Fine Arts Preview: March 14 – March 20

Posted on March 14th, 2022 by

This week features a concert showcasing the Gustavus Jazz Ensemble at Crooners Supper Club, a Reception and Artist Talk for the: Dress Shopping at the Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Center presented by the Schaefer Art Gallery, and the continuation of the Hillstrom Museum exhibit: Fevzi Yazici: DARK WHITE

Gustavus Jazz Ensemble Performance @ Crooners
March 19th
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Crooners Supper Club, Fridley, Minnesota

The Gustavus Jazz Ensemble will embark on its 2022 tour in the middle of March, exploring jazz’s journey from New Orleans up the Mississippi River to Minnesota and the greater Midwest.The tour kicks off with a feature performance at Crooners in Fridley, MN. You are invited to join us on Saturday, March 19, 1 p.m. Tickets are available or $10 each. Doors will open one hour prior to the show with food and beverages available for purchase. This is an intimate venue, so be sure to reserve your tickets soon so you don’t miss out! A surprise announcement and special invitation will be extended at the event to support current and future students in the jazz program at Gustavus. We do hope you will join us. This event is sponsored by our friends Mike and Donna Wolsted. We thank them for their generosity and support of the Gustavus jazz program.

Artist Talk and Reception – Dress Shopping at the Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Center
March 14th
3:30 p.m. –  4:30 p.m.
Schaefer Art Gallery

This event features a special artist talk and reception for the recent work by a twin cities artist specializing in furniture design and sculptural ornament.

Gustavus Jazz Ensemble Performance @ Crooners
March 19th
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Crooners Supper Club, Fridley, Minnesota

The Gustavus Jazz Ensemble will embark on its 2022 tour in the middle of March, exploring jazz’s journey from New Orleans up the Mississippi River to Minnesota and the greater Midwest.The tour kicks off with a feature performance at Crooners in Fridley, MN. You are invited to join us on Saturday, March 19, 1 p.m. Tickets are available or $10 each. Doors will open one hour prior to the show with food and beverages available for purchase. This is an intimate venue, so be sure to reserve your tickets soon so you don’t miss out! A surprise announcement and special invitation will be extended at the event to support current and future students in the jazz program at Gustavus. We do hope you will join us. This event is sponsored by our friends Mike and Donna Wolsted. We thank them for their generosity and support of the Gustavus jazz program.

Dress Shopping at the Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Center
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Schaefer Art Gallery

Recent work by a twin cities artist including conceptual furniture design and sculptural ornament.

Hillstrom Museum- Fevzi Yazici: DARK WHITE
Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hillstrom Museum of Art

Fevzi Yazici: DARK WHITE features 45 drawings by imprisoned Turkish journalist and artist Fevzi Yazici (b. 1972).  The artist served as the design director of Istanbul’s Zaman newspaper until 2016 when the Turkish government closed down the paper and Yazici and colleagues were imprisoned as part of that crackdown on freedom of the press following a coup attempt against the government party.  Yazici was originally sentenced to life in prison on terrorism charges but in 2019 the Turkish Supreme Court reduced his sentence to 11 years and 3 months. Exhibit closes on April 24, 2022. 

 

 

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