Jan 30–Mar 12“Histories of Now: A Space for Dialogue, Art and Activism” (Barbara + Steven Grossman Gallery, SMFA)
With a focus on current events in Egypt, this exhibition will explore various contemporary movements and their shared struggle for social transformation. The gallery will transform into a site of international and local dialogue with spaces for gatherings, areas for internet research and a media library for readings, creative thinking and questioning. www.smfa.edu/egypt-dialogue
Jan 24Visiting Artist lecture: Helge Meyer(B209, SMFA)
Jan 28–Feb 12Metals+Glass Area Exhibition(Project Space+ BAG Gallery, SMFA)
Jan 28Visiting artist lecture: Andrea Sherrill Evans(A204, SMFA)
Feb 4Visiting artist lecture:RiaBrodell(A204, SMFA)
Feb 5Visiting artist lecture: Marie Losier(Alfond Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts)
Feb 6Visiting artist lecture: Lynn Lu(B209, SMFA)
Feb 7Visiting artist lecture: Steve Dibenedetto(Alfond Auditorium, MFA)
Feb 11Visiting artist lecture: Kelly Sherman(A204, SMFA)
Feb 12Visiting artist lecture: David Brooks (Alfond Auditorium, MFA)
Feb 14Visiting artist lecture: Henry Horenstein(B311, SMFA)
Feb 19Visiting artist lecture: Kevin Everson (Remis Auditorium, MFA)
Feb 19–Mar 11Ceramics Area Exhibition(Weems Atrium + Project Space, SMFA)
Feb 19–Mar 11Drawing Area Exhibition(BAG Gallery, SMFA)
Feb 20Visiting artist: Adina Bar-On (B209, SMFA)
Feb 24Visiting artist lecture: Sophia Ainslie(A204, SMFA)
Feb 25Visiting artist lecture: Bill Flynn(A204, SMFA)
Feb 26Visiting artist lecture: Nayland Blake (Alfond Auditorium, MFA)
Feb 28Visiting artist lecture: Andrea Geyer (B311, SMFA)
Mar 4Visiting artist lecture: Raul Gonzalez(A204, SMFA)
Mar 7Visiting artist lecture: Julia Jacquette(Alfond Auditorium, MFA)
Mar 8+9Graduate Open Studios(Mission Hill building, SMFA)
Mar 9–Aug 18“Students Curate Students: Liking Is for Cowards. Go for What Hurts.” (Courtyard Gallery, MFA)
Co-curated by two MFA students, this exhibition explores social media and online communication’s threat to meaningful human connection in today’s wired world. Artists’ talk: March 27.
Mar 11Visiting artist lecture: Karen Moss (A204, SMFA)
Mar 14Visiting artist lecture:LaToya Ruby Frazier(B311, SMFA)
Mar 25Visiting artist lecture: Sandra Allen (A204, SMFA)
Mar 25–Apr 12Print + Paper Area Exhibition (BAG Gallery, Project Space+Weems Atrium, SMFA)
Mar 28Visiting artist lecture: Thomas Eggerer(Alfond Auditorium, MFA)
Apr 1Visiting artist lecture: Candice Ivy(A204, SMFA)
Apr 2Visiting artist lecture: Annie Han + Daniel Mihalyo(Alfond Auditorium, MFA)
Apr 8Visiting artist lecture: Karen Moss(A204,SMFA)
Apr 9Visiting artist lecture: Antoniadis + Stone(Alfond Auditorium, MFA)
Apr 11Visiting artist lecture: Fred Tomaselli(Alfond Auditorium, MFA)
Apr 16Visiting artist lecture: Karen Yasinsky(Remis Auditorium, MFA)
Apr 16–May 18“Graduating Students and Award Recipients” (Grossman Gallery, SMFA)
Apr 18Visiting artist lecture: WalidRaad(B311, SMFA)
Apr 19–27Art Education Festival (Mission Hill building, SMFA)
Year-end event for candidates in the SMFA/Tufts Master of Arts in Teaching program and their PK-12 students.
May 10+11SMFA Spring Sidewalk Sale(SMFA)
Featuring ceramics, photography, drawings, jewelry, T-shirts, prints, paintings and much more by SMFA artists.
May 11–Nov 27(Eunice and Julian Cohen Galleria, MFA) Solo presentation for 2011 Traveling Fellow Ridley Howard (MFA ’99). Established in 1899, the SMFA Traveling Fellowships is one of the largest art school travel grant programs in the country.
May 19SMFA Commencement
Lectures at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) are free and open to the public.
Attendees must obtain free tickets from a kiosk or ticket desk at the MFA to gain admittance.
MFA Thesis Exhibitions
Feb 13–Mar 6(Howard Art Project)
Joe JoeOrangias. Reception: Feb 22.
Mar 6–15(Fourth Wall Project Art Space)
Alexander Squier; Juan Travieso. Reception: Mar 9, 5 –8 pm.
Mar 20–29(Fourth Wall Project Art Space)
Daniel Embree; Monica Manoski; Courtney McClellan; Ashley Wood. Reception and artists’ talk: Mar 29, 6–9 pm.
Mar 28–Apr 12(Mission Hill Gallery, SMFA)
David Flicker Brown.
Apr 2013(Anthony Greaney Gallery)
Jessica Borusky. Reception: Apr 5, 6 pm.
Apr 3–12(Fourth Wall Project Art Space)
Laura Fischman; Jasmine Higbee; Cathy McLauren; Laura Beth Reese. Reception: Apr 4, 5–8 pm.
Apr 5–27(Laconia Lofts)
Julia Cseko; Molly Segal.
Apr 11–28(Tufts University Art Gallery @ Aidekman Arts Center)
East Boston, MA: The World Peace Mural Tour will make its way to Boston for a special 4th of July Independence Day installation of a “Handwritten Mural” by renowned Miami artist, Renda Writer. The artist will install a “World Peace” mural on the main exterior wall of Iglesias Bautista Sendas de Fe in East Boston (316 East Meridian St., Boston, MA 02128) on July 4th, starting at 10am. The mural will include the phrase “WORD PEACE” spray-painted repetitiously, in a patriotic mix of red, white, and blue. For more details, check the World Peace Mural Tour Facebook Event.
Boston is the first stop on the “World Peace Mural Tour.” The five-city tour will make its way to Detroit in late July and will then head back East to create murals in Philadelphia and Washington DC in August and New York in September.
The World Peace Mural Tour is an artistic campaign and an ongoing art installation project aimed at enacting worldwide change through the power of the written word and the energy behind the w…