Schaefer Gallery

Current and Previous Exhibitions

Notice: Currently the Schaefer Gallery is Closed until the 2020-2021 Academic Year

The Schaefer Gallery offers exhibitions and events to support the Art and Art History Department, augment the educational experience of Gustavus Adolphus College as a whole, and engage members of the surrounding communities. The
annual 9 month exhibition calendar includes a combination
of Art and Art History Department student exhibitions, contemporary work by regional and national artists or
artist groups, artist lectures, and discussion based workshops. 

Previous Exhibitions:


ONLINE: The Junior Art Major Exhibition 2020

Works by Vin Branom, Hannah Calkins, Bryanna Filip
Darby Hurlbert, Claire Strohmeyer

May 9th 2020 - June 6th 2020
Click Here: Junior Exhibition Link


Marketing Image

 the poetics of destruction

 installation by Jacob Stanley


Current Virginia A. Groot Artist-in-Residence
February 17th - March 13th, 2020
Public Reception: February 17th, 4:30 - 6:30
Artist Talk: February 17th 5:00pm

the patience is in the living

works by Mara Duvra

November 6 - December 11, 2019Opening Reception: November 6, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Artist Talk: 5 p.m.


Mykitas Epoch-Fungal Expansion Within the Plastisphere

Works by CV Peterson

September 4 - October 18, 2019

Opening Reception: September 24, 6-8 p.m.

Artist Talk: 6 p.m.



Recent Works by Jenna Hansen

April 23rd - May 24th

Reception: May 3rd from 5-7 p.m.


Transfer of Memory

March 22nd - April 14th

Reception: April 11th from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.


Junior Art Majors Exhibition

March 4th - March 20th

Reception: March 20th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.



By Andrew Hellmund, Virginia A. Groot Visiting Scupltor-in-Residence

Janurary 14th - February 23rd

Reception: Janurary 17th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.



Art Minor Spotlight Exhibition

November 15th - December 10th

Reception: Noveber 15th from 4 to 6 p.m.



What to Do When Lost In the Woods

By Minneapolis Artist Melissa Borman

September 10 - November 1

Reception: September 19th from 4 to 6 p.m.

Melissa Borman Poster

Contact the department of Art and Art History for more information about exhibitions from past academic years.