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Willa Cather Foundation - Red Cloud Nebraska (NE)

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Willa Cather Foundation Events

Willa Cather Foundation Events

The Willa Cather Foundation holds a variety of events in Red Cloud annually, including several Opera House performances and gallery exhibitions, our Spring Conference, and the Prairie Writers' Workshop. A biennial International Cather Seminar and periodic symposia are also held in other locales that were relevant to Cather's life and work. Check this page often to see our upcoming events, conferences, workshops, seminars, and exhibitions. Don't forget the easiest way to keep up with our activities is to sign-up for our monthly electronic newsletter.

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Upcoming Events
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Past Events
Past Events
Art Gallery
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, October 30, 2015 - 5:00pm
Beautiful impressionist style oil and pastel paintings of Nebraska landscapes by Patricia Scarborough make up a new exhibit in the Red Cloud Opera House Art Gallery. The...
Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
The Willa Cather Foundation’s Gala Dinner and Performance will take place Saturday, August 15, beginning with cocktails at 5:00 p.m. in the Art Gallery followed by a dinner and...
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm
Though Willa Cather is known for her discerning taste in the arts and her gifted language in her work, she was also a student and keen observer of the natural world, writing...
Opera House
Friday, July 31, 2015 to Saturday, August 1, 2015
King Arthur, of legend and song, strode across medieval England with courage and confidence…or did he? What if the troubles of his kingdom threatened to overwhelm him? Watch the...
Opera House
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:30pm
Auditions for King Arthur's Quest will be held Monday, July 27, at 10:00 a.m. in the Red Cloud Opera House. Students entering first through twelfth grades are eligible to try-out...
Prairie Writers
Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
The public is invited to hear the work of our Prairie Writers' Workshop participants at a reading and reception. Enjoy refreshments while instructor A.P. Andrews and our drama...
Prairie Writers
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 5:00pm to Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 4:00pm
Mark your calendars for July 9-12, 2015! Join New York playwright A.P. Andrews in Red Cloud for a four-day workshop in drama writing! This workshop is open to all experience...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:00am to 9:30pm
Join us for a day in Red Cloud, the land that inspired Pulitzer Prize-winning author Willa Cather! On this one-day bus trip, you will be able to experience the beautiful “Divide”...
Opera House
Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for an alfresco dinner and concert at the Nebraska State Historical Society's Burlington Depot featuring renowned guitarist Daniel Martinez. Tickets for this show must be...
Opera House
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 8:00pm
Over the course of three weeks in May and June, playwright A.P. Andrews along with four collaborators will be in residency in Red Cloud to create a theatrical retelling of Willa...