October is hallmarked by Halloween and Columbus Day, but Boston University’s international ambience will often shine a light on foreign holidays, one of which is Diwali. Diwali is a five-day primarily Hindu festival that celebrates the theme of good triumphing over evil in the world. The main night takes place on the new moon in […]

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By DeeDee Hughes, Staff Writer I’m new to Boston and a freshman painting major here at BU. “The Art Equation is a column all about exploring and breaking down Boston’s vast art scene. Join me as I discuss museum exhibits, find local artists, and ponder all of the bizarre intricacies of the fine art world.  Art […]

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By Stacy Schoonover, Staff Writer @stacyscootover The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston is free for college students, only a short distance from Boston University and has a lot of neat exhibits on display right now that are really worth checking out. Here are a few that can only be seen for a short […]

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By Deborah Wong, Staff Writer @deb_wong_ As you enter the ‘Samurai!’ exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, you face three formidable samurai armors.  These armors symbolize courage, skills and status in  Japanese society. You initially stare in fear at the dragon-shaped horns on the helmet, the protruding nose on the mask and the […]

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By Heather Goldin, Staff Writer @HeatherGoldin I know you’ve probably heard this Bucket List item a million times, but before you scroll down to the next post just hear me out. There are multiple stereotypes surrounding museums, namely a huge white-walled building with art older than, well, everything else, ever. Those who truly appreciate art […]

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By Marie Goldstein, Staff Writer @Marie_Goldstein I am not an art expert, but artists from Vincent Van Gogh to Jan Vermeer are able to make me fall in love with their timeless paintings. Each painting’s back-story combined with the opinion of the viewer creates compelling conversations and unique perspectives. Having visited the Boston Museum of […]

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