Tufts University Permanent Art Collection comprises approximately 2,000 works spanning ancient Mediterranean and pre-Hispanic cultures to modern and contemporary painting, sculpture, and 20th century photography.
The Tufts collection features 19th-, 20th- and 21st-century paintings by artists such as Elaine De Kooning, Helen Frankenthaler, John Frederick Kensett, Gyorgy Kepes, Willard Metcalf, Maude Morgan, Alice Neel, Fairfield Porter, John Singer Sargent, ndy Warhol, and Grant Wood. Modern and contemporary sculptures by Dmitri Hadzi, Louise Nevelson, Isamu Noguchi, Auguste Rodin, and Frank Stella, among others, are sited in public indoor and outdoor locations across the Medford campus.
A notable collection of works on paper, includes prints by Salvador Dalí, Albrecht Dürer, Max Ernst, Alex Katz, Joan Miró, Wassily Kandinsky, Sir Howard Hodgkin, Francois Millet, Berthe Morisot, and Pablo Picasso, among many others. 20th-century photography is also a strength of the Tufts Collection, including photographers like Berenice Abbott, Arundel Society Publishers, Cecil Beaton, Walker Evans, Lee Fredlander, Garry Winogrand and many others.
The Gallery is closed during the summer.
What's on and coming up
Collection of 38 20th-century American Outsider artworks including assemblage, painting, sculpture, and more
Group exhibition celebrates figuration in art today with a long tail into history
Installation makes the FM spectrum physical
Highlights how artists use creative strategies to respond to historical and contemporary social crises
Artists across time and working in all media distill the landscape into enduring creative utterances