‘Art & Art History’ Category

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 […]

30mph Zone: New Works by Cameron Jarvis

A collection of new works by artist Cameron Jarvis will be on display in the Schaefer Gallery on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus May 5 – May 30. Sponsored by the Department of Art/Art History, 30mpg Zone: New Works by Cameron Jarvis will be open to the public at no charge from 9:00 a.m. – […]

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 […]