Category Archives: Educational

A Page in History: Lúnasa

Friday | March 9 | 3:00pm
Winona County History Center

Join this Irish supergroup for a free artist talk and demonstration at the Winona County History Center. The band will share about their music and their work together. Local fiddlers are welcome to come and join in with the group for the final songs of the afternoon. Learn more about Lúnasa at

The Performance Center at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and the Winona County Historical Society are members of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit:


Dr. John Paulson: Pre-Concert Talk “This is Not Your Father’s Big Band”

Wednesday | January 10 | 1:00-2:00pm Winona Friendship Center | 251 Main St. Saxophonist, composer and educator Dr. John Paulson will present a free, informal multi-media talk This is Not Your Father’s Big Band that will include an overview of the process involved in creating music for his 18-piece group plus the realities of presenting… Continue Reading

Winona Symphony Orchestra Awarded SEMAC Grant for 2018 Children’s Concert

The Winona Symphony Orchestra has been awarded a $10,000 Arts and Cultural Heritage grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council for its 2018 Children’s Concert for Winona area 3rd and 4th graders. Thanks to this generous grant, two free performances of the 2018 Children’s Concert will be presented on the morning of Tuesday, February 13… Continue Reading

Musical Theatre Improv Workshop

Friday | October 20 | 12:30 – 2:00pm Page Theatre | Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Campus Members from the cast of Broadway’s Next Hit Musical will lead participants through improvisational exercises and games that illustrate the basic philosophy and rules of improvisation: Saying YES, Active listening, Making your partner look good…all the while HAVING… Continue Reading

Family Arts Academy FREE Monthly Workshop – A Visit to Oz

Tuesday | September 12 | 5:30-6:30pm Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Family Arts Academy workshops are FREE monthly themed multi-arts experiences that invite the whole family to learn new skills, meet local artists and have fun creating together. Come to one or all. Pre-registration recommended. Learn more. Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts is a member… Continue Reading

Community Conversation

Wednesday | July 19 | 5:30pm Page Theatre | Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Campus The Page Theatre is working to strengthen our connections with the community, and we need your help to create that future together! We are working with Engage Winona to gather input from a deep and diverse cross-section of community members… Continue Reading