Category: CFA

Ariel Freiberg: Unquenchable Thirst in the Sherman Gallery

Ariel Freiberg: Unquenchable Thirst September 11 – October 25 Opening Reception: Friday, September 11, 6–7:30 Sherman Gallery, 775 Commonwealth Avenue Ariel Freiberg’s (MFA 04) recent work confronts idealized representations of gendered identities. In her lush and sensuous canvases, Freiberg depicts women’s faces that appear to blend into or emerge out of abstractly painted veils. From […]

Categories: Alumni, events, Visual Arts

2015 Welcome Back Events, and a special announcement.

The summer is over, but the fun isn’t ending! To welcome you back, and get you in the swing of things, we’ve planned a host of exciting events for new and returning students. First-Year undergrads…can’t get enough events? Check out BU Weeks of Welcome! College-Wide Monday, August 31st Campus-Wide Commonwealth Ave Fair 1–4pm Get to […]

Categories: Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

Visiting Artist: Maya Lin

Tim Hamill Lecture Thursday, September 24, 4 pm Metcalf Ballroom, 2nd Floor, 775 Commonwealth Ave. Free and open to the public Co-sponsored by the School of Visual Arts and the BU Arts Initiative. Maya Lin is an American artist and designer whose projects range in scale from intimate sculptures to buildings, parks, and monuments. Concerned with the relationship between […]

Categories: events, Visual Arts

The Center for Beethoven Research Enters Its Second Season

Opened last year, the new College of Fine Arts Center for Beethoven Research is poised to be a resource for all things Beethoven and a magnet for Beethoven scholars from around the world. A work in progress since 2012, the center, based in the School of Music department of musicology and ethnomusicology, will feature a […]


BYC at 808 Gallery

Boston Young Contemporaries July 10–August 21 Reception: Friday, July 10, 6–8 pm 808 Gallery Boston Young Contemporaries is a juried exhibition featuring the work of current and recently graduated students from MFA programs in Boston and across New England. This year marks the tenth anniversary of BYC, a landmark in its history of showcasing emerging artists and building connections across […]

Categories: Alumni, events, Visual Arts

BU Tanglewood Institute announces 2015 Faculty Recital Series

BUTI presents nearly 20 faculty concerts at Trinity Church in Lenox, MA; Faculty Recital Series to include performances by ensembles-in-residence: Muir String Quartet, Axiom Brass, and Vento Chiaro Boston, MA – The Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) is pleased to introduce its 2015 Faculty Recital Series, running from June 22–July 29 at Trinity Church in […]

Categories: BUTI, events

CFA Bids Farewell to Painting Professor John Walker

A towering figure in the world of contemporary painting and former Chair of the Graduate Painting department, Walker set to step down after 22 years of impassioned leadership at the BU School of Visual Arts; Walker named Professor Emeritus of Art After twenty-two years of impassioned leadership at the College of Fine Arts at Boston […]

Categories: Visual Arts