• 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

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 formal appointment of DavidNelson as our 12th President and 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.
 
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.
 
Jewelry of Burning Man
Jewelry of Burning ManKaren Christian’s, Class of '97 (Metals), new book The Jewelry of Burning Man, is about an obsession with jewelry, a love of teaching people to make jewelry, and the community that gathers at Burning Man to burn a giant wooden man out on the harsh desert floor once a year in Black Rock City, Nevada.
 
  

Events

 
02.11
This is Not Going to Be Pretty
Join us with alumnus Brian Collins '82 in the new Design and Media Center to hear about his experience in the global design community and his firm COLLINS as it relates to the future of design.
 
 
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
Save the Date: 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. Space is limited, RSVP coming soon!

Sustainability Incubator, Design and Media Center 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!

 
  

Feature

Maryann Cocca-Leffler '80

Maryann Cocca-Leffler '80

In her home studio located in Amherst, New Hampshire, Maryann Cocca-Leffler ’80 (Illustration) creates illustrated stories inspired by her own childhood as a young Italian-American girl growing up in Everett, MA, and the experiences of her family members and people she meets along the way.

A veteran author-illustrator of over 50 children’s books and an award-winning playwright, her work touches upon universal themes such as fitting-in, friendship, generosity, love, kindness, overcoming adversity, and tolerance.

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