Category Archives: Classes

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 instruction. Within the eight sessions, each participant will experience artistic decision-making first hand and gain understanding of the creative process. Instruction will include terminology and techniques that will be used to create final art pieces out of cut paper and found objects. A culminating exhibit will take place to showcase final projects which will be displayed at Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts.

This workshop is FREE, but registration is required, so secure your spot today! Register at, email or call 507-453-5500. Teaching Artist: Brianna Haupt

Free for Adults aged 55+ and Youth 7-12, thanks to a special Seeding Vitality Arts MN Initiative grant from Aroha Philanthropies.

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit:


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

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… Continue Reading

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