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The Tufts University Public Art Committee is chaired by the Tufts University Art Galleries and develops and implements formal public art policies and guidelines for the entire university. The Committee provides oversight for the care and maintenance of existing public artworks, including organizing and executing annual waxing of outdoor bronze sculptures and plaques.

On an as-needed basis, the University Public Art Committee convenes special selection committees for new artwork commissions to ensure community involvement from all affiliated constituents. The Committee is dedicated to developing an active, dynamic, and transparent public art program across Tufts’ four campuses that reflects the diversity of Tufts’ communities.

Chair
Dina Deitsch, Director and Chief Curator, University Art Galleries

Nancy Bauer, Dean of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts; Academic Dean
Michael Baenen – Chief of Staff, President’s Office
Barbara Stein – Vice President for Operations
Diana Martinez – Assistant Professor Director of Architectural Studies, Department of Art and Art History
Ethan Murrow – Professor of the Practice, Chair of Painting, SMFA at Tufts
Abbie Connors – Associate Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations

 Staff:
Abigail Satinsky, Curator, University Art Galleries
Laura McDonald, Manager and Registrar of the Permanent Collection, University Art Galleries