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Fall 2018

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AUGUST 2018

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29
Aidekman Arts Center
Fall Exhibitions open to the public

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SEPTEMBER 2018

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
5:30-7:30pm
Tisch Family Gallery and Koppelman Gallery
Opening Receptions

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
12:15pm
Outdoor Plaza in front of Aidekman Arts Center
TuftsPublic / Heidi Neilson: Go Goes Radiotelescope Artist Talk

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
11:00am-3:45pm
Academic Quad, Medford/Tisch Family Gallery
Community Day
Art-Making Table on the Quad, 11am–3pm
Public Family Tour, 3–3:45pm

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OCTOBER 2018

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018
6:00-8:00pm
Tisch Family Gallery
Workshop: Body Part Casting (Alginate Demo and Workshop)
Join Kendall Reiss and Tanya Crane, professors of the practice in Sculpture, to explore the 3D art-making potential of alginate, a molding material derived from alginic acid found in seaweed, which is often used to make dental impressions. Participants will use the mold to create a cast of a fragmented body part in colored plastic.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018
11:00am
Tisch Family Gallery
Gallery Tour: Dina Deitsch, Director

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018
2:00pm
Tisch Family Gallery
Gallery Tour: Dina Deitsch, Director

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018
10:30am-8:30pm
Tisch Family Gallery
Frankenreads in the Gallery
As part of an international celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, the Galleries will co-host a marathon reading of the novel in the midst of the exhibition States of Freedom, providing a multisensory opportunity to grapple with what it means to be human. In collaboration with the English Department and supported by the Toupin-Bolwell Fund.

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NOVEMBER 2018

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8
4:30-6:30pm
Panel Discussion: "Does an Education make an Artist?"
The predominantly self-taught artists in the exhibition Expressions Unbound prompt us to consider how artists have been trained and identified throughout history. Join us for a discussion of the role of art pedagogy from the 14th-century atelier to the Bauhaus to current trends in studio-driven graduate degrees.

Panelists:
Jamie Franklin, Curator, Bennington Museum
Susan Jahoda, Core member BFAMFAPHD
Chiara Pidatella, Research Curator, Tufts University Art Galleries
Jacob Stewart-Halevy, Assistant Professor of Art History, Tufts University

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2018
6:00-8:00pm
Tisch Family Gallery
Drawing in the Gallery
Join Patrick Carter, lecturer in Studio Art, for a stress-free evening sketching from a live, nude model, surrounded and inspired by the fragmented and hybrid figures in States of Freedom: The Figure in Flux. No drawing experience necessary.

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DECEMBER 2018

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9
2:00pm
Tisch Family Gallery
Closing Weekend Public Tour
Join Tufts University Art Galleries' Director Dina Deitsch for a last-chance tour through the fall exhibitions.

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