Fall 2014 public programming

Fall 2014 public programming

School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University

Left: Anastasia Douka, Bad Blood: Sentiments of a Giant, 2014. Mixed media. Courtesy of the artist. Right: Jonathan VanDyke performing Self Portrait as My Mother, as an Actress, as a Painter, as a Stranger. On Stellar Rays, New York, 2013. Courtesy of the artist and Scaramouche, New York.
August 27, 2014
Fall 2014 public programming

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
230 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115


Each year the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) hosts a range of international artists and critical thinkers through our exhibitions and public programs. These events are free and open to the SMFA community and general public. For the complete semester schedule and more information about the artists, visit www.smfa.edu/exhibitions.

Fall Invitational
Reverb: New Art from Greece
September 9–October 18
Opening reception: September 9, 5–7pm
Eleven emerging and mid-career Greek artists present works that reflect on and interpret the impact of social, political, and economic conditions during a crucial time in Greece’s history. Guest curated by SMFA alumna Eirene Efstathiou and independent curator Evita Tsokanta.

Related events
– September 10, 12–12:30pm: For All the Reasons in the World, a performance by Eirene Efstathiou
– September 11, 12:30–2pm: Curatorial presentation and tour
– October 9, 7:30pm: Conversation and film screening of History Zero by Stefanos Tsivopoulos, who represented Greece at the 2013 Venice Biennial.

Student exhibitions 
New Student Salon Show
September 3–15
Opening reception: September 4, 5pm
A showcase of the work and talent from new students joining the SMFA community, bringing together artists working in various media from across our programs.

4 Painters 2014
September 18–December 12
Opening reception: September 25, 4–6pm
The 23rd SMFA student collaboration at the William Morris Hunt Memorial Library, Museum of Fine Arts. Curated by MFA student Ashley Cummock and featuring work by Amanda Donohue, Hannah Perrigo, Anna Paul, and Arevik Tserunyan.

Table of Contents
September 18–October 10
Featuring projects by students from the Oral and Visual Storytelling class that recount narratives addressing lived experience and memory.

Exchange of Culture
September 18–October 10
Curated by Studio Diploma student Shivani Timilsina.

Home, Memory, Space
September 18–October 10
Curated by MFA students Ashley Cummock, Hillary Irvine, and Azita Moradkhani.

September 18–October 10
Curated by BFA students William Ferguson and Christopher Lineberry.

Ivor Cummings: MFA Thesis Exhibition 
October 2–8

New Dimensions–New Directions: Current Work in Ceramics, Metals, Jewelry and Small Sculpture
October 14–November 4
A snapshot of work by current SMFA students, broad in scope and investigation while rooted in the foundations of three-dimensional objects.

Sun Yong Hwang: MFA Thesis Exhibition
October 16–22

Mengxi Zhang: MFA Thesis Exhibition
October 30–November 5

Beckwith Lecture 
September 22, 6pm
Ben Davis,”Art and Class”
Davis is an art critic living in New York City and author of 9.5 Theses on Art and Class. His writing has appeared in Adbusters, the Brooklyn Rail, Slate, the Village Voice, and many other publications. He is currently a senior writer at Blouin Artinfo.

Visiting Artists Lecture Series 
September 17, 12:30pm: Glenn Ligon in conversation with Joseph R. Wolin
September 24, 12:30pm: Jonathan VanDyke
October 2, 12:30pm: Andy Graydon
October 8, 12:30pm: Micah Lexier
October 12, 6pm: Black Radical Imagination
October 15, 12:30pm: Dana Sherwood
October 22, 12:30pm: Keltie Ferris
October 29, 12:30pm: Soo Sunny Park
October 30, 12:30pm: David Taylor
November 12, 12:30pm: Juan William Chávez
November 13, 12:30pm: Michael Bühler-Rose
November 19, 12:30pm: Eva Lundsager
December 4, 12:30pm: Marina Pinsky

Special event 
SMFA Art Sale
November 20–23
Opening celebration: November 20, 5–8pm
Shop an eclectic mix of artworks by SMFA’s emerging and established artists to benefit SMFA student scholarships.

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