‘Art & Art History’ Category

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 […]

Weekend Preview: Transfer of Memory, Soprano Maria Jette and the Dvo?ák Cello Concerto

This weekend’s rundown includes a new Schaefer Art Gallery exhibit and two dynamic concerts on Sunday.

“Transfer of Memory” Exhibit Brings Holocaust Survivors’ Stories to Gustavus

Transfer of Memory, a photo exhibition of Holocaust survivors living in Minnesota, at home in full color, opens at the Schaefer Art Gallery at Gustavus Adolphus College on March 22 accompanied by two weeks of programming surrounding the exhibit. Curated by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), the exhibit features […]

Weekend Preview: Concerts and a Gallery Talk with Priscilla Briggs

With the snow beginning to melt it’s a great time to celebrate spring and join us for a weekend of fantastic events. The Gustavus Wind Symphony and Chamber Winds and retired flute faculty member Barbara Leibundguth perform in Björling Recital Hall this weekend, while photographer and faculty member Priscilla Briggs gives a gallery talk on […]

College Activities Canceled on Sunday, February 24

Cancellations will affect all music, theatre, and fine arts events originally scheduled for Sunday.

“For the Gods” Opens Monday at Hillstrom Museum of Art

Gustavus Adolphus College Associate Professor in Art and Art History Priscilla Briggs spent the last month in Bangalore, India taking photos for her new exhibit, “For the Gods”, opening at the Hillstrom Museum of Art February 18.