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Fall 2020

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In addition to the groups listed below, students have the opportunity to join the following Affinity Groups in order to build relationships and community in safe spaces:

• Queer Artist Collective (QAC)
• Artists of Color Unions (ACU) - The Black Artists Union (BAU) has been the only active group until now! Please email us if you identify with and are interested in joining a Latinx Artists Union, Asian Artists Union and/or Indigenous Artists Union. (These are unofficial group titles and are subject to change with feedback from members of each group as they become established).

Contact for information on any of the affinity groups and visit for more information about the Office of Justice, Equity and Transformation.

Action for the Planet
Action for the Planet

Action for the Planet benefits the MassArt community by hosting community art builds, documentary viewings, and discussions around the topics of climate and environmental justice.

Alternative Spring Break
Alternative Spring Break

A group of students who fundraise and travel to a Habitat for Humanity US location for spring break, and assist in construction of a house for a family.

American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), is an international organization of architecture students that aims to better the school environment of architecture (in studios, classes and community), while also making the transition from education to profession as smooth as possible.

Animation SGA

We create art that both captures life and enhances it. We aim to involve more animators with the community and help bring independent student made films to the greater Boston community.

Students in the DMC
Anti-Racism Dialogues

Are you Interested in Social Justice IsSues in and Outside of MassArt? The Office of Justice, Equity, & Transformation (JET) invites you to participate in an Inclusive Facilitation Training that is in service to the Anti-Racism Dialogues.

Architecture SGA

We inspire students to create innovative designs for a more sustainable future, as well as encouraging lasting relationships and connections that will help students to succeed in the world after graduation.

Art Education SGA
Art Education

We represent the Art Education Department through hosting trips, visiting art talks, and round table discussions.

Artists of Color Union
Black Artists' Union

The purpose of this group is to create a space for Black students to safely express ideas and receive cultural affirmation.

Ceramics SGA

We help introduce the school and our department to contemporary ceramic practices and artists. We are committed to the continuation of the ceramics major and to the accessibility of our studios to MassArt students as a whole. 

Clay for Change
Clay for Change

Clay for Change works to connect students at MassArt to the greater community by teaching them about clay practices and how those practices can be used to help others.