The Suffolk Journal

Photography Club hosts first showcase with musical guest

Photography Club hosts first showcase with musical guest

CJ Koch

April 17, 2019

Suffolk University’s Photography Club (PC) held their first ever photo gallery event Thursday evening on the fourth floor of the Sawyer Building to indulge students in just a fraction of the talent they had to exhibit. Most students dressed elegantly for the afternoon, and those who didn’t rushed...

Graphic Design department exemplifies students’ individuality in ‘Beyond the Bleed’ exhibit

Graphic Design department exemplifies students’ individuality in ‘Beyond the Bleed’ exhibit

Morgan Hume

April 17, 2019

Making the transition from a full-time student to a member of the working world can be challenging, but Suffolk University’s Graphic Design department helped make that change smoother by encouraging seniors to create a final project that will stand out in their portfolios. The “Beyond the Bleed”...

Find your Happy Place: Pop-up exhibit is ready for your Instagram close-up

Find your Happy Place: Pop-up exhibit is ready for your Instagram close-up

Sarah Lukowski

April 10, 2019

The interactive and immersive pop-up exhibit, “Happy Place,” is a picture heaven with larger-than-life installations and 12 multi-sensory themed rooms on a mission to spread happiness and positivity during its two-month run in Boston. The exhibit has had successful stops in Los Angeles, Toronto...

New MFA exhibit highlights relationship between gender and fashion

New MFA exhibit highlights relationship between gender and fashion

Emily Devlin

March 27, 2019

On March 21, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) opened the Gender Bending Fashion Exhibit, which explores fashion and gender over the years. Outside the exhibit is a timeline detailing fashion and gender all the way back to Ancient Egypt and Pharaoh Hatshepsut. Billy Porter’s appearance at the ...

The Museum of Fine Arts reveals its first Frida Kahlo exhibit

The Museum of Fine Arts reveals its first Frida Kahlo exhibit

Harper Wayne

February 27, 2019

Many people know the artist Frida Kahlo for her iconic unibrow, her self-portrait paintings and her poetry. Now, for the first time in Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is holding an exhibition, “Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular,” housing not only famous pieces of Kahlo’s art, but also similar...

Upcoming NESAD gallery features artwork by Suffolk alumni

Upcoming NESAD gallery features artwork by Suffolk alumni

Phoebe Adams

February 21, 2019

On Thursday, the Suffolk University Art Gallery will be presenting “A Life Designed,”  an exhibit featuring the work of seven alumni of the Masters in Graphic Design program. The gallery will show both professional and personal works of each artist in attendance, and is one of 11 exhibitions showcased...

Museum of Fine Arts celebrates Lunar New Year

Museum of Fine Arts celebrates Lunar New Year

Sarah Turley

February 15, 2019

The Lunar New Year is celebrated annually throughout Asian culture in different ways, and on Feb. 9, the Museum of Fine Arts hosted a variety of festivities that were open to both member and nonmembers free of charge to show unique ways the holiday is celebrated. The museum had a full day of activities pl...

“Lest We Forget”

“Lest We Forget”

Alexandria Acacia

November 7, 2018

German-Italian artist Luigi Toscano’s photography project “Lest We Forget” traveled to the Boston Common on Oct. 16 to remember and honor Holocaust survivors.  The artist’s collection of photos consists of vivid life-sized headshots of over 200 survivors living in places such as the United States...

MFA Exhibit Allows Spectators To Relive Childhood Classic ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’

MFA Exhibit Allows Spectators To Relive Childhood Classic ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’

Harper Wayne

October 24, 2018

“Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic,” the newest installation at the Museum of Fine Arts, transports visitors into the world of the famous children’s book. Spectators can feel “Winnie-the-Pooh” books come to life on the walls of the exhibit, instilling a feeling of being at home as a child wai...

HUBWeek Walls adds color to City Hall

HUBWeek Walls adds color to City Hall

Halaina LeBlanc

October 17, 2018

At the foot of Boston City Hall, the streets were alive and vibrant as “HUBWeek Walls” challenged onlookers with new perspectives on the world around them this week. This public art exhibit featured artwork by 11 different artists from Boston, Detroit, Miami, Dominican Republic and South Africa,...

Diana Thater combines nature and technology in latest ICA exhibit

Harper Wayne

October 3, 2018

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)  Watershed opened a new exhibit open this fall featuring digital versions of dolphins of the Caribbean, the last male northern rhino and an approximately 3 foot long monarch butterfly all under the same roof in East Boston. The inaugural exhibit at the ICA Watershed p...

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