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Event @ Tufts Art Gallery

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.

Tufts Museum Studies Open House

If you are interested in the Tufts Museum Studies graduate program, make sure to attend the open house coming up this Wednesday, March 7 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

It promises to be a fun, informative talk, and I’m not just saying that because I’m one of the presenters. Come visit even if you’ve already applied to the program, as you’ll be able to meet professors, hear overviews of courses you can take, and meet current students and recent graduates.

RSVP online here, and email Angela Foss with any questions.

Upcoming Lecture at Tufts

This sounds really interesting and right up the museum studies alley. Check it out if you can!

March 5, 6 pm, art history department seminar room, 11 Talbot Ave.

Lucia Allais, Princeton,

The Salvage of Abu Simbel, or, Heritage as Technology

Lucia Allais is Assistant Professor in the History and Theory of Architecture  at Princeton University. She specializes in the intellectual and political history of architecture, urbanism, and preservation since 1900, with a particular focus on international institutions and global practices. She has published a number of essays, including “International Style Heritage” in Volume 20 (2009); “The Real and the Theoretical 1968” in Perspecta 32 (2010); and a translation of Superstudio’s Salvage of Historic City Centers in Log 22 (2011). She is working on a book about the international preservation movement and the history of destruction in the twentieth century.

Tufts Art History Graduate Research Conference

The Tufts University Art History Graduate Program would like to invite your students, faculty, and staff to attend its graduate student research conference. The theme of the conference is “Art and Exchange.” This year’s event will be held Saturday, March 10, 2012, from 9:30 to 3:45, with a keynote talk by Dennis Carr, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

Please visit the event announcement for more details.

Kudos to the art history & museum students students who were involved in organizing this!

Behind-the-scenes Tour of NEDCC?

There is a possibility of a Tufts tour of the Northeast Document Conservation Center, learning about all the behind-the-scenes work these fabulous people do.

Would you be interested? Please take a moment to answer this poll and help us plan.

Would you be interested in a tour of NEDCC?

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