Category Archives: Classes

Stories that Move

Wednesdays | April 4, 11, 18, 25, and May 2, 9, 16, 23 | Noon-1:30pm
Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts | 1164 W. Howard (10th) St.

Ages: Adults 55+ years
Teaching Artist: Jennifer Taber-O’Neill
Price: FREE thanks to a Seeding Vitality Arts MN initiative Grant made possible through Aroha Philanthropies.

Stories that Move is an eight-week, movement-based workshop that will guide each participant through the choreographic process. Each session will consist of a warm-up, community building exercises, dance composition basics and a cool down. Community members with or without dance backgrounds are encouraged to join us as we explore a favorite childhood memory and bring it to life through movement.

Though this workshop is FREE, thanks to a generous grant from Aroha Philanthropies, participation is limited. Please register today through MCA’s Online System at or call MCA at 507-453-5500.

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Guitar Master Class with Jeffrey Van

Sunday | March 11 | 12:15-1:45pm Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts | 1164 W. Howard (10th) St. Master performer, composer, and former University of Minnesota professor Jeffrey Van will conduct a master guitar class for students of the classical guitar at the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA). (Participation slots are currently closed, but you… Continue Reading

Stepping Workshop with Step Afrika!

Saturday | February 3 | 12:30pm Gymnasium | Gostomski Fieldhouse Saint Mary’s University Step Afrika! invites you to become a part of their community through this participatory stepping workshop. Learn the basic movements of stepping, then put it all together in a routine! No experience required, open to all ages; no registration required. Please note:… Continue Reading

Valentine’s Monoprint Free Ink Day

Saturday | February 3 | 11:00am – 3:00pm Winona Arts Center | 228 E 5th St You’re invited to a Free Ink Workshop with a Valentine’s Day Theme held by Winona Arts Center’s RiverBed Press. All are welcome to get inky and experience working with the monotype, a painterly printmaking technique. Come and print your… Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo Local Author Fair & Creative Writing Workshop

Saturday | November 4 | 10:00am-1:00pm Winona Public Library November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The Winona Public Library has several one-day only activities to celebrate the month during the NaNoWriMo Local Author Fair & Creative Writing Workshop. First, stop by one of many local author booths. Visit with one of the following authors… Continue Reading

Watercolor Workshop

Three day workshop on “Barns, Farms , Farmers and Produce" October 27, 28 and 29 | 9:30am – 3:30pm Painters are invited to join others in Lanesboro at the Cottage Inn for three days of watercolor painting with Kathy Kovala. The for the workshop is $250. There are a block of rooms set aside at… Continue Reading