The River Arts Alliance generates creative, financial and intellectual resources in order to strengthen communications among all entities, elevate the quality of art for all and enrich lives through the arts.

Off the Page: The Picnic Operetta

Sunday | September 17 | 3pm Unity Park | Winona The Page Series presents Mixed Precipitation’s Picnic Operetta. It’s glam rock-meets-opera, with a taste of local harvests. Philemon and Baucis – Planet in Peril explores fear, displacement, and hospitality to strangers from another world. This space-age, romantic adventure features the beloved melodies of Haydn’s The…

An Opening Reception for New Work by Jamie Schell

Saturday | September 16 | 7-9pm Red Horse Gallery | 116 S Main St | Fountain City, WI In these New works, Jamie explores surface relationships and the idea of elemental forms re-seen. Come on over to Beautiful Downtown Fountain City and nosh on some Blue Heron nosh, drink some Seven Hawks Wine and take…

TdM Playwriting Workshop

Do you love telling stories? Do you want to write your stories down for others to enjoy? Or have you ever considered writing a script? Well, you too could be a playwright. In alignment with Theatre du Mississippi’s mission to support new playwrights, a new writer’s workshop is in the offering for this year. The…

Winona Arts Center Call for Entries

Artwork Taken In: Thursday and Friday | Sept. 28 and 29 | 3-6pm | or by appointment Exhibition Dates: October 6 – November 18, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday | Oct. 6 | 4:30-6:30pm Winona Arts Center | 228 East 5th Street The Winona Arts Center announces a call for entries for its 2017 Members Exhibition….

Pottery Exhibit at Winona Public Library

September 6 – September 29, 2017 Winona Public Library | Bell Art Room Pottery can be made into all sorts of things. For example, it can be made for use – dinnerware, bakeware, serving dishes, and vase or luminary. Alternatively, it can be made into animals; those that are wild threatened, or endangered. That is…

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…

Theatre du Mississippi Auditions

Wednesday, September 6 and Thursday, September 7 | 7:00-9:00pm Masonic Theatre | 5th and Main Streets | Winona or by appointment: daniel@theatredumiss.org Theatre du Mississippi is holding auditions for a new play by local playwright Scott Dixon. Set in Winona in the near future. Looking for 10-15 male and female actors ages teen and up….

Winona Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Social

Sunday | September 10 | 1:00-4:00pm Elmaro Vineyard | N14756 Delaney Rd., Trempealeau, WI Join us for the Winona Symphony Orchestra’s third annual Summer Social! There will be live music from Heart Strings Harp Circle, Flutistry, and Wabasha Street Trio. Vineyard tours will be available as well as a local artists’ gallery featuring Julie Johnston,…

Laureate Writers Series – September 2017

Tuesday | September 5 | 7:00pm Blue Heron Coffee House Gary Evans will read from his new book, Death by Drowning, as part of the Laureate Writers Series. The reading will be followed by a book signing and an open mic. The event is co-sponsored by the Blue Heron and the Fine Arts Council of…

Winona Arts Center: Call for Entries for WAC 2017 Members Exhibition

Winona Arts Center Call for Entries for WAC 2017 Members Exhibition The Winona Arts Center announces a call for entries for its 2017 Members Exhibition. The theme is open. All media is eligible. Because the gallery is a multi-use space, there is a limited space for large sculpture. If you plan to enter a large…