Fine Arts

Upcoming Dance Installation at JFK Center Features Work by Gustavus Alumni

Filming for 'already there' - Photo by Lauren Jessica Brown Pictured: Britta Joy Peterson '08, Aaron Tucker, and Candance Scarborogh Britta Joy Peterson ’08 is directing and choreographing already there, an immersive dance installation at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, supported by the Local Dance Commissioning Project. Featuring scenic design by […]

2021 Homecoming Alumni Choir Service of Remembrance Performance

The Great Gustie Gathering of 2021 was a day full of joy, nostalgia, cheer, and reminiscence. With former, current, and potential students gathering to celebrate the Gustavus community, it was the homecoming everyone so desperately needed. To begin the commemorative day, Christ Chapel held a service to remember former Gustavus students and employees that passed […]

Fine Arts Week Preview

This week includes colloquium performances by piano faculty Yumiko Oshimaa-Ryan, organ faculty Chad Winterfeldt, and on-going art exhibition at the Hillstrom Museum of Art and the Schaefer Art Gallery. Colloquium Concert: Music from Japan 6:00 p.m . Wednesday, October 13 Streamed Virtually Professor Yumiko Oshima-Ryan presents a lecture-recital on pieces from “Our Planet Earth”  by […]

Fine Arts Preview: Family Weekend

The Gustavus Jazz Ensemble is one of the many Gustavus ensembles performing in Family Weekend Showcase concerts. Gustavus Fine Arts welcomes families to the hill for Family Weekend 2021! Families will have the chance to hear most of Gustavus Adolphus College’s large music ensembles in three concerts throughout Sunday. Plus, don’t miss the art exhibits […]

Fine Arts Preview: Nobel Conference 57

The theme of big data and its implications will be explored during the conference in an art exhibition, a concert, and a dance piece. Our music ensembles will play musical intermissions during the conference. Music Prelude Tuesday, October 5 @ 9.a.m Performed by the Gustavus Wind Orchestra Music Prelude Tuesday, October 5 @ 12:20 p.m. […]

Homecoming Panel Explores Potential of New Laboratory Theatre

(From left to right): Panelists Michele Rusinko, Karla Leitzman '13, Jacob Korver '23, and Terena Wilkens discuss the new Gardner Laboratory Theatre. Picture Credit: Kelsey Backer During Homecoming, alumni and their families gathered in the new Rob and Judy Gardner Laboratory Theatre to listen to panelists discuss the opportunities the new space makes possible. Panelists […]

Fine Arts Week Preview

Fall is here and that means the Gustavus Fine Arts are blooming with great events. Our first concert kicks off this Friday with the Chatterton-McCright Duo, a flute-piano duo from the Twin Cities. Returning Color to Our World, Flute and Piano Recital Friday, October 1 @ 7:30 p.m. Björling Recital Hall The Gustavus Department of […]

Color to Our World

The Gustavus Adolphus College Music Department presents Returning Color to Our World with Chatterton-McCright Duo, . Longtime musical partners Linda Chatterton, flute, and Matthew McCright, piano, present a colorful and joyous program to help us emerge from the gloom of pandemic life. The concert will be presented on Friday, October 1st, at 7:30 p.m. in […]

Art for All: The Swedish Experience in Mid-America

The Hillstrom Museum of Art presents Art for All: The Swedish Experience in Mid-America, on view September 13 through November 7, 2021.  The exhibit, which was co-organized by the Museum with the Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery in Lindsborg, Kansas, features 60 paintings, drawings, and prints by 20 prominent Swedish American artists working in the late […]

Gustavus Fine Arts Welcomes Back Actor and Singer Kimberly Braun ’11

Kimberly Braun ’11, actor and singer, is joining the Department of Theatre & Dance, replacing professor Henry MacCarthy for his sabbatical. Braun is a classically trained actor and singer, and has acted professionally at Folger Theatre, Barter Theatre, and Texas Shakespeare Festival. She has also taught throughout the country including at Guthrie Theatre and CalArts. […]