Public events at
 Carleton’s Weitz Center

(Note: times and venues are subject to change. Carleton recommends verifying before you attend: .)

All events listed are open to the public with no admission charge.


Music (Kracum Performance Hall)

Sat., Mar. 2        8:00    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

Former Artistic Partner Christian Zacharias returns to the SPCO to perform Mozart’s final piano concerto and conduct Beethoven’s Second Symphony.  Also on the program: Anton Bruckner’s “Adagio for Strings”, arranged from the original string quintet version by the late Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, and Jörg Widmann’s “Aria”.

Sun., Mar. 3       3:00    Jazz Ensemble Concert

Laura Caviani directs a Jazz Area Concert featuring Jazz Chamber Groups and Scattitude.

Wed., Mar. 6      7:00    Piano Studio Recital

Fri., Mar. 8         8:00    Carleton Orchestra

The winter program includes selections from Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings, Op. 48, and Schumann’s Symphony No. 4, Op. 120.

Sun., Mar. 10     2:00    Chamber Music Recital (Applebaum Recital Hall)


Drama (Weitz Theater)

Thu., Mar. 8       8:30    Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act

A theater design comps by Erin Carol Gustafson ’19, Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act by Athol Fugard is set during Apartheid in South Africa and tells the story of a clandestine love affair.

     Reservations for all performances:

Fri., Mar. 9         8:30    Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act

Sat., Mar. 10      2:00    Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act


Exhibitions (Perlman Teaching Museum)

From the Beginning: Carleton Alumni Ceramic Exhibition (Hamlin Creative Space)

An exhibition of ceramic work from 18 alumni artists.

Ceramics from the Carleton Art Collection (Mar G Commons; ends April 5)

Curated by Elaine Tian ’19, this special exhibition of ceramic treasures from the Carleton Art Collection demonstrates the college’s support of working artists and its dedication to building a vibrant teaching collection. Contemporary works by such artists as Steven Young Lee, Beth Lo, Helga Gamboa, and Warren McKenzie are presented with historical artifacts to reveal creative influences and centuries-old traditions.

SIN: The Seven Deadlies in Clay (Braucher Gallery; ends April 21)

A collection of diverse and unique ceramic work by 24 clay artists as they illustrate the persistent challenges of pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth, in ways that are provocative, ironic, and sometimes perversely humorous.

Around Us: What Ceramic Makers Collect (ends April 4)

Eleven makers share work from their private collections, by over 40 artists.