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Opening Reception: SMFA Thesis Show

Friday, May 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


The Tufts University Art Galleries presents an opening reception the School of The Museum of Fine Arts thesis exhibition, t(here). The exhibition will celebrate the work of 42 graduating master of fine arts students from the School of The Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts. t(here) represents the collapse of “here” and “there” into one unified paradigm. The artists see our globalized world as both “here” and there; that problems of the past are the problems of today.  It acknowledges that the contemporary moment is a synthesis of the mainstream and the periphery, theory and experience, history and future. This work is the capstone of their two years of working closely with SMFA at Tufts’ faculty to develop their vision and shape the future of their careers as working artists.

The exhibition opens on Monday, May 14 and runs through Sunday, May 20, with works on view at Lane Hall on North Hill Road, Eaton Hall at 5 The Green, and the Aidekman Arts Center. Regular exhibition hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For the opening reception, all three locations will be open to the public until 10 p.m. Tufts recommends that guests park in Dowling Hall, 419 Boston Avenue (day parking passes can be purchased for $8) and walk through campus, visiting Lane Hall, then Eaton Hall, and then Aidekman Arts Center. Maps for all locations will also be provided at each site.



Friday, May 18, 2018
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Aidekman Arts Center, Tufts University
40 Talbot Ave.
Medford, 02155 United States
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