Category Archives: Classes

Summer Community Ceramics Class

Mondays | 6:00-9:00pm
June 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Saint Mary’s University

Once again this summer Lisa Truax will be teaching a Community Ceramics Class at Saint Mary’s University. This community class is for people of all experience levels. Student will receive instruction in the area of ceramics they wish to explore, including hand building and wheel throwing. More advanced students can work more independently if they choose. Class runs for 6 weeks with the 7th week for work pick up. All ages are welcome, children need to be old enough to work fairly independently for 3 hours at a time. Class fee includes 50 pounds of clay, glazes, and firing. Registration fee is $275.

Lisa Truax is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit:


Beginning Watercolor Class at Mississippi Mornings

Thursdays beginning May 23 | 12:00-3:00pm Mississippi Mornings Art Studio | LeMoille Dr on Hwy 61 Kathy Kovala will be teaching a beginning watercolor class at the Mississippi Mornings Art Studio. This will be a comprehensive class where you will learn how to choose art supplies, clean brushes, tear paper, and a basic "starting… Continue Reading

Historic Craft Class: Pysanky

Sunday | April 7 | 1:00-3:00pm OR Sunday | April 14 | 1:00-3:00pm Winona County History Center | 160 Johnson St. The Winona County Historical Society’s popular Historic Craft Class: Pysanky is back! Create designs on eggs using wax and natural dyes in this fun and educational guided class. This fine art of Easter… Continue Reading

Identify Yourself: Exploring Personal Identity Through Art

Saturday | March 23 | 1:00-3:00pm Infinity Yoga Studio | 119 W 3rd St Identify Yourself is an exploration of cultural heritage and personal identity led by Winona-based artist Sharon Mansur. Drawing from Mansur’s autobiographical performance work Dreaming Under a Cedar Tree, this free, interactive workshop invites you to explore childhood memories and imagery,… Continue Reading

Community Pavers Public Glazing Day

Wednesday | September 26 | 5:00-7:00pm Jovy Rockey Jewelry | 78 E 3rd St The community is welcome on a first come first serve basis to glaze a tile that will be part of the public art installation on the project block of 3rd street. At the end of the project (November) community members… Continue Reading

Multi-generational Collage Workshop – FREE

Wednesdays | 12-1:30pm June 6, 13, 20, & 27, July 11, 18, & 25, August 1 Winona Friendship Center | 251 Main St. In this FREE intergenerational workshop at the Winona Friendship Center, older adults aged 55+ and youth ages 7-12 will be invited to explore a variety of collage techniques through group and individual… Continue Reading

Basic Drawing with Mary Singer

Saturday | May 19 | 2:00-3:30pm Winona Arts Center | 228 E 5th St Several techniques will be taught that you may use to grow your drawing ability. The more you use these practices the better your drawing will become. For adults and teens. Instructor: Mary Singer. $30, Winona Arts Center members, $35 non-members. Materials… Continue Reading

Watercolor Classes in Winona

Wednesday | May 2 Intermediate to Advanced: 9am-12pm Beginner: 12:30-3:30pm Conference Room | Garvin Heights Vineyards 2255 Garvin Heights Road Kathy Kovala, professional watercolor artist, will be offering classes in Winona, on May 2nd. Cost for each class is $35 for 3 hours, with a minimal charge to share the facility costs. A supply list… Continue Reading