Fine Arts Week Preview

Fine Arts Week Preview September 27 to October 3
Posted on September 28th, 2021 by

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 Music presents Returning Color to Our World with the 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.

Eli McMahon, Senior Composition Recital
Saturday, October 2 @ 2:30 p.m.
Björling Recital Hall

The Gustavus Department of Music is proud to present Eli McMahon, for his senior composition recital and the premiere of his original piece, Luminous. Eli McMahon is a senior vocal music education major born and raised on a farm outside of Hartford, SD. He is an active member of the Gustavus Choir, Gustavus Wind Orchestra, Newman Center, and Dr. Jeffrey Hess’ vocal studio.

Art for All: the Swedish Experience in Mid-America
Monday – Friday @ 9:00 am. to 4:00 p.m; Saturday – Sunday @ 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hillstrom Museum

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 19th and early 20th century.

Putting Data Into Context, Arlene Birt
Monday – Friday @ 8:30a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Schaefer Art Gallery

The Schaefer Art Gallery presents Putting Data Into Context, an exhibition in creative conjunction with Nobel Conference 57, Big Data Revolution. Arlene Birt, a twin Cities based artist and lead for the group Background Stories, is showing installation and participant based artworks which use data as a means of visual creativity.




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