‘Art & Art History’ Category
!Look At That, Art Attack! Senior Art Majors Exhibition 2013 will be on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, from Honors Day, May 4, through Commencement, June 2, 2013. An opening reception will be held as part of Honors Day, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. May 4. This exhibition is a [...]
The Department of Art/Art History and the Gustavus Artist Series of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, are pleased to present and exhibition of new works by Minneapolis artist Rebecca Silus. BORDERLAND will be on display in Schaefer Gallery in the Department of Art/Art History between April 21 and May 9, 2013. An opening reception and gallery talk by Rebecca Silus is scheduled in Scheafer Gallery on Thursday, April 25 between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. The gallery is open daily from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Admission to the exhibition and the opening reception and gallery talk are free and open to the public.
SPECIAL SPRING BREAK HOURS FOR THE HILLSTROM MUSEUM: Museum closed: March 29-31 Museum open 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., April 1-5 Museum closed: April 6-7
Kevin Gover, Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), will present this year’s Herbert and Mary Jane Lefler Lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 in Alumni Hall. The lecture, titled “The Dakota-U.S. War of 1862 and Contemporary Native Memory,” is presented by the College’s Hillstrom Museum of Art with support from the Lefler Lecture Series, in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibition Hena U?kiksuyapi: In Commemoration of the Dakota Mass Execution of 1862. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The 1:50 scale model of the Swedish warship Vasa, a scratch-built project that took Albert Lea artist and model ship builder Clayton Johnson over 7 years to complete, is on display in the Folke Bernadotte Library on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. The Vasa will remain on display through March. A reception for the artist [...]
Three special events, a screening of the film Dakota 38, a special round-table discussion featuring guest artists, musicians and lecturers from the Dakota community, and a lecture by the Smithsonian Institution's Kevin Gover, highlight the Hena U?kiksuyapi: In Commemoration of the Dakota Mass Execution of 1862 exhibition which is currently on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus through February 8, 2013. Hena U?kiksuyapi, Dakota for “we remember those,” features artworks by Dakota and other Native American artists presented in commemoration of the mass execution of 38 Dakota in 1862 following the end of the Dakota-U.S. War.
Hena U?kiksuyapi: In Commemoration of the Dakota Mass Execution of 1862 will be on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art from December 17, 2012 through February 8, 2013, with an opening reception Monday, December 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. Hena U?kiksuyapi, Dakota for “we remember those,” features artworks by Dakota and other Native American artists presented in commemoration of the mass execution on December 26, 1862 of 38 Dakota following the end of the Dakota-U.S. War of earlier that year.
Christmas in Christ Chapel, the annual holiday tradition at Gustavus Adolphus College, will be held Nov. 30-Dec. 2 and is themed “Jubilee: Proclaiming the Year of the Lord’s Favor.” The College will be celebrating two anniversaries during this year’s celebration as it is the 40th year of Christmas in Christ Chapel and the 50th year – the Jubilee year – of Christ Chapel.
150 Years of Swedish Art: Highlights from the Swedish National Collections in Stockholm (Moderna Museet and Nationalmuseum) will be on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College from Monday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, Dec. 2. There will be a reception during the College’s Nobel Conference, on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.
Working with the music of composer Richard Danielpour, pianist Beth Winterfeldt and sculpture Nicole Hoiland join forces Sunday, November 11, to present "Enchanted Gardens" on the Gustavus campus. The Winterfeldt & Hoiland collaboration will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall and is sponsored jointly by the Departments of Art/Art History and Music at Gustavus. "Enchanted Gardens" is free and open to the public.