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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
Art Gallery
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 9:00am to Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 5:00pm
"Picture This" by Hastings-area artist Sammy Lynn features creative work in the media of batik, pencil, and pastels.
Opera House
Friday, July 31, 2020 to Saturday, August 1, 2020
We're re-imagining our traditional Missoula Children's Theatre touring production! Outdoor rehearsals, local leaders and volunteers will help ensure the safety of all.
Garan Coons is a versatile Native American entertainer.
Opera House
Friday, September 11, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Through music, dance, and storytelling, Garan Coons, a professional entertainer of the Oglala Lakota and Navajo tribes, offers an educational experience for all ages.
Kevin and Heidi Cheng violin-piano duo
Opera House
Friday, October 23, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Popular area performers Kevin and Heidi Cheng team up on violin and our Steinway grand piano for a memorable evening of music making!
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
Opera House
Friday, November 6, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
A classic novel set in Depresssion-era Mississippi is adapted for stage and presented by The Ensemble Theatre of Houston, TX.
Thursday, November 12, 2020 to Sunday, November 15, 2020
Join us in Taos, New Mexico, for a 3-day, 3-night excursion, November 12–15, 2020! We’ll explore the beautiful mountain town and the best of its historic and arts offerings, while...
Lemon Fresh Day
Opera House
Friday, December 11, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Enjoy a playlist that spans five decades and covers nearly every genre of music imaginable. Sing and dance to Lemon Fresh Day!
Spring Conference
Thursday, June 3, 2021 to Saturday, June 5, 2021
Save the date for our 2021 Spring Conference: "The Magazine Business: Willa Cather and Popular Print Culture."
International Seminar
Thursday, June 23, 2022
We will hold the 18th International Cather Seminar right in the neighborhood where Cather lived between 1906-1932: Greenwich Village.
Past Events
Past Events
Opera House
Saturday, June 6, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
For those who desire to be entertained with music and story, as well as for the Modern Radio amateur, join us for prohibition-era cocktails at a virtual happy hour prior to the...
Spring Conference
Thursday, June 4, 2020 to Saturday, June 6, 2020
Join us as we embrace innovation and offer our Spring Conference digitally for the very first time.
Art Gallery
Thursday, June 4, 2020 to Saturday, July 4, 2020
Artist and filmmaker Michael Burton exhibits animated scenes of Willa Cather's short story of the same name, as well as the physical objects themselves used to create the scenes.
Art Gallery
Saturday, May 2, 2020 to Friday, July 10, 2020
Featuring the work of fourteen fiber artists, Celebrating Women is a fiber arts exhibit highlighting the achievements of women. It is a Midwest Fiber Arts Alliance show, planned...
Art Gallery
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 9:00am to Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 5:00pm
“Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints” documents the history and development of handmade designs and patterns on textiles that originated in Indonesia and were exported to Africa.
Opera House
Saturday, February 29, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Blackberry Winter takes concert-goers on a memorable musical trip to the iconic 1960s and 1970s. This band delivers classic rock with high-energy creativity.
Friday, February 14, 2020 to Sunday, February 16, 2020
Book a cozy winter weekend with our special Valentine's Day package at the Cather Second Home Guest House
Artwork by Lincoln gallery owner Julia Noyes
Art Gallery
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 9:00am to Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 5:00pm
An exhibit opening reception will take place for Lincoln artist Julia Noyes on Saturday, February 29, from 5:30-7:00 p.m., with artist remarks at 6:30 p.m.
Opera House
Friday, January 31, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Whey Jennings, the grandson of country music legend Waylon Jennings, plays the music of his famous grandfather while forging his own unique musical identity.
"Tripping in the Model T" by Amy Tomasevicz
Art Gallery
Monday, January 13, 2020 to Friday, February 7, 2020
The winning entries in the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs' 2019-20 Conference competition feature a range of color and media.

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