‘Art & Art History’ Category

Dance Performances Today in the Hillstrom Museum of Art in conjunction with Made in U.S.A.: Rosenquist/Ruscha Exhibit

In conjunction with the Hillstrom Museum of Art’s current exhibition Made in U.S.A. (on view through April 23, 2017), a dance program titled The Culture of Movement, will be presented in the Museum on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. and again from 7:30 to 8:00 p.m. All performances are free and open to the public.

Virginia A. Groot Foundation Grant Creates Visiting Artist-in-Residence Position

A three-year, $300,000 grant from the Virginia A. Groot Foundation will support the development of a visiting three-dimensional artist-in-residence.

Hillstrom Museum of Art Opens Made in U.S.A.: Rosenquist/Ruscha, and Recent Acquisitions

The Hillstrom Museum of Art presents Made in U.S.A.: Rosenquist/Ruscha, and Recent Acquisitions, on view February 13-April 23, 2017, with an opening reception Monday, February 13, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Made in U.S.A.: Rosenquist/Ruscha features over fifty artworks generously lent from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation of Portland, Oregon. […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art Now Showing LeRoy Neiman Exhibition

The Hillstrom Museum of Art presents Action! The Anatomy of LeRoy Neiman’s Champions, on view from November 21, 2016 through January 27, 2017. The Museum is open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday and on the weekend from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free. The exhibition was organized by […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art Animal & Sporting Paintings Open Through Fall Break

The exhibition Animal and Sporting Paintings in the Penkhus Collection: The Very English Ambience of It All will be open for the Hillstrom Museum of Art’s regular hours during the College’s Fall Break, October 22-25, and will remain on display through November 6, 2016. Museum hours are 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Saturday/Sunday and 9:00 a.m. […]

Family Weekend Features Music Showcase

The annual Family Weekend at Gustavus is a favorite of the extended Gustavus community as the fall colors bring hundreds of family and friends to the campus. Sunday, October 9, is a special day for the College and the students in the Department of Music. This year many of the department’s choral and instrumental ensembles […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art Exhibition of Animal & Sporting Paintings Open Through Fall Break

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College presents Animal and Sporting Paintings in the Penkhus Collection: The Very English Ambience of It All, will be open during regular hours during Fall Break, October 22-25, and continue through November 6, 2016. Museum hours are 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Saturday/Sunday and 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art Announces New Season

Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 schedule of exhibitions in the Hillstrom Museum of Art on the Gustavus campus. The Museum’s season includes works from the Hillstrom collection and traveling exhibitions from major collections in the US, and it concludes with the annual Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition in May. The Hillstrom […]

Delftware Porcelain Portrait of Gustav II Adolf on Display at Hillstrom Museum of Art

Through the first week of July, the Hillstrom Museum of Art has on view through its window a large Delftware porcelain portrait plaque depicting Swedish King Gustavus Adolphus (1594-1632), namesake of Gustavus Adolphus College. One of several portraits on campus of the King, this one was made in the famous Delft Porcelain factory (De Porcelyne […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art Presents Senior Exhibition

Epoch: Senior Art Majors Exhibition 2016 will be on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, from Honors Day, May 7, through Commencement, May 29, 2016. This exhibition is a culminating event in the curriculum of the graduating senior studio art majors and is a required component of their studies.  It demonstrates […]