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Fine Arts Weekly Preview: September 26 to October 2

This week features the annual Family Weekend Showcase at Christ Chapel, the Nobel Dance Feature Concert: Resonance, as well as the public receptions of both FOCUS IN/ON at the Hillstrom Museum of Art, and Are you ok? I am not. And that’s ok. at the Schaefer Art Gallery. Resonance: Songs, Dances, and Poems that explore […]

Fine Arts Weekly Preview: September 19 to 25

George Ault (1891-1948), Lower Broadway, 1921, pencil on paper, 9 x 5 3/4 inches, Hillstrom Museum of Art purchase with endowment acquisition funds This week features the opening of the Hillstrom Exhibition: FOCUS IN/ON on display with Ralston Crawford’s: Torn Signs, Oscar Bluemner’s Sonnet Series, and Stuart Davies in Black and White- A trio of […]

FOCUS IN/ON projects and more at the Hillstrom Museum

Oscar Bluemner (1867-1938), Sonnet Series No. 2 Twilight, 1935, crayon, ink, and wash on paper, 4 7/8 x 6 5/8 inches, The Vilcek Foundation Collection, New York The Hillstrom Museum of Art presents concurrent exhibits on view from September 19 through November 6, 2022.  These include another of the Museum’s FOCUS IN/ON projects, considering George […]

Fine Arts Weekly Preview: September 12 to September 18

This week features the opening of an exhibition based on mental health and other social issues titled, Are you ok? I am not. And that’s ok., at the Schaefer Art Gallery. Are you ok? I am not. And that’s ok. Schaefer Art Gallery Wednesday to Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday: 1 p.m. – […]

Senior Spotlight: Sydney Sutherland

Sydney Sutherland is a Theatre Honors major and a minor in Arts Administration and English from Minneapolis, Minnesota. We asked Sydney about her time at Gustavus and her goals for the future. What are your plans for the future? SS: “I plan to travel as an assistant stage manager and stage manager. So far I’ll […]

Senior Spotlight: Tessa Longshore

Tessa Longshore is a Dance Honors major from Faribault, Minnesota. In the future, she plans to move to New York to further her dancing career. Professor Melissa Rolnick says that “ Tessa has been a teaching assistant for dance classes, both modeling and supporting students to understand and achieve success in the form. Tessa has […]

Senior Spotlight: Lauren Russell

Lauren Russell is a Music Major from Alexandria, Minnesota. She performed with the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, the Gustavus Jazz, and other instrumental ensembles. Professor  Ruth Lin says “Lauren exemplifies the kind of student that we are proud of here at Gustavus. She came in thinking that she would be a teacher and discover how much […]

Senior Spotlight: Tyler DelMain

Tyler DelMain is an Instrumental Music major from Minnetrista, Minnesota. He performed with the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, the Gustavus Jazz, the Trombone Choir, and the Campus Band. Professor  Alexandra Bryant says “Tyler has been such a joy to teach over these past four years. I love how deep his passion for […]

Senior Spotlight: Vienna Branom

Vienna Branom is a Studio Art, Communications, and Arts Administration triple major from New Richmond, Wisconsin. In the future, Vienna wants to become a lawyer in advocacy and creative copyright law and a freelance artist. Professor Betsy Byers describes Vienna as the following “Vin’s paints narratives that disrupt and unsettle you in the best way. […]

Senior Spotlight: Zachary Farr

Zachary Farr is a Theater and Communication Studies double major from Austin, Minnesota. In the future they plan to participate in local productions and create works of their own. We asked Zachary a few questions about their time at Gustavus and their involvement in the Theatre and Dance department. What will you miss most about […]