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Last Second Saturday of 2018 at MMAM

Last Second Saturday of 2018 at MMAM

Saturday | October 13 | 10:00am to 5:00pm
Minnesota Marine Art Museum

Art is for Everyone!

Enjoy $1 admission, guided tours, art-making activities, and special themed programs. This month’s theme is “Texture!” and we will have artist Annie Hejny giving demonstrations of her process at 11am and again at 2pm. We will have live music in the galleries from 1-2pm. Learn more at, or call us 507-474-6626.

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


Trashion Show

Thursday | October 18 | 7:00pm Winona Public Library Are you a local fashionista? Are you a creative idea thinker? Do you think you have what it takes to create an entire outfit out recycled materials? Now is your chance to try it out during the Winona Public Library’s Trashion Show where design teams… Continue Reading

Dirk Nelson – RAA Member of the Month

Dirk Nelson is a local sculptor, draftsman, and printmaker and is a member of the River Arts Alliance Board of Directors. He also serves on the Winona Arts Center Board of Directors where he chairs the RiverBed Press committee. RiverBed Press is an etching press with a 24” wide by 48” long bed that was… Continue Reading

Second Saturday at MMAM

Intergenerational Day: Let’s Get Together Saturday | September 8 | 10:00am to 5:00pm Minnesota Marine Art Museum $1 Admission Treat your family and friends to world class art. Children 4 & under are always free! Free Bus We will be offering free bus rides to the Museum from 9:45am-5pm from four different spots in Winona.… Continue Reading

Ray Kiihne – RAA Member of the Month

Ray Kiihne has been chosen as the RAA Member of the Month for August. There is a great opportunity to see Ray’s work at the Red Horse Gallery in Fountain City, WI, on display through August 31. Transitions: Departures and Transformations I grew up in Nebraska on the edge of the sandhills, my father a… Continue Reading

Family Art Day 2018

Family Art Day: Create, Explore, Discover! Saturday | September 1 | 10am-2pm Jaycee Pavilion | East Lake | Winona The River Arts Alliance is proud to present the 11th annual of Family Art Day! This ever-popular event allows participants of all ages and abilities to try their hand a variety of art forms. The event… Continue Reading

Free Ink Relief Prints

Saturday | June 16 | 11am-3:00pm Winona Arts Center Facebook The Winona Arts Center RiverBed Press print studio will hold a free relief printmaking workshop on Saturday, June 16 from 11am – 3pm. Drop in & print! Preregistration is not required. No prior printmaking experience is necessary. Come in to learn about printmaking and try… Continue Reading

Anne Pellowski: A Storyteller’s Life

Sunday | February 11 | 3:30pm Frozen River Film Festival Harriet Johnson Auditorium | Somsen Hall Winona State University Anne Pellowski was raised by a farm family of Polish heritage in Trempealeau County, WI and was a voracious reader of books about other countries and believed she would someday travel to all those countries. She… 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