Category Archives: Educational

Top 10 Tips for Travel Photography with Janet Mootz

Thursday | June 29 | 6:00-7:30pm
Sutra Global Imports
570 Main St. | Dakota, MN

Join us for a free workshop, just in time for summer travel!

(PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is REQUIRED, because space is limited, even though the event is free.

About the Instructor:

Janet has been a professional photographer for 13 years. She also loves to travel and explore whether it be in U.S. or abroad. She will show some images she has taken over the last 10 years and share some tips and tricks to make your vacation photos interesting and memorable.

Janet teaches photography though La Crescent Community Education as well as One on One classes at Gallery M in La Crescent. She also facilitates the River Valley Photography Group that meets the third Tuesday of each month at Gallery M.

Sutra Global Imports is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit:


Kinstone 1-Hour Guided Tour

Sundays | May 7 through October 31 | 1:00 to 2:15pm Kinstone | S3439 Cole Bluff Lane | Fountain City, WI On every Sunday, the tour features the large Stone Circle, the thatched cordwood Chapel, the Stargazer Circle and the Three Witnesses sculpture. Learn about the setting of the standing stones in the Kinstone Circle… Continue Reading

Winona Symphony Orchestra Children’s Concert

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 9:00 AM & 10:30 AM Somsen Hall | Harriet Johnson Auditorium Winona State University In 2016, the Winona Symphony Orchestra revived their tradition of offering special concerts for children. Area elementary students were treated to stories told by the orchestra and narrator. Due to the overwhelming response, there will be… Continue Reading

Famous Paintings and Sculpture Art History for Kids 7-11

Winona Arts Center – 228 E 5th St – Winona Famous Paintings and Sculpture Art History classes meet every Friday, 3-5pm, in February and March. February sessions will explore famous paintings through lecture, discussion, and activities. March sessions will explore famous sculpture through lecture, discussion, and activities. Email for complete details. The Winona Arts… Continue Reading

Kathy Kovala Watercolor Demonstration

Come Smell the Posies Watercolor artist Kathy Kovala is currently showing a display of her flower paintings at Merchants Bank in Winona. Kathy has been painting flowers most of her career as a professional watercolorist. This display will show you her many varied techniques which include “throwing paint,” “rock and roll,” and “wet into wet.”… Continue Reading