Fine Arts

Voices Coming Together as One: Realism Plays and Student Choreography

Students Jayden Luikens '19 and Lillian Kline '22 perform a scene in "Time to Get Real." This weekend the Department of Theatre and Dance will present two unique sets of performances. The first, Time to Get Real: Selections from the Classics of Modern Drama, combines different monologues, scenes, and short plays from the realism genre […]

“the patience is in the living,” works by Mara Duvra, opens at Schaefer Art Gallery

A new exhibit featuring the work of visual artist Mara Duvra, "the patience is in the living", is now on display at the Schaefer Art Gallery.

Björling Music Festival Kicks Off New Season

The Björling Music Festival offers opportunities for high school musicians to get a taste of life on campus as a Gustie.

Careful What You Wish: Gustavus Goes “Into the Woods”

Gustavus Adolphus College’s latest theatrical production, "Into the Woods", opens October 31.

Weekend Arts Preview: Family Weekend

The annual Family Weekend chapel service and afternoon concert feature nearly every large ensemble on campus.

Fine Arts Guide to the Nobel Conference

The arts are everywhere at this year’s Nobel Conference September 24-25, “Climate Changed: Facing Our Future.” From dances performed on a melting ice platform to a concert combining music and poetry, attendees can experience different artistic responses to the conference theme. Several events will be livestreamed as noted.  Here’s your guide to arts events at […]

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.