The Suffolk Journal

Vivian Suter brings Guatemala to Boston with her nature inspired paintings

Vivian Suter brings Guatemala to Boston with her nature inspired paintings

Abby O'Connor

October 16, 2019

“To me, it’s incredible because what we’re doing is walking into an environment in a room rather than an exhibit,” Narayan Khandeker, Harvard Art Museums Director of the Straus Center for Conservation, said as he began his gallery talk on Sunday afternoon at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA). Khandek...

MFA invites Native American musicians and dancers to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

MFA invites Native American musicians and dancers to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Leo Castaneda-Pineda

October 16, 2019

Indigenous Peoples' Day, observed on Oct. 14 in lieu of Columbus Day, celebrates the culture of indigenous populations, honors their ancestors and brings awareness to the issues they have faced in both a historical and modern-day context. The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) joined in this celebration with f...

MFA reveals forgotten history of Ancient Nubia in new exhibit

MFA reveals forgotten history of Ancient Nubia in new exhibit

Abby O'Connor

October 9, 2019

Most people probably don’t know about the early civilization of Nubia, which bordered and was obscured by Egypt. This civilization has been misrepresented for thousands of years, and the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is trying to shed light on what this culture was truly about. The MFA’s “Ancie...

Preserved bodies displayed in latest exhibit

Preserved bodies displayed in latest exhibit

Katelyn Norwood

October 2, 2019

Gunther von Hagens’ “Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life,” a temporary exhibit featuring preserved human body parts, is currently taking residence in the Nichols Gallery at the Museum of Science until January. Wowing visitors of all ages, this spectacle of bodies, portraying both life and death...

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...

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