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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
Sonny Howell
Art Gallery
Thursday, September 10, 2020 to Monday, November 30, 2020
HELD OVER through November 30! The Red Cloud Opera House is proud to host an exhibition of contemporary artwork from four Pawnee artists. Click here to view the digital gallery!...
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
Opera House
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 12:00am to Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 12:00pm
A classic novel set in Depresssion-era Mississippi is adapted for stage and presented by The Ensemble Theatre of Houston, TX.
Opera House
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Holiday fun for the whole family in this virtual puppet show which is sure to bring some good fun and seasonal cheer!
Opera House
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Bell-issimo, Lincoln's own handbell choir, presents a festive virtual holiday concert!
Willa Cather and Popular Print Culture Call for Papers
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."
Thursday, November 11, 2021 to Sunday, November 14, 2021
Postponed to 2021! We are sorry to announce that, due to ongoing event restrictions in New Mexico, the Mabel Dodge Luhan House has opted to postpone events scheduled for this fall...
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
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us for a virtual book talk with Daryl W. Palmer, who will discuss his book, "Becoming Willa Cather: Creation and Career."
Kevin and Heidi Cheng violin-piano duo
Opera House
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:15pm
Central City-based performers Kevin and Heidi Cheng team up on violin and our Steinway grand piano for a memorable evening of music making!
Opera House
Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
African Culture Connection endeavors to promote understanding of Africa's unique place in the world through drumming, dancing, and visual arts.
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.
Opera House
Saturday, August 15, 2020
We're re-imagining our children's theatre production! Outdoor performance, local leaders and volunteers will help ensure the safety of all.
Art Gallery
Friday, July 10, 2020 to Wednesday, September 9, 2020
"Picture This" by Hastings-area artist Sammy Lynn features creative work in the media of batik, pencil, and pastels.
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...
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.
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
Saturday, May 2, 2020 to Monday, August 31, 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...

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