Fine Arts

Weekend Fine Arts Preview: From Dello Joio to Shakespeare

There are several great fine arts events on campus at Gustavus Adolphus College this weekend. All performances are free and open to the public and we hope you'll join us for one or all of them!

Gustavus Jazz Jamboree Takes Center Stage

Gustavus Adolphus College welcomes five specially selected high school jazz ensembles along with jazz performers the Adam Meckler Orchestra and Reggie Thomas to campus this weekend for the inaugural Gustavus Jazz Jamboree.

Gustavus Musicians and Faculty Featured at MMEA Conference

Performances at the conference include the Gustavus Wind Orchestra as well as ensembles conducted by Heidi Johanna Miller and Dave Stamps. James Patrick Miller will be inducted into Phi Beta Mu, the International Bandmasters Fraternity.

Come to the Cabaret!

Elaina McRath '21 as Sally Bowles. Photo Credit: Annie Galloway Creative The Gustavus Adolphus College Theatre and Dance Department invites you to escape to Weimar Germany in the early 1930s and join in the music, decadence, and spectacle of the Cabaret! Opening February 23 and running through March 4, Cabaret features a cast of more […]

New Hillstrom Museum of Art Exhibits Make a Bold Statement

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College is no stranger to famous artists and stunning exhibits; in fact, that is the norm. However, this one is special, and also a bit…different.

Gustavus Choir Departs on Midwest Tour

Under the direction of Dr. Greg Aune, the Gustavus Choir embarks on its 2018 Midwest Tour on February 2.

Gustavus Wind Orchestra Headed to Sweden and Norway

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra, under the direction of James Patrick Miller, continues the celebration of its 140th season with a concert tour of Sweden and Norway.

Senior August Moehrke’s solo exhibit explores what it means to be “home”

August Moehrke '18 opens his solo exhibit, "August Henry: Hygge" at the Schaefer Art Gallery Friday, January 12. The works explore concepts of being "present" and what it means to be "home".

Byers receives grant for artwork featuring glaciers and climate change

Associate Professor of Art, Betsy Byers, has been awarded the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council Professional Mid-Career Artist Grant for her artwork on climate change and the rapidly melting glaciers at Glacier National Park.

Kristen Lowe’s “Painting the Place Between” to be Featured on TPT Saturday

Gustavus Adolphus College art professor Kristen Lowe’s documentary, "Painting the Place Between", has been so popular since it's 2013 release, that it will be broadcast again on Twin Cities Public Television four times on Saturday, December 16.