Fine Arts

Gustavus Dance Senior Abbie Doran and Faculty Jill Patterson Awarded National Honors

Photo credit: Dan Norman This Memorial weekend, Dance Professor Jill Patterson and senior Abbie Doran will travel to Long Beach, California to present their dance piece, Veneer, at the American College Dance Association (ACDA) National Dance Festival. As one of only thirty pieces chosen to be performed at ACDA’s bi-annual gala, this is one of […]

Theatre Professor Larissa McConnell Receives National URTA Award

The Gustavus Adolphus College Theatre Department is honored to announce that the University Resident Theatre Association (URTA) has chosen Professor Larissa McConnell to receive the esteemed URTA Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Training in the area of Costume Design and Technology.  “The awards recognize outstanding work of undergraduate instructors, coaches, mentors, as well as institutions, […]

Fewer Emergencies: Gustavus Adolphus Theater Department Closes Spring Semester with Powerful Production

On Thursday, May 11, 2023, the Gustavus Adolphus College Theater Department will open its spring production Fewer Emergencies under the direction of Professor Henry MacCarthy. Thursday’s performance will begin at 8:00 p.m. and the production will run through Sunday, May 14. Tickets are on sale now at Fewer Emergencies, written by Martin Crimp, is […]

Fine Arts Weekly Preview: May 1 to 7

This week features the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Concert, the Choral Showcase, the Honors Recital, the Spring Jazz Showcase Concerts, the Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition, and three student recitals. Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert May 5, 7 p.m. Björling Recital Hall Eavan McCormick ‘24 Student Recital May 6, 11:30 p.m. Björling Recital Hall Honors Recital […]

Golden Hour: Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition 2023

Golden Hour: Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition 2023 will be on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, from the College’s Honors Day, May 6, through Commencement, May 27, 2023.  There will be an opening reception Saturday, May 6 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.. Every year, Gustavus Adolphus College works with the […]

Fine Arts Preview: April 24 to 30

This week features the senior recitals of Zoe Zarth, Manny Green, Kaylynn Weltzien, Lauren Buss, and Ingrid Welna, as well as the Gustavus Choir Spring Concert. The Junior Studio Arts Major Exhibition is opening on Monday. Junior Studio Arts Majors Exhibition Everything and the Kitchen Sink Open Reception April 24, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Schaefer […]

Fine Arts Weekly Preview: April 17 to 23

This week features the student recitals of Jessica Mendez-Robles, Alex Blegen, Mikayla Bohner, Dana Howell, Moriah Jensen, and Elyse Doeden, as well as a Bass Workshop performance, a Brassworks! concert, and the closing of the current Hillstrom Museum exhibitions. Jessica Mendez-Robles ‘23 Student Recital April 21s, 7:30 p.m. Björling Recital Hall A Murmur in the […]

Junior Exhibition opens at Gustavus

The Gustavus Adolphus College Fine Arts Department is proud to present the Schaefer Art Gallery’s Junior Exhibition. This is a project done by art majors at Gustavus who are in their junior year as a way to celebrate their talents, both within the Gustavus community and with the public.  This exhibit opens Monday April 24, […]

Fine Arts Weekly Preview: April 10 to 16

This week features the Gustavus Dance Company spring recital, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Spring concert, a student recital by Logann Harkness, as well as the Honor Orchestra finale concert. The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert: that single fleeting moment April 13 and 14 | 8:00 p.m. April 16 | 2:00 p.m. Gardner Theatre Revel in […]

Celebrating 70 Years of Dance at Gustavus

The Gustavus Adolphus Theatre & Dance Department is excited to host Encore: Celebrating 70 Years of Dance at Gustavus, on Saturday, April 15th, 2023. The daylong event will include master classes with Brian Evans (‘07) and Cynthia Guttierez Garner, a celebratory dinner in Alumni Hall, and an evening performance of the spring dance concert – […]