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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
Spring Conference
Friday, May 31, 2019 to Saturday, June 1, 2019
May 31–June 1, 2019 — Cather at the Theater. 64th annual Willa Cather Spring Conference in Red Cloud, Nebraska. Event will be updated as schedule becomes available!
International Seminar
Monday, June 17, 2019 to Friday, June 21, 2019
17th International Willa Cather Seminar “Unsettling Cather: Differences and Dislocations” June 17–21, 2019 | Shenandoah University, Winchester, Virginia Co-Directors: Marilee...

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Past Events
Past Events
Opera House
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 7:30pm
It has been a busy year for Lucas Hoge, he was named by Rolling Stone as a new Country Artist to watch, he had a song go to #1 on the CMT 12 Pack for an unprecedented 7 week, his...
Friday, April 27, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:15pm
The Cather Foundation welcomes author and landscape designer Benjamin Vogt of Monarch Gardens, LLC, to the Red Cloud Opera House on Friday, April 27, at 4:00 p.m. as part of the...
Special Events
Saturday, April 7, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Willa Cather’s My Ántonia solidified her growing esteem as a keen observer of the American experience of migration and settlement and as a pioneering artist when it was published...
Special Events
Saturday, April 7, 2018 -
5:00am to 3:00pm
Join the Willa Cather Archive in partnership with the Willa Cather Foundation, Audubon Nebraska, and the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary for an ecotourism event...
Opera House
Saturday, March 31, 2018 -
11:00am to 2:30pm
The Red Cloud Opera House is excited to present Wonder on Saturday, March 31 st , at 11:00 a.m. The film follows August Pullman, a boy with Treacher Collins syndrome, as he tries...
Opera House
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 7:30pm
Join us for the Red Cloud premiere of a song cycle commissioned by the Cather Project, Prairie Songs: Remembering Ántonia. Prairie Songs is an hour long song cycle with piano,...
Art Gallery
Friday, March 23, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us for light hors d’oeuvres, drinks and conversation with Ken Anderson and view his Freehand exhibit at the Red Cloud Opera House Gallery. About the artist: Ken Anderson was...
Special Events
Friday, March 23, 2018 -
5:00am to 3:00pm
Join the Willa Cather Archive in partnership with the Willa Cather Foundation, Audubon Nebraska, and the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary for an ecotourism event...
Opera House
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
Lone Chimney's latest film, Home on the Range, has attracted both well-known actors and accomplished musicians. Featured in the film are the talents of Rance Howard, Buck Taylor,...
Art Gallery
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 9:00am to Monday, April 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
Ken Anderson was born and raised in Nebraska, and as a youth, enjoyed drawing and painting, receiving several awards for his artwork. He attended the University of Nebraska in...

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