Exhibit opening next Monday!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on May 4, 2013 in events, tufts events |

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 […]


Save the Date for the “The Wonder Smith”

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on April 11, 2013 in events, tufts events |

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 […]


Opportunity! TED meets Tufts

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on February 9, 2013 in tufts events, tufts program news |

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 […]


Free Environmental/Art Program on Wednesday 11/7!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on November 2, 2012 in tufts events, tufts program news |

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 […]


Tufts Alumni Event: Fruitlands Museum Tour

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 12, 2012 in tufts events |

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 […]



Opening Reception at the Tufts Art Gallery

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 27, 2012 in tufts events |

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 […]



Opening Reception of Elements of Expression: The Art and Design of Elwyn George Gowen

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 11, 2012 in exhibition design, tufts events |

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 […]



Event @ Tufts Art Gallery

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 8, 2012 in tufts events |

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

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 5, 2012 in tufts events, tufts program news |

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 […]


Upcoming Lecture at Tufts

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 29, 2012 in learning opportunities, tufts events |

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 […]

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