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Visit this page often for the latest Cather-related news as well as information about the Willa Cather Foundation's programs, collections, and events.

Friday, August 1, 2014
One can't overstate the importance of the Red Cloud Opera House to a young Willa Cather. In a 1929 letter to friend and journalist Harvey Newbranch, she wrote about the Opera...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Over forty Cather scholars and enthusiasts traveled to Rome, Italy, June 12-14, for a Cather Symposium themed "Cather in Europe/Europe and Cather." Scholars representing ten...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
This year’s conference-goers were treated to three days of gorgeous Nebraska summer, exciting performances, thought-provoking art, and entertaining speakers. The conference...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The Willa Cather Foundation is pleased to announce it has raised $5.79 million in gifts and pledges to establish the National Willa Cather Center at Red Cloud, fulfilling a...
Monday, June 16, 2014
On view now in the historic Red Cloud Opera House are works by three artists who have all used unique mediums to capture the essence and beauty of the Great Plains. All of...
Monday, April 28, 2014
The Willa Cather Foundation is pleased to be hosting two intriguing exhibitions at the Red Cloud Opera House, Grand Ole Opry and Bitter/Sweet: Walking with Willa Cather ...
Friday, March 21, 2014
The Willa Cather Foundation Board of Governors has announced that Ashley Olson, Associate Executive Director, will assume the position of Executive Director beginning April...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The Willa Cather Foundation has announced its plans to build the National Willa Cather Center, a public museum, archive, and arts and cultural center. The facility, which...
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Mapping Literary Landscapes: Environments and Ecosystems June 5–7, 2014 | Red Cloud, Nebraska The Willa Cather Foundation is pleased to welcome Clay Jenkinson, popular...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Heralded as Willa Cather's first great novel, O Pioneers! is coming off of a banner year in 2013. Not only was the book named as the "One Book One Nebraska" selection, but...

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