Category Archives: Local Arts

Winona Art Walk and Tour

It’s that time of year again! Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the 2017 Winona Art Walk & Tour, Saturday, November 18 from 10am – 4pm.

Click below to learn more about the artists, locations, and schedule for this fun annual event. Scroll to the bottom of that page to see samples of the artists’ work.

The Winona Art Walk & Tour is a great way to shop local for the holidays – while supporting our many talented artists in the Winona area. See you there!

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

On Hallowed Ground

Winona's Poet Laureate Ken McCullough composed a poem for the opening of the Member Exhibit. We are honored to share his beautiful verse. Photo courtesy of Al Mueller. ON HALLOWED GROUND The Artist must be the canary in the mine   the dove that returns to the ark   with the olive leaf in its beak The Artist… Continue Reading

Merry Mural Making Photos – 6/24/17

  Thanks to Anna VanDemark for photographing the adorable children who helped paint murals for the HBC Fence Project. If you missed the first Merry Mural Making day, then plan to join us: Saturday | July 1 | 10am-2pm Hiawatha Valley Marine Shelter West Lake Winona Everyone is welcome to come and paint! The murals… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Merry Mural Making

Saturday | June 24 | 10am-2pm Saturday | July 1 | 10am-2pm Hiawatha Valley Marine Shelter West Lake Winona Everyone is welcome to come and paint! The murals will be part of the permanent HBC Fence Art Project. Questions? Call Julia Crozier at 507-474-6879 or email This activity is made possible by the voters… Continue Reading

Masonic Drops Information

A Message from Margaret Johnson: Please consider which 10 of the 99 Masonic Drops that you think should be saved and let the Fine Arts Commission know.  It has asked for pubic input and wants to hear from us. The FAC plans to make it’s decision at its meeting on May 2 in the Wenonah… Continue Reading