MassArt in the News
Boston Globe correspondent Cate McQuaid features MassArt MFA students Lucy Wood Baird and Loretta Park among her round up of local Boston emerging artists.
Serendipity played a key role in Jenelle Porter working with Boston-area art students to bring new life to old works for an upcoming fiber-art exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art.
For the Institute of Contemporary Art senior curator Jenelle Porter and a team of faculty, students and alumni from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, the recreation of fiber artist Robert Rohm’s "Rope Piece" was a mission waiting to be conquered.
On September 22, 2016, Saks Fifth Avenue hosted Massachusetts College of Art and Design patrons, faculty and students to launch an exhibition of student designs in-store.
A few years ago, it looked like the worst of times when MassArt and the Art Institute of Boston each drew up multimillion-dollar plans to enlarge their schools, increase their galleries, and reshape their educational programs. The economy had tanked, unemployment had risen, and government funding had evaporated. Even so, the public and their alumni stood stalwartly behind them. Both schools will be breaking ground on major projects this fall.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) announces the launch of a Master of Design Innovation (MDes) program. The MDes program integrates deep expertise in design practice with business discipline in a broad-based curriculum that uses market challenges and social initiatives as the context for learning.
Earlier this week, Emerson announced that it will be offering students a major in Business of Creative Enterprises starting next fall. However, it looks like Emerson isn’t alone in adjusting college curriculum to meet the needs of an innovation-driven market; MassArt will also be entering this new realm of education with its Master of Design: Design Innovation program beginning in 2016.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) announces the launch of a Master of Design: Design Innovation (MDes) program. The MDes program integrates expertise in design practice with business discipline in a broad-based curriculum that uses market challenges and social initiatives as the context for learning.