Category Archives: Exhibits

2017 RAA Member Exhibit Opening Photos


Special thanks to Roger Boulay for installing the exhibit and to Al Mueller for capturing the Opening Reception for the 2nd Annual RAA Member Exhibit.

With almost twice as many members participating this year, the gallery is a great representation of the talented artists, photographers, potters, and more that our community is proud to call our own. Don’t forget that you can support your local artists by purchasing their work through this gallery exhibit. The full list of participating artists can be found here.

If you missed the opening weekend, please plan to visit any Friday or Saturday between 4pm and 8pm through the end of July. The location is Watkins Gallery on the Winona State University campus.


Opening Reception: Winona Characters Portrait Photography Project

Friday | May 5 | 5 to 8pm Art of the Rural | The Outpost 119 E Third St | Winona Opening reception for the exhibition “Winona Characters: Portrait Photography Project” by photographer and curator Jon Swanson. On exhibit will be 40 large black-and-white portrait photographs of Winonans. Beer and snacks are available. FREE and… Continue Reading

Julia Crozier: Art at the Commonweal

Julia Crozier has an exhibit of five paintings for the five plays that Commonweal is producing for the 2017 season. These paintings were created specifically for the plays and have a range of styles and mediums. They will be displayed at the Commonweal (208 Parkway Ave. N, Lanesboro) until the season is over in December.… Continue Reading

“WE”nonah Project – a Sabbatical Exhibition by Chun Lok Mah

Unveil, share and rediscover what “WE”nona want in our great community. The purpose of the project is to initiate an inclusive dialogue on creating a safe, vibrant and supportive community. The installation is designed to be completed by the responses from participants and evolve over the period of the show (March 15th to April 7th… Continue Reading

Opening Reception for “Honoring the Land” painting exhibit Julie Johnston

Friday | March 3 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm | Page Theatre Lobby Opening Reception Friday, March 3, 2017 from 4pm-6pm for Honoring the Land exhibit. Page Theatre, St. Mary’s University, 700 Terrace Heights, Winona, MN. Julie Johnston is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit… Continue Reading

When Home Won’t Let You Stay: A Photography Exhibit at Winona Public Library

When Home Won’t Let You Stay is a poignant photography exhibition about refugees in Minnesota by documentary photographer James A. Bowey. It provides a new perspective on the often hidden lives and compelling experiences of refugees in our communities. The exhibit consists of contemporary color portraits accompanied by first-person stories highlighting the plight and resiliency… Continue Reading

WSU Faculty Exhibition

On View in the Watkins Gallery through December 9th: The Winona State University Faculty exhibition presents recent work by artist-educators Danilo Bojic, Roger Boulay, Mike Knox, Seho Park, Anne Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp and Matt Winkler. Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, November 30th from 4-6pm. Refreshments will be served. The Watkins Gallery is located in… Continue Reading