Fine Arts

Exhibit Featuring Works from Depression Era Opens at Hillstrom Museum of Art

"Industry, Work, Society, and Travails in the Depression Era: American Paintings and Photographs from the Shogren-Meyer Collection" opens at the Hillstrom Museum of Art September 9.

Futuristic Fungi

Artist and Gustavus Adolphus College alum CV Peterson ’10 opens Mykitas Epoch – Fungal Expansion within the Plastisphere at the Schaefer Art Gallery on September 4. While the title may sound a bit complicated, it really boils down to two things: plastic and fungi.

A Gustie Guide to the 2019 Fringe Festival

The Dwelling Place was written and produced by Gusties Kevin Bowen '83 and Lynn Bowen '82. Photo Illustration by Bowen Design. Minnesota Fringe Festival fans, that time of year is upon us once again! It’s going to be a jam-packed 11 days of boundary-pushing, innovative theatre and dance performances around Minneapolis. Gusties will take center […]

2019 Grad Wins Second Place, The American Prize in Conducting

Michael McKenzie ’19 has been awarded second place in The American Prize in Conducting for his work as founder and conductor of the Gustavus Adolphus College Social Justice Choir.

Gustavus Wind Orchestra shines spotlight on graduating seniors, guest artists

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra closes out its season with a finale concert featuring a stacked list of special guests Friday at 7 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall.

Title and Deed: A One-Man Show About Not Belonging Anywhere

Gustavus Adolphus College’s latest theatrical production, Title and Deed by Will Eno, opens May 17 in Anderson Theatre.

Weekend Preview: From Woodwinds to Handbells

A look at what's going on in the fine arts at Gustavus this weekend!

Gregory Aune’s Final Farewell, “Song Go Ever On”

May 18 marks the end of an era, as the Jon and Anita Thomsen Young Distinguished Endowed Chair and Conductor of The Gustavus Choir Gregory Aune takes the stage for the last time at 3 p.m. in Christ Chapel. Aune retires at the end of the academic year after 24 years of service to the […]

Weekend Preview: Honors Weekend and Jazz!

This weekend the fine arts calendar is filled with jazz performances, including the Gustavus Jazz Ensemble and Adolphus Jazz Ensemble spring concert, as well as the Vocal Jazz showcase. This is also Honors Weekend which means the annual Honors Recital featuring several talented senior musicians on Saturday evening. Honors Weekend also marks the opening reception […]

“Fruition” featuring work of senior studio art majors opens Saturday

This year’s aptly titled senior art show, “Fruition,” celebrates the culmination of four years of work for seven senior studio art majors. This year’s class is distinctive in that each of the seven artists hold a second major in another discipline. With double majors as diverse as management, classics, and biology, these students are truly […]