Archive for June, 2014

Tane Danger ’07 Named 2014 Bush Fellow

Tane Danger ’07 is passionate about civil discourse and is passionate about humor. It’s why he founded the LineUs Improv Comedy Troupe at Gustavus and it’s why he co-founded The Theater of Public Policy after earning his degree in communication studies. The success of the latter venture is one reason why Danger has been named […]

Hillstrom Museum Features Permanent Collection for Summer

The Hillstrom Museum of Art has on view through its window a small selection of works from its permanent collection.  Included are three mountainous landscapes, one of which is an oil painting recently donated by David and Annette Olson, by Swedish-American artist Dewey Albinson (1898-1971), dating from around 1932.  Two additional works on display were […]

Gustavus and First Lutheran to Present North Star Boys’ Choir

On Sunday, June 22, First Lutheran Church of St. Peter and Gustavus Adolphus College will collaborate to present the Viking Choir, the international touring choir of the North Star Boys’ Choir, in concert at Christ Chapel. This performance, under the direction of Artistic Director Francis Stockwell, is part of the Viking Choir’s “Voices of Gold…” […]

Artist Betsy Byers’ Omission Selected for Minnesota Museum of American Art Exhibition

Betsy Byers, assistant professor of art/art history at Gustavus, has had a work selected by the Minnesota Museum of American Art for inclusion in its 2014 MN Biennial Exhibition at the Museum Project Space (Pioneer Endicott Building, 141 E. 4th Street St. Paul). The painting, “Omission,” is an acrylic on canvus work completed in 2013. […]

Star Tribune Recognizes Hillstrom Museum of Art

The Star Tribune recently recognized the Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College as the “best unexpected place to find great art” in its recently released Best of Minnesota 2014 special section. The Best of Minnesota listings were thoughtfully selected by the 265 Star Tribune journalists who comprise Minnesota’s largest newsroom. The complete Best […]