Fine Arts


Social Justice Theatre Troupe Celebrates 20 Years at Gustavus

A remarkable 20 years of original social justice theatre performances at Gustavus Adolphus College will be celebrated November 20-22 as the student social justice theatre troupe, I Am, We Are, hosts a weekend of events to commemorate this amazing achievement. Current and past members of I Am, We Are will join on the Gustavus campus […]

Student Recitals Fill Weekend at Gustavus

The Department of Music at Gustavus is pleased to announce three recitals which will include work by four students this weekend. The arts schedule includes a joint recital by Bailey Hilgren, oboe & Paige Schoenherr, bassoon, and solo recitals by Karin Dye, viola and Lisa Slaikeu, flute and voice. These recitals will be presented in […]

Gustavus Philharmonic in Concert Saturday

The 19-member Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor Justin Knoepfel, will present its fall concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Saturday, November 21 at 1:30 p.m. For this performance, the orchestra will welcome student conductor Karin Dye ’16 to the stage. The concert is open to the public. Tickets are not required. […]


Mexico’s Voz en Punto in Concert Monday at Gustavus

Mexico’s premiere vocal ensemble, Voz en Punto, will present a Gustavus Artist Series concert on Monday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. This performance is presented as part of Voz en Punto’s U.S. concert tour and the Gustavus event is one of only two concerts scheduled […]


Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions Opens at Hillstrom Museum of Art

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College presents, Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions, on view November 23, 2015 through January 29, 2016, with an opening reception Monday, November 23, 2015, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. German-born American artist Karl Schrag (1912-1995) created vibrant, visionary images that were in consonance with Abstract Expressionism, and he […]


Gustavus Jazz Introduces New Programs Sunday

The Jazz Studies Program at Gustavus Adolphus College will unveil changes to its program this weekend with two concerts featuring new faces and projects within the Department of Music. Jazz studies director Dave Stamps will open the Sunday, November 15 concert schedule at 1:30 p.m. as he leads the Gustavus Jazz Lab Band and the […]


Autumn Winds Saturday at Gustavus

The Gustavus and Vasa Wind Orchestras will open a busy weekend in the Department of Music at Gustavus on Saturday, November 14 with a joint fall concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. The Autumn Winds performance by the two ensembles will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 14 and brings long-time wind orchestra conductor […]


Gustavus Symphony in Concert Saturday

Following a busy October that included performances at the Nobel Conference, Family Weekend and a joint concert with the orchestra at Buffalo High School, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and Conductor Ruth Lin will present its fall concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Saturday, November 7 at 1:30 p.m. For this performance, the symphony will […]

Gustavus Percussion Ensemble Fall Concert Friday

Under the direction of Paul Hill, the Gustavus Percussion Ensemble will present its fall concert in Björling Recital Hall on Friday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m. The Ensemble will perform this concert with the support of guest artists Emma Johnson and Scott Nelson. The percussion ensemble’s concert is free and open to the public. The […]


Gustavus Brings Argonautika to Anderson Theatre

To embark on its new season, the Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is bringing the ages-old voyage of Jason and the Golden Fleece to the Anderson Theatre stage with Mary Zimmerman’s Argonautika. From its first telling by Apollonius of Rhodes more than 2000 years ago, the voyage of Jason and the […]