Fine Arts

Weekend Preview: Transfer of Memory, Soprano Maria Jette and the Dvořák Cello Concerto

This weekend’s rundown includes a new Schaefer Art Gallery exhibit and two dynamic concerts on Sunday.

“Transfer of Memory” Exhibit Brings Holocaust Survivors’ Stories to Gustavus

Transfer of Memory, a photo exhibition of Holocaust survivors living in Minnesota, at home in full color, opens at the Schaefer Art Gallery at Gustavus Adolphus College on March 22 accompanied by two weeks of programming surrounding the exhibit. Curated by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), the exhibit features […]

Weekend Preview: Concerts and a Gallery Talk with Priscilla Briggs

With the snow beginning to melt it’s a great time to celebrate spring and join us for a weekend of fantastic events. The Gustavus Wind Symphony and Chamber Winds and retired flute faculty member Barbara Leibundguth perform in Björling Recital Hall this weekend, while photographer and faculty member Priscilla Briggs gives a gallery talk on […]

Weekend Preview: 10th Wave and A Fond Farewell

This weekend brings the innovative new ensemble 10th Wave Chamber Collective to the stage as well as a fond farewell from Michael and Bonnie Jorgensen.

Gustavus Jazz Jamboree Features GRAMMY-nominated Violinist

In its second year, the Gustavus Jazz Jamboree has doubled in size and will welcome more than 200 high school students from 10 jazz bands across the state to campus on March 1.

College Activities Canceled on Sunday, February 24

Cancellations will affect all music, theatre, and fine arts events originally scheduled for Sunday.

Iphigenia and Other Daughters Amplifies Female Voices

Serena Schreifels '19 plays Clytemnestra in Gustavus Adolphus College's Production of Iphigenia and Other Daughters. Photo Credit: Lillian Kline, '22 Many Greek plays focus solely on male voices, and the female ones are pushed to the edges. But in Gustavus Adolphus College’s latest theatre production opening February 21, Iphigenia and Other Daughters by Ellen McLaughlin, […]

“For the Gods” Opens Monday at Hillstrom Museum of Art

Gustavus Adolphus College Associate Professor in Art and Art History Priscilla Briggs spent the last month in Bangalore, India taking photos for her new exhibit, “For the Gods”, opening at the Hillstrom Museum of Art February 18.

Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble Launch Colorado Tour

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Ruth Lin and Dr. Dave Stamps, embark February 1 on a Colorado tour, traveling through South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa en route to Denver, Fort Collins and Loveland

Gustavus Choir Departs for Music Capitals of Europe Tour

The Gustavus Choir under the direction of Dr. Gregory Aune embarks on an international tour January 24 to the great music capitals of Europe, including Vienna, Prague, Berlin, and Stockholm.