Category Archives: Local Arts

Member Spotlight: Anna VanDemark

Anna VanDemark grew up in a family of artists and trained as a classical painter at Atelier Lack, Minneapolis, MN. She has worked in a variety of mediums over the years garnering awards at national exhibitions. But, it is with digital photography that Anna has found the perfect medium to capture life’s fleeting moments and nature’s wondrous details. The Blue Heron Coffeehouse will be hosting an exhibition of Anna’s garden inspired photography, bella flora! Two large art quilts will also be included.

bella flora!
Opening September 6, 2019
Blue Heron Coffeehouse
162 W. 2nd St, Winona
Exhibition runs 9/6 – 11/4, 2019

MMAM: Second Saturday – Gardens

Saturday | June 8 | 10:00am-5:00pm Minnesota Marine Art Museum Join the Minnesota Marine Art Museum for the June Second Saturday, featuring $1 admission and special themed activities based on June’s theme, ‘Gardens’! Our tours for the day include MMAM highlights tours, which will introduce you to pieces from our permanent collection, and a… Continue Reading

Bluff Country Studio Art Tour 2019

Friday | April 26 | 10:00am-6:00pm Saturday | April 27 | 10:00am-6:00pm Sunday | April 28 | 10:00am-6:00pm Be sure to check out Bluff Country Studio Art Tour, 2019, an annual spring tradition! Experience the diverse talent of so many southeast Minnesota artists, many of whom are River Arts Alliance members! Details at the… Continue Reading

Call for Submissions for the Annual RAA Member Exhibition

All current members are invited to submit artwork for the 2019 RAA Member Exhibition, June 15 – September 2, at the Blue Heron Coffeehouse. Due to space limitations, each member can show only one work this year. Please fill out the registration form by June 8 for inclusion in this show. Please review all conditions and details… Continue Reading

Frozen River Film Festival Art Competition

Frozen River Film Festival has announced that they are holding a contest to select artwork to appear on the admission badges for the 2020 film festival. The contest will offer cash prizes in multiple categories. Interested parties are invited to submit work that creatively highlight different aspects of Winona. Artists are recommended to select one… Continue Reading

RAA Member of the Month: Frozen River Film Festival

The Frozen River Film Festival celebrates their 14th Season this year with over 80 films showing in Winona beginning February 6th and continuing through February 10th in various locations throughout the city. With the theme “Resilience” FRFF continues their tradition of presenting quality films from around the world. Many films, such as “The Interpreters” and… Continue Reading

Valentine’s Free Ink

Saturday | February 2 | 10:00am-2:00pm Winona Arts Center | 228 E. 5th St. The Winona Arts Center Print Studio, “RiverBed Press” will hold a free monotype workshop with a Valentine’s theme on Saturday, February 2 from 10am-2:00pm. No prior printmaking experience necessary. Come try your hand working with the monotype — a painterly… Continue Reading