The River Arts Alliance generates creative, financial and intellectual resources in order to strengthen communications among all entities, elevate the quality of art for all and enrich lives through the arts.

Family Art Day 2016

Join River Arts Alliance and Winona Park & Recreation for the 9th annual Family Art Day on Saturday, September 3, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm in the Jaycees Pavilion in beautiful Lake Park. Family Art Day is a free, interactive art adventure for ALL AGES that will engage your imagination and open up…

Films by Bike

Adventure sport fans will have a chance to attend a free mini-film festival by bicycle on September 10. The Frozen River Film Festival is partnering with the Beer By Bike Brigade to bring films to three venues in La Crosse, WI. Attendees should bring their bicycles to Riverside’s International gardens at 4:00 p.m. to begin…

Backyard Botanicals at Sutra Global Imports

Sutra Global Imports is pleased to host: Backyard Botanicals: Teas and Tisanes with Master Herbalist Amy Shea of Wise Waters Botanicals Wednesday August 24 | 6-8pm $20 Workshop Fee (due at registration), plus $3 materials fee (payable to instructor directly) Learn about making teas, tisanes, infusions and decoctions, and the myriad of benefits from using…

2016 MCA Fall Open House

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Fall Open House will be held on Wednesday, August 24th from 4-7pm. The Open House is a great way for everyone to meet instructors and answer any questions you may have about the upcoming semester, learn more about MCA’s guitar and ballet programs and get fitted for shoes and…

Katie Bachler – In Conversation at the Outpost

Outpost, 119 East Third Street, Winona, MN 55987 8pm / Wednesday, August 17 Please join us for an informal conversation on culture, community, and creative practice with Katie Bachler. Katie Bachler is an artist interested in connections to the world around us and to each other. Her work takes the form of maps, meals, walks,…

Mary Singer Exhibit at MCA

Galleria Valéncia at the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) is featuring an exhibit by portrait artist Mary Singer, August 17th throughout the month of September. Mary has worked with a wide variety of visual arts her whole life here in Winona. She started out doing commissioned fine art portraits of people. Equine and pets…

Nia Lacy Artist Exhibit

Local Artist, Nia Lacy, will be exhibiting her artwork in the Winona Public Library’s Bell Art Room throughout the month of August. Lacy’s main medium is ink, but she also uses paints, charcoal, and natural materials like wood, rocks, metals, and ceramics. Lacy describes her work as “imagineered” meaning it comes from nature but not…

WSO Summer Social at Elmaro

Sunday | August 28 | 1-4pm The Winona Symphony Orchestra invites you to their our Second Annual Summer Social at Elmaro Vineyard. It was so much fun last year, they decided to do it again! There will be wine (of course) and hors d’oeurves to enjoy while you listen to live music presented by members of the…

2016 GRSF/Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest Winners Announced

The winners of the 2016 GRSF/Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest were announced on Saturday, July 30th. A complete list of the winners is available at sonnetcontest.org/2016-winners. The winning sonnets are also published on the website with links provided on the winners’ page. Director Ted Haaland and the judges (Winona Poets Laureate past and present) were…

RAA’s August Schmooze!

Wednesday • August 17 • 5:30-7:30pm Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Can your patrons and adoring fans find you online? If you want to learn more about how you, your organization or artistic work can be discovered online then this program is for you. Join Jamie Schwaba, Managing Director of the Minnesota Conservatory for the…

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