‘Art & Art History’ Category

New exhibits set to open at the Hillstrom Museum of Art

Monday marks the opening of two new exhibits in the Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College, Eloquent Objects: African Works from the Collection of Ruth and Raymond Reister and Watercolors in the Hillstrom Museum of Art.

“the patience is in the living,” works by Mara Duvra, opens at Schaefer Art Gallery

A new exhibit featuring the work of visual artist Mara Duvra, "the patience is in the living", is now on display at the Schaefer Art Gallery.

Fine Arts Guide to the Nobel Conference

The arts are everywhere at this year’s Nobel Conference September 24-25, “Climate Changed: Facing Our Future.” From dances performed on a melting ice platform to a concert combining music and poetry, attendees can experience different artistic responses to the conference theme. Several events will be livestreamed as noted.  Here’s your guide to arts events at […]

Exhibit Featuring Works from Depression Era Opens at Hillstrom Museum of Art

"Industry, Work, Society, and Travails in the Depression Era: American Paintings and Photographs from the Shogren-Meyer Collection" opens at the Hillstrom Museum of Art September 9.

Futuristic Fungi

Artist and Gustavus Adolphus College alum CV Peterson ’10 opens Mykitas Epoch – Fungal Expansion within the Plastisphere at the Schaefer Art Gallery on September 4. While the title may sound a bit complicated, it really boils down to two things: plastic and fungi.

Weekend Preview: Honors Weekend and Jazz!

This weekend the fine arts calendar is filled with jazz performances, including the Gustavus Jazz Ensemble and Adolphus Jazz Ensemble spring concert, as well as the Vocal Jazz showcase. This is also Honors Weekend which means the annual Honors Recital featuring several talented senior musicians on Saturday evening. Honors Weekend also marks the opening reception […]

“Fruition” featuring work of senior studio art majors opens Saturday

This year’s aptly titled senior art show, “Fruition,” celebrates the culmination of four years of work for seven senior studio art majors. This year’s class is distinctive in that each of the seven artists hold a second major in another discipline. With double majors as diverse as management, classics, and biology, these students are truly […]

Saving Glaciers Through Multisensory Art

The work of Emily Dzieweczynski ’19 and Associate Professor of Art Betsy Byers will be featured in a new exhibit opening today at the 410 Gallery in Mankato. The two recently collaborated to create 0°C, -3°C, a body of multisensory work focused on the melting of the Rhone Glacier in Switzerland. The show is an […]

“Imprecision” to Open at Schaefer Art Gallery

The newest Schaefer Art Gallery exhibit, Imprecision: Recent Work by Jenna Hansen opens April 23 with a formal reception from 5-7 p.m. on May 3.

Week(end) Preview: Artist Series Finale, Transfer of Memory, and Wind Orchestra Home Concert

This week our week(end) preview actually starts on Monday as we kick off a full schedule of fine arts events through the end of the year. From the final Transfer of Memory exhibit events to the final Gustavus Artist Series performances, it’s going to be a jam-packed week. Transfer of Memory Schaefer Art Gallery This […]