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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
Upcoming Events

No events scheduled at this time.

Past Events
Past Events
Willa Cather and Popular Print Culture Call for Papers
Spring Conference
Thursday, June 3, 2021 to Saturday, June 5, 2021
We will explore Willa Cather's work in relation to newspapers and magazines during this virtual conference and with select on-site activities.
Art Gallery
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 to Saturday, July 31, 2021
“The illustration of books, and even more of magazines, may be said to have been born in our time, so far as variety and abundance are the signs of it . . . .” Henry James,...
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 7:00pm
Join us for a fascinating conversation with 2021 One Book One Nebraska author James Kimble!
Art Gallery
Saturday, May 1, 2021 to Wednesday, June 30, 2021
This exhibition showcases the work of artist Karen Vierneisel in which she explores the themes and settings of Cather's novels and the places she knew during her lifetime.
Special Events
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 7:00pm
Join 66th annual Willa Cather Spring Conference Academic Director Dr. Charles Johanningsmeier and Karim Muasher, Co-Artistic Director of Animal Engine Theatre Company, for a...
Opera House
Saturday, April 3, 2021 - 10:00am
Join us as Joan Wells, Women's World Champion Trick Roper, presents a unique performance of roping tricks just like those seen in the early Wild West shows and rodeos.
Opera House
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Please join us virtually for this highly-anticipated preview event. Buy your ticket early and pre-order the book here.
Opera House
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 6:00am to 8:00pm
Join us in person or virtually—from dawn until dusk—for a deep dive into the natural and literary realm of Cather Country.
Opera House
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Laugh, dance, and sing to music inspired by ancient Celts, English coal miners, Irish leprechauns, Scottish kilt-wearers, and Irish pub-goers.
Opera House
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 7:00pm
An enlightening book talk on "Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, and the Place of Culture."