If you’re anything like me, the thought of starting a long research paper or project is incredibly daunting. I never know how or where to compile evidence. However, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is a helpful resource for all manner of research projects. While paintings and artworks aren’t always reliable pieces of evidence for science-based projects, the MFA would probably prove helpful in research within the arts and humanities. If you happen to find yourself working on something that could use arts evidence, look no further than the MFA’s collections.
As Tufts’ only all-femme competitive step team, the ENVY Ladies bring passion and energy to the dance floor. Stepping incorporates African folk traditions into a performance of dancing, acting and speech. The ENVY Ladies perform step on campus as well as in competitions across the country. ENVY’s three captains spoke to the Tufts Daily about their experiences joining ENVY and serving as captains.
With over 500,000 works of art throughout the Museum of Fine Arts, navigating the galleries can be overwhelming. Luckily, the MFA is divided into several collections, making the viewing experience more digestible. The MFA has 13 collection areas in total. They are as follows: Art of Africa ...
Although all Tufts students have free access to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, many forget to utilize the museum. The MFA houses almost 500,000 works of art across a multitude of ancient and modern collections. You can find art ranging from 6,500 B.C.E to even the 2000s. The museum is open every day except Tuesdays and is eager to welcome visitors with a variety of interests and needs. Regardless of what you’re looking for, the MFA has an incredibly diverse and expansive collection available to students.
After enduring dozens of textbook pages and required readings, leisure reading is not always the first activity to come to mind for busy Tufts students. Activities like watching TV or listening to music may appear to be more useful in de-stressing after assigned reading and writing assignments. However, Tufts students can often be found reading on President’s Lawn or enjoying a good book on the weekends.