‘Art & Art History’ Category


Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions Opens at Hillstrom Museum of Art

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College presents, Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions, on view November 23, 2015 through January 29, 2016, with an opening reception Monday, November 23, 2015, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. German-born American artist Karl Schrag (1912-1995) created vibrant, visionary images that were in consonance with Abstract Expressionism, and he […]


Hillstrom Museum of Art Open to Public Through Fall Break

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will be open to visitors during regular hours while the College is on fall break, October 24-27. It’s two concurrent exhibitions, Grant Wood’s Lithographs: A Regionalist Vision Set in Stone and Art Inspiring Art: George Bellows’ Sunset, Shady Valley, opened in September and will be on display […]


October Brings Michal Sagar’s Third Dream Exhibition to Schaefer Gallery

Minneapolis visual artist Michal Sagar will open the exhibition season in Schaefer Gallery on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus with The Beginning of the Third Dream, October 1 – 30. The exhibition is underwritten by the Gustavus Artist Series and will open on October 1 with an artist lecture at 4:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Lecture Hall in the Department […]


Hillstrom Museum of Arts Opens New Season with Grant Wood’s Lithographs

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce two concurrent exhibitions in the Museum opening on September 14 and running through November 8 — Grant Wood’s Lithographs: A Regionalist Vision Set in Stone and Art Inspiring Art: George Bellows’ Sunset, Shady Valley. An opening reception is scheduled for Monday, September […]


Cameron Jarvis ’15 Artwork in Here & Somewhere Else Exhibition

Recent graduate Cameron Jarvis ’15 didn’t take long to get his art into another exhibition. Just two months after commencement and his participation in the Senior Studio Art Majors’ Exhibition in the Hillstrom Museum of Art, the young artist will have his work hanging in a one-man show titled Here and Somewhere Else: Artwork by […]


Hillstrom Museum of Art Features Summer Viewing of Two Sanzén Landscapes

The Hillstrom Museum of Art has on view through its front window two oil paintings from its permanent collection.  These are by famed Swedish-American artist Birger Sandzén (1871-1954), who came to America from his native Sweden in 1894, settling in Lindsborg, Kansas, where he spent his career associated with Bethany College. In 1901, the artist […]


Senior Art Majors Exhibition Opens May 2 in Hillstrom Museum

Free Art Tasting (And False Advertising): Senior Art Majors Exhibition 2015 will continue to be on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art, Gustavus Adolphus College, through Commencement, May 31, 2015.  The museum is open weekdays, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and weekends, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Expanded hours will be in effect for Commencement […]


Schaefer Gallery Hosts Junior Art Exhibition

An exhibition of works by junior art and art education majors is currently on display in Schaefer Gallery, located in the Department of Art/Art History on the Gustavus campus. The exhibition will be open to the public April 27 – May 16. Admission to Schaefer is free and the gallery is open to the public […]


Student Created Exhibit Now on Display in Washington, D.C. Museum

A 12-panel exhibit commemorating the Dakota-U.S. War of 1862 created by Gustavus students in 2012 is now on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. The museum will have the exhibit on display through December 29, 2015. The exhibit, which is titled “Commemorating Controversy: the Dakota-U.S. War of 1862”, […]


Hillstrom Museum Spring Break Hours Announced

During the coming spring break at Gustavus Adolphus College, the Hillstrom Museum of Art will be open as follows: open regular hours this week through Friday, March 27, 2015; open regular hours next week from Monday, March 30 through Thursday, April 2, 2015; open regular hours the following Monday, April 6, 2015 through the end […]