Category Archives: Events

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts: Fall Open House

Saturday | August 24 | 10:00am-12:00pm
Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts | 1164 W. Howard (10th) St.

Want to know more about Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) and what we are all about? Come to MCA’s Fall Open House to find out more. While you are here, you will be able to meet MCA instructors, take a tour, enjoy a treat, check out our NEW piano lab and get crafty. For more information, visit, e-mail or call 507-453-5500.

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


Winona All Call Opening Reception

Opening Reception: Friday | August 23 | 5:00-6:30pm Exhibition: August 23 – September 12 Watkins Gallery | Winona State University This exhibition, created by renowned activist and environmentalist Winona LaDuke, features work by both local and national artists depicting First Daughters and Native women. The exhibition is in conjunction with Winona All Call, a… Continue Reading

WSO Summer Social

Sunday | August 18 | 1:00-4:00pm Elmaro Vineyard | N14756 Delaney Rd | Trempealeau, WI Winona Symphony Orchestra invites community members to the Fifth Annual Summer Social. This event kicks off the Symphony’s 2019-2020 season and will feature a SILENT AUCTION (new this year), live music, and artwork by area artists. Elmaro Vineyard will… Continue Reading

2019 Winona Art Walk – Call for Artists

Winona Art Walk and Tour Saturday | November 23, 2019 | 10am – 4pm Winona area artists are invited to apply to participate in the 19th Annual Winona Art Walk & Tour. The deadline to submit both the application and sample photos of your work is September 15, 2019. Click here for complete details or… Continue Reading

Cuba Delegation Presentation

Tuesday | August 20 | 6:30-8:00pm Paperback and Pieces | 429 Mankato Avenue Eric Nelson and Debi Niebuhr will give a brief presentation about their 2018 delegation to Cuba and then open up to Q&A about the upcoming delegation Feb 28–March 8, 2020. Debi Niebuhr is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To… Continue Reading

What’s It All For?

Saturday | August 10 | 1:00-2:00pm Winona County History Center | 160 Johnson St. The Art of Fine Furniture exhibition at the Winona County History Center is coming to a close for 2019. On the last day of this year’s exhibition, join Art of Fine Furniture artists Roger Knudson and Mark Laub as they… Continue Reading

August MMAM Second Saturday: Mighty Mississippi

Saturday | August 10 | 10:00am-5:00pm Minnesota Marine Art Museum Join the Minnesota Marine Art Museum for the August Second Saturday, featuring $1 admission and special themed activities based on August’s theme, ‘Mighty Mississippi’! Our tours for the day include MMAM highlights tours, which will introduce you to pieces from our permanent collection, and… Continue Reading

Rooted In The Land: Minnesota Women Farmers

Artist Reception: Sunday | August 4 | 1:00-5:00pm Exhibit: August 4th-25th | Tuesday – Sunday | 1:00-5:00pm Owatonna Arts Center | 435 Garden View Lane Owatonna, MN | Winona artist Julie Johnston is showing her farm women and farm scene paintings at the Owatonna Arts Center for the month of August. Artist reception is… Continue Reading

Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest Awards Ceremony

Saturday | July 20 | 11:00am Performing Arts Center Winona State University The 2019 winners of the Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest will be publicly announced, as part of the Great River Shakespeare Festival’s Front Porch Series. We hope you will join us to hear winning sonnets read (some by members of the GRSF acting… Continue Reading

Capstone Event for the HBC Art Project

Thursday | July 18 | 4:30-5:30pm The HBC Fence at the Levee Park River Arts Alliance and the City of Winona will be hosting a capstone event for the HBC Fence Art Project to celebrate the project being completed. RAA and Chad Ubl will briefly explain the project and acknowledge participants. A poem written by… Continue Reading