‘Art & Art History’ Category


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 […]

Math & Computer Science to Present Art Exhibition in Olin

For the second time in five years, the members of the Department of Math and Computer Science will host an exhibition of art works created by members of the department. The exhibit will be open to the public March 6 through March 20 in the Department’s foyer on the 3rd floor of Olin Hall. The […]

Hillstrom Opening Reception Moved to February 23

With flight delays caused by the unusual winter conditions on the east coast, tonight’s opening reception in the Hillstrom Museum of Art will be postponed to Monday, February 23. Both artists will (God willing) be on campus for that opening and will speak about their works in the new exhibition in the museum. This exhibition, […]


Hillstrom Museum Opens Imagined Worlds, Large & Small

The Hillstrom Museum of Art presents Imagined Worlds, Large and Small: the Photographs of Sarah Hobbs and Lori Nix, on view February 16 through April 19, 2015, concurrently with two additional exhibitions, In Memory of Richard L. Hillstrom, 1915-2014, and a continuation of FOCUS IN/ON: Everett Shinn’s Magician with Shears. There will be an opening […]


Hillstrom Museum Exhibition Enters Final Week of Patrick Blaine Works

The Hillstrom Museum of Art eshibition, Fluid Chromatics: Epoxy Paintings by Patrick Blaine, enters its final week in the Hillstrom and will on display through January 30, 2015, with FOCUS IN/ON: Everett Shinn’s Magician with Shears. Fluid Chromatics: Epoxy Paintings by Patrick Blaine features fifty paintings by St. Paul, Minnesota artist Patrick Blaine, created in […]


Minneapolis Gallery Featuring Works by Betsy Byers

The Kolman & Pryor Gallery (Studio 395, Northrup King Building, 1500 Jackson Street NE, Minneapolis) is pleased to host, Indeterminate Present, a new exhibit of abstract paintings and works on paper by gallery artist, Betsy Ruth Byers, January 10 through February 21, 2015, with a free public reception on Saturday, January 17, from 7:00 – […]


Museum Namesake Rev. Richard Hillstrom ’38 (1915-2014)

The Rev. Richard Hillstrom ’38, a generous benefactor of the College and the namesake of the College’s Hillstrom Museum of Art, passed away in the morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 16 at the age of 99. Hillstrom majored in English and history at Gustavus and went on to graduate from Augustana Seminary in Rock Island, […]


Hillstrom Museum Opens Season with Pull Left–Not Always Right

The Hillstrom Museum of Art will open its 2014-15 season of exhibitions with Pull Left—Not Always Right: Emerging Contemporary Artists in China, on view September 22 through November 9, 2014, with an opening reception Monday, September 22, 2014, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and a reception during the Nobel Conference Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 6:00 to […]


Family Weekend of Music and Art at Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College’s annual Family Weekend is timed perfectly this fall with a wide schedule of music events and art exhibitions complementing the spectacular fall colors across campus. Family Weekend events are scheduled on campus beginning Friday, October 10 and running through Sunday, October 12. The Hillstrom Museum of Art will be open for viewing […]


Gustavus Artist Series Opens with Amada Sculptures in Schaefer Gallery

The Gustavus Artist Series is pleased to open the 2014-15 season with an exhibition of works by Sculptor Mayumi Amada in Schaefer Gallery, September 15 – October 15. A reception for the artist will follow a public lecture on Friday, September 19 at 1:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall off of the Gallery in the […]