Fine Arts

Gustavus Goes Global: Music Across the World

The Gustavus Choir and the Gustavus Wind Orchestra are starting off the year by bringing their talents across the world. Continuing on with Gustavus tradition, these music ensembles are embarking on an international tour getting ready to see the world and showcase their fine tuned skills. They have all been hard at work perfecting their […]

Fine Arts Preview December 12 – 18

This week features the closing of the Indigenous Relations Group Salon at the Schaefer Art Gallery, as well as the continuation of the Hillstrom Museum Making your mark exhibit.   Indigenous Relations Group Salon Schaefer Art Gallery Closes Wednesday December 14th – This week! 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Wednesday A variety of visual art and […]

Fine Arts Preview: December 5 to 11

This week features the opening reception for artist Marlena Myles, the Winds of Christmas, and the Dance and Theatre productions. Indigenous Salon featuring Artist Marlena Myles – Public Reption December 5, 4:30 p.m. Schaefer Art Gallery Winds of Christmas December 6, 10:00 a.m. Christ Chapel Theatre Production: Theatre Gallery December 9 at 7:00 p.m. | […]

Dance Production Shared Space: Tangled Relations

From December 9 to December 11, the Gustavus Theatre & Dance department will be presenting the Dance Production Shared Space: Tangled Relations. This production is entirely student-driven, a culmination of student choreographers and dancers that have come together and created a project that lets all of their creative voices shine. “Going into the semester, all […]

Theatre Gallery, a production in which students write, direct, design, and star in their own plays

On December 9, 10, and 11 from 7-9 p.m. in the Rob and Judy Gardner Laboratory Theatre, Gustavus will be presenting the Theatre Gallery – a production in which students write, direct, design, and star in their own plays. This year’s Theatre Gallery is entitled Fuzzy Gray Lines and many of the plays are centered […]

Marlena Myles, Self-Taught Digital Artist: Residency at Gustavus Adolphus College

The Schaefer Gallery is presenting Dakota Digital Artist Marlena Myles, as a part of the Indigenous Salon, visual arts and public discussion events. Myles’ works will be installed daily, leading up to their artist talk on Dec. 5th, 5 p.m.. During this time, the public is invited to participate in the process of an installation […]

Annual Gustavus Honor Band Festival Brings a Weekend of Musical Experiences

On November 6th and 7th, 2022, Gustavus Adolphus College hosted the 34th annual Gustavus Honor Band Festival. Bringing together over 250 students from more than 60 different high schools to form two all-state caliber symphonic bands, the Gustavus Honor Band Festival is centered on creativity in performance and education. Participating students were given the opportunity […]

Fine Arts Preview November 28 – December 4

Christmas in Christ Chapel: Celestial Wonder, Joy Unfolding Christ Chapel Friday, December 2 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 3 at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m. (performance will also be livestreamed) Sunday, December 4 at 2:30 p.m. Celestial Wonder, Joy Unfolding: Christmas in Christ Chapel 2022 is a celebration in which heaven, earth, […]

Fine Arts Preview November 21 – 27

Claes Oldenburg (1929-2022), Knife Ship Superimposed on the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1986, color silkscreen on wove paper, 21 1/2 x 29 inches, photograph by IA&A, © 1986 Claes Oldenburg This week features the opening of the Hillstrom Museum Exhibit: Making Your Mark: Prints and Drawings from the Hechinger Collection. The Hillstrom Museum is displaying: Making […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art presents Making Your Mark, with works by Claes Oldenburg, Jim Dine, Wayne Thiebaud and others

Judith Cowan (b.1954), Wrench, 1984, color oil stick on wove paper, 22 1/2 x 30 inches, photograph by IA&A, © Judith Cowan Making Your Mark: Prints and Drawings from the Hechinger Collection, on view from November 21, 2022, through January 27, 2023.  There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Monday, November 21, […]


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