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Fine Arts Preview: November 22 – 28

This week features the opening of the new Hillstrom Museum exhibit, Battle at the River Bottom: Drawings and Videos by Kristen Lowe, as well as the continuation of the Creative Summer art exhibit. Creative Summer Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 15 – Wednesday, December 8 Schaefer Art Gallery Recent work […]

Fine Arts Alum in Guthrie Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol”

The Guthrie Theatre’s annual showing of “A Christmas Carol” is featuring a handful of Gustavus alumni. Clay Man Soo ‘18 and Rush Benson ‘13 will be performing in this timeless classic. Clay Man Soo will be playing Young Scrooge and Rush Beson will be performing as Belle’s Husband/ Ghost of Christmas Future.  Former Gustavus students […]

Battle at the River Bottom: Drawings and Videos by Kristen Lowe

The Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, presents Battle at the River Bottom: Drawings and Videos by Kristen Lowe, on view November 22, 2021 through January 25, 2022, with an opening reception November 22, 7 to 9 p.m. A Gallery Talk in the exhibition will be presented by Lowe during the opening reception, starting […]

ART 224: Visual Information Art and History Connection

“I’m not receiving credit, but it has everything to do with what I’m studying,” Georgia Zutz ‘23 Communication Studies major answered when asked the question “Why are you taking ART 224? Is it essential towards your major?”  The Fall Semester course, ART 224: Visual Information analyzes historical documents, posters, and artwork and discusses its efficacy […]

Fine Arts Preview: November 15 – 21

This week features the opening reception of the Creative Summer Art Exhibit, the Fall Jazz Combo Concert, a recital from Anna DeGraff, and the Fall Concert featuring the Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra and Campus Band. Opening Reception: Creative Summer 4:30 p.m. Monday, November 15 Schaefer Art Gallery Regular Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 […]

Fine Arts Preview: November 8 – 14

Photo Credit: Stan Waldhauser ’71 This week features the theater production The Misanthrope and the Jazz Fall Showcase. Theater Production: The Misanthrope Thursday, November 11 at 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, November 13 at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m. Rob and Judy […]

Gustavus Adolphus College Presents The Misanthrope

Photo Credit: Kimberly Braun Have you ever wondered what the difference between 1660s French culture and modern reality TV is? Gustavus Adolphus College’s fall theatre production, The Misanthrope, takes a deeper look at the balance between societal conventions and upholding personal morals. Performances are November 11-13 at 8 p.m. and November 13 and 14 at […]

Fine Arts Preview: November 1-7

This week includes the Bjorling Music Festival Concert, performances by the Bardin-Niskala Duo, the Fall Band Concert, senior recital by Kyle Langer, and the final week of the Art for All: the Swedish Experience in Mid-America art exhibit. Bjorling Music Festival Concert 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 1 Christ Chapel Our honor band festival brings 250 […]

Mixing Avant Garde with 1660s French Fashion: Gustavus Senior Designs Costumes for Fall Production of “The Misanthrope”

Kjerstin Anderson '22 is the costume designer for the fall production of "The Misanthrope." For Gustavus Adolphus College’s fall production of The Misanthrope, senior Theatre major Kjerstin Anderson ’22 is the costume designer. The play, written by Moliere and directed by Visiting Assistant Professor Kimberly Braun ’11, is set in 1660s France and explores the […]

Arts Administration at Gustavus

On Oct. 19, 2021, the Fine Arts Department called all potential and current Arts Administration minors to meet and network. The event was hosted by professors and program directors Colleen Stockmann and Dave Stamps and Fine Arts Department Director Miguel Sousa. The Jazz club also gave a special performance while all the attendees mingled and […]