• Sustainability Incubator: What's it all about?

    Come check out the newest building on campus, the DMC which is housing the Sustainability Incubator this semester.  Learn more and plan a trip to campus for one the events listed on the calendar here!


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    Thank you for a great year!

    We hope you were able to join us for some fantastic events this year, we put some images from this year in motion and enjoyed reflecting on 2015.  Check it out here.

  • Brian Collins '82 on the future of design

    Through leading by example, Brian will talk about how embracing failures, disasters, mistakes, and rejections can make all the difference in the design world. Alumni RSVP for free here!

     

  • Bring your young artists! Family Day at "Selections"

    Family Day is February 27, 2016 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Free and open to all!  More info about "Selections" exhibition here.

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    Connect with alumni working in your field. Find old friends and classmates. Explore all that the online alumni community has to offer. Start now by logging in or creating a new account.

News

Presidential Search
Presidential SearchThe Massachusetts Board of Higher Education has voted to approve Dr. David P. Nelson as the 12th president of Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Nelson will be transitioning from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) where he has been Provost and Chief Academic Officer.
 
A World of Questions
A World of QuestionsThree years in the making, Professor Chaz Maviyane-Davies' new book, A World of Questions: 120 Posters on the Human Condition has just been published. This thought provoking, conceptual book of posters uses original imagery and urges us to confront aspects of our entity, engaging us in the conversations of our time.
 
MassArt Celebrates Opening of Design and Media Center
MassArt Celebrates Opening of Design and Media Center

Tuesday, January 19th, was a milestone day for MassArt, with the opening of our new Design and Media Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Governor Charlie Baker and over 400 MassArt community members and friends of the college. The event also featured a pop-up exhibition of alumni works in design and media, installations of undergraduate and graduate work throughout the building, and an open house in the new Sustainability Incubator.

 
Raise the Roof with Rick and Laura Brown in Florida
Raise the Roof with Rick and Laura Brown in FloridaAre you an alumna/us in Florida or visiting the state on February 11, 2016? Please join MassArt faculty Rick Brown and Laura Brown '93 for a screening of Raise the Roof, a documentary by directors Yari & Cary Wolinsky. The film follows the Browns and the Handshouse Studio team as they set out to rebuild Gwoździec, one of the magnificent 18th-century wooden synagogues of Poland, the last of which were destroyed by Nazis during World War II.
 
Sustainabilty Incubator Launches
Sustainabilty Incubator Launches

The Sustainability Incubator is a spring 2016 interdisciplinary platform for developing and cross-pollinating innovative curriculum and art/design projects at the intersection of social justice, health, and the environment. The Incubator is a public laboratory of inquiry and presentation. Please drop by often to see what is going on. Schedule of Events

 
Alumnus Launches New Footwear Company in Boston
Alumnus Launches New Footwear Company in BostonCarlos Villamil ’12 (Fashion Design Certificate Program) and his co-collaborators Jonathan Newman and Edie Lufkin have just launched éléINSIDERS™, an innovative new footwear option that fills the void between slippers and Athleisure footwear.
 
  

Events

 
02.13
Bread & Puppet Theater: “The Overtakelessness Circus”

Bread & Puppet Theater, featuring Artistic Director Peter Schumann and his merry troupe of puppeteers, returns to Boston as Artists-in-Residence at MassArt, bringing their signature powerful imagery, masked characters, and giant papier-mâché puppets.

Two days! Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th at 3:00pm

Get more info & tickets here!


 
 
03.02
Freight Farms: Jon Friedman '12
Ever heard of a farm inside a shipping container? It didn’t exist until Jonathan Friedman ’12 dreamt it up and co-founded Freight Farms here in Boston. As part of the Sustainability Incubator spring events series, hear Jon talk about his venture into the world of high-tech urban farming.

RSVP here!

Sustainability Incubator, Design and Media Center Room D110
621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

 
 
03.15
Save the Date: Artists Help Desk
Boston Center for the Arts and ArtMorpheus are bringing artists together with art professionals, including curators, gallerists, writers, outreach strategists, marketing whizzes, and more, for one-on-one consultations. Register for up to four 20-minute consultations per session. MassArt alumni receive a rate of $15/consultation with discount code: MassArt621 
Registration Link Coming Soon!

 
 
03.21
MassArt All School Show 2016
Join us for this festive annual showcase featuring outstanding student work from majors across the college. The All School Show spans three weeks from March 21 - April 8, with an awards night on Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
 
  

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Sustainabilty Incubator Launches

Sustainabilty Incubator Launches

The Sustainability Incubator is a spring 2016 interdisciplinary platform for developing and cross-pollinating innovative curriculum and art/design projects at the intersection of social justice, health, and the environment. The Incubator is a public laboratory of inquiry and presentation. Please drop by often to see what is going on. Schedule of Events

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