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Art about Winona

A National Call for Art about Winona: the Legend, the Women, the Place Hosted by Winona State University’s Watkins Gallery Jurors: Winona LaDuke, Roger Boulay, Guest juror TBA June 15: Deadline for receiving all digital submissions June 30: Notification of acceptance August 15: Deadline for receipt of accepted works August 23: Exhibition Opens; Reception: 5-6…

Call for Artists: Winona Poster Project

Visit Winona and River Arts Alliance are pleased to announce the NEW Winona Poster Project 2019. This annual poster project will highlight a local artist and design promoting the beauty and charm of our area each year. To enter this juried competition, artists must live/work within a 60-mile radius of Winona, MN and have experience in printmaking, painting or…

April Jazz Jam Caps Easter Weekend

Sunday | April 21 | 6:30-9:30pm Island City Brewing | 65 E Front St. islandcitybrew.com When you’ve hunted all the Easter Eggs and eaten your fill of ham, why not join the H3O Jazz Trio at Island City Brewing Company on Easter evening! Now in its second year, the Island City Jazz Jam is an…

Third Thursday Song Circle

Thursday | April 18 | 7:00-8:30pm Winona Arts Center | 228 E 5th St The Winona Arts Center will hold its Third Thursday Song Circle on April 18 (details above). All are welcome to this community singing experience. Songs are chosen by the participants from the book Rise Up Singing, which contains words, chords, and…

Let’s Go Fly a Kite! – Earthday Kite Workshop

Wednesday | April 17 | 4:00-6:00pm Winona Arts Center | 228 East 5th St Celebrate Earthday and spring with a kite-making workshop. All materials needed to make, paint and fly the kites will be provided. A white 18˝x 21˝ sail will be the support for each participant to paint their kite with their own unique…

RAA Member Exhibit Application

The time has come for RAA members to register to participate in the 2019 RAA Member Exhibition, June 15 – September 2, at the Blue Heron Coffeehouse. Due to space limitations, each member can show only one work this year. Please fill out the registration form by June 8 for inclusion in this show. Please review all…

Grant writing best practices workshop notice

The Minnesota State Arts Board plans to hold a grant writing best practices workshop this Thursday, April 11 from 6:00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. at Public Launch in Winona. Due to possible inclement weather, the Arts Board will make a decision and provide an update on Thursday morning whether to proceed or cancel the event….

April Second Saturday @ MMAM – A Longer Look: Slow Art Day

Saturday | April 13 | 10:00am-5:00pm  Minnesota Marine Art Museum | 800 Riverview Dr. mmam.org/secondsaturdays The Minnesota Marine Art Museum’s (MMAM) is asking visitors to slow down and take their time during April’s Second Saturday. This month’s theme is A Longer Look: Slow Art Day. When people look slowly at a piece of art they…

WSU String Ensemble

Tuesday | April 16 | 7:30pm WSU DuFresne Performing Arts Center, Room 159 WSU String Ensemble performance. Free admission.   WSU Arts Administration is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit: riverartsalliance.org/JOIN.  

Faculty Recital: Alan Dunbar

Friday | April 12 | 7:30pm WSU DuFresne Performing Arts Center, Room 159 Faculty Recital: Alan Dunbar, voice-baritone. Free admission. WSU Arts Administration is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit: riverartsalliance.org/JOIN.  

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