete with a luncheon buffet at the Old Mill Restaurant. For the very affordable price of $39, you can meet at Dowling Hall, take a bus to Harvard, tour the museum, and get a great lunch. For more details [...]
Just stumbled across what could be a very interesting and useful blog for all of you starting at Tufts this fall: GradHacker. Actual grad students offer tips to manage workload, burnout, grad school culture, and other topics that will be pertinent to your interests. Check it out!
Elements of Expression: The Art and Design of Elwyn George Gowen May 3 – 20, 2012 Opening Reception May 3, 5:30-8pm Elements of Expression is curated by Tufts University students from the Museum Studies graduate program and presents the breadth of Gowen’s career, featuring color theory practices, design work, handicrafts, and landscape paintings. Gowen began his [...]
Save the date! This years Exhibition Design class has been hard at work on a brand new exhibit at the Tufts Art Gallery, and they’re holding the reception on Thursday, May 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Here’s their announcement: Save the Date: Opening Reception of Elements of Expression: The Art and Design of Elwyn [...]
It’s right at Tufts – no excuse for not checking this great event out! On Sunday, March 11, at 3pm, the Tufts Art Gallery is organizing a walkthrough of Nancy Holt: Sightlines with Contemporary Art Historian and Museum Director Chris McAuliffe. The one-hour tour will be followed by a small reception in the Remis Sculpture Court.