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Welcome to the Tufts Neighbors page. You will be able to find information here on upcoming events and university resources. We hope you will visit often! If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Community Relations at 617.627.3780 or email us at

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Tufts University is pleased to provide any "third ager" the opportunity to return to the classroom with on-campus study groups and on-line E-learning courses. There are no examinations, course credits, or degrees awarded.
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All events are free and open to the public

Upcoming Fall Exhibitions at the Tufts University Art Gallery

Shahzia Sikander: Parallax
Tisch Family Gallery
September 10 – December 6

Last Folio
Koppelman Family Gallery
September 10 – December 6

Sophia Ainslie: In Person – 574
Remis Sculpture Court
September 10 – December 6

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Art Gallery Opening Reception
Sept. 17, 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Aidekman Arts Center,  Remis Sculpture Court>>
Opening reception to celebrate the 3 new exhibitions at the Tufts University Art Gallery - "Shahzia Sikander: Parallax", "Last Folio", and Sophia Ainslie's "In Person - 574"
Light refreshments will be provided.

CreateDate: Unleash your inner artist!
Sept. 24, Oct. 1,8,15 and 22 from 5-8 p.m.
Aidekman Arts Center>>
Drop-in art making and participatory activities related to current exhibitions.


Fall Music Department Concerts:
Unless otherwise noted, performances are free, require no tickets, and take place at the Granoff Music Center on the Medford/Somerville Campus.  More Details >>

A Viennese Redoute: An Evening of Contredanses, Minuets, and Deutsche
co-sponsored by the Department of Music and Department of Drama-Dance, and made possible by the Granoff Music Fund.
Sept. 11, 8 – 10 p.m.
Jackson Dance Lab, 50 Talbot Avenue>>
Renowned dance historian Ken Pierce of the Ken Pierce Baroque Dance Company will lead the audience in reconstructions of several choreographies found in German-language treatises and collections from Lange (1763) to Mädel (1805) with live accompaniment from the dance music of Mozart and Haydn. Each dance with be introduced by Redoute organizers Joseph Fort and Adeline Mueller. This program is presented as part of Mozart and His Contemporaries: Sixth Biennial Meeting of the Mozart Society of America.

Sunday at Tufts-Community Concert Series:

  • Fernando Huergo CD Release Concert
    Oct. 4, 3 – 5 p.m.
    Performance faculty bass player Fernando Huergo presents his new CD “Trunca Beat” in a concert of original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards incorporating Argentinean folkloric styles, jazz harmonies, and improvisation.

              Event Highlights

Thursday, September 10
8:30 – 8:45 p.m.

A fireworks display, to celebrate the start of the academic year, will be held on the Residential Quad (located at the top of the hill on Packard Avenue). All residents are invited to watch.  The show will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.

Community Day
October 4
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Residents, neighbors and friends are invited to celebrate the 13th Annual Community Day at Tufts University. The event will take place on the academic quad at Tufts’ Medford and Somerville campus and is cosponsored by the two cities.  Activities, including lunch, are free of charge. This event will take place rain or shine.
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Tufts Film Series
Barnum Hall, Room 008>>
shown on 35mm film on a big screen with a Dolby Digital 12.1 surround sound system, in a theater that seats about 200 people.
Free and open to the public.
For more info., See updated schedules and Trailers>>