Fine Arts

The Langston Hughes Project Brings Jazz, Poetry, and History to the Stage Sept. 19

The Langston Hughes Project, Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz featuring the Ron McCurdy Quartet takes the stage Sept. 19 in Björling Recital Hall.

Gustavus Artist Series Season Opens Friday

Charles Lazarus and the Lazarus Band kick off the 2018-2019 Gustavus Artist Series Friday The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music kicks off the 2018-2019 Gustavus Artist Series Friday welcoming Charles Lazarus and the Lazarus Band to the stage for an evening of jazz. The Artist Series features top professional performers from around the world […]

Fall Art Exhibits Set to Open at Gustavus Adolphus College

The start of the new school year means the opening of fall exhibits at the Hillstrom Museum of Art and the Schaefer Art Gallery at Gustavus Adolphus College. Both spaces have new galleries opening September 10.

A Gustie Guide to the 2018 Fringe Festival

Buckle up, it's Minnesota Fringe Festival time! The annual festivities kick off August 2-12 at 16 theatres across Minneapolis and St. Paul. Here's your Gustie guide to the weekend's performances!

Gustavus Professor Featured with Innovative Jazz Program

The Twin Cities Jazz Composers' Workshop Showcase Concert has been a media magnet this week, with features from Classical Minnesota Public Radio, City Pages, and Minn. Post, along with several other radio stations. 

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Principal Timpanist Gives Back

Jason Haaheim '01 knows that his approach to music may be a bit unconventional. At Gustavus he majored in both physics and music, but initially chose physics as his career. In 2013, Haaheim won a job as principal timpanist of New York's Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Now, he's giving back to those who inspired him to pursue music.

Hillstrom Museum of Art Receives Grant

The Hillstrom Museum of Art recently received a $12,000 grant from the Carl and Verna Schmidt Foundation in support of its upcoming exhibit, Charles Burchfield: Oh My Heavens, which opens November 19 and runs through February 1, 2019.

Gustie Alum Wins Helen Hayes Award for “Outstanding Costume Design”

Robert Croghan ’11 was awarded a prestigious Helen Hayes Award for “Outstanding Costume Design” for his work on the world premier of the entirely Spanish language production of In the Heights at the GALA Hispanic Theatre in Washington, D.C.

Gustavus Adolphus College’s Brandon Dean Named Conductor of the Gustavus Choir

The Gustavus Choir Gustavus Adolphus College’s Dr. Brandon Dean has been named the next Jon and Anita Thomsen Young Distinguished Endowed Chair in Music and Director of the Gustavus Choir, President Rebecca Bergman announced today. Dean’s three-year appointment will begin when Dr. Gregory Aune retires at the end of the 2018–19 academic year after 24 […]

Weekend Fine Arts Preview: Final Performance Weekend

We may be heading into the final weeks of classes, but there's still one more weekend of fantastic concerts coming your way.