The Performing and Visual Arts at St. Olaf

Music. Theater. Dance. the Visual Arts. From the world renowned St. Olaf Christmas Festival to exhibits by visiting and campus artists to innovative theater productions and dance performances, St. Olaf offers a vibrant arts showcase, providing outstanding cultural offerings throughout the academic year. Whether appreciated live or via web streaming, there is a wealth of talent and creativity to enjoy.

What’s New

The Current highlights support for student rock bands at St. Olaf

"St. Olaf College has long been a front-runner in the world of choral music. However, the liberal arts college in Northfield is now also lending a hand to student rock ...

 

Three St. Olaf faculty members receive grants for new artistic works

Three St. Olaf College faculty members have received grants that will help them bring their newly created artistic works before an audience. Professor of Music Timothy ...

 

Piece from St. Olaf fine arts journal wins national award

A nonfiction piece by Anders Nienstaedt '12 that was first published in St. Olaf College's literary and fine arts journal has received the Bennington Prize for Nonficti ...

 

Jazz trio featuring two St. Olaf professors releases new album

The debut album by a musical trio that includes St. Olaf College Artist in Residence Dave Hagedorn and Instructor in Music Phil Hey "will delight the jazz cognoscenti," ...

 

Student integrates science and art in curating new Flaten exhibit

When Annelise Brandel-Tanis ‘14 applied to do an independent study, she never expected to have the opportunity to work with oceanographer-turned-photographer Chris Li ...

 

Flaten Art Museum receives seven Andy Warhol prints

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has donated seven of the famed artist's prints to St. Olaf College's Flaten Art Museum. The large prints boost the colle ...