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.

Senior Exhibition in the Watkins Gallery

Artist Talks: Wednesday | May 8 | 4:00-5:00pm WSU Science Lab Center | Room 120 Reception: Wednesday | May 1 | 5:00-6:00pm Watkins Gallery Exhibit: May 6-10 Check out the latest art exhibition in the Watkins Gallery created by six artists and designers, with subjects touching on their own roots and family. Participating Artists include:…

Film Screening: The Interpreters

Thursday | May 9 | 7:00-9:00pm Winona Arts Center | 28 E 5th St facebook.com/events/341773869791740/ The Interpreters follows Iraqi and Afghan interpreters who work with U.S. forces, and who are now targeted by insurgents as a result. While some have reached safety, others are stuck in hiding—and those with no other hope have set out…

2019 Visit Winona Tourism Celebration

Tuesday | May 7 | 5:30-8:00pm Winona County History Center | 160 Johnson St visitwinona.com Winona is an amazing place to live, but it’s also a pretty incredible place to visit, and those who come are putting more than $110 million* into the coffers of Winona County businesses each year. *Source: Explore Minnesota "Tourism &…

Great River Writes – Winona Writers Group

Monthly | Second Friday | 3:30-5:30pm Next Meeting: Friday | May 10 Winona Public Library | Youth Programming Room Do you like to write fiction or non-fiction? Check out the Great River Writes – Winona Writers Group that meets every second Friday of the Month through the summer of 2019 (details above). Each month participants…

Margaret Shaw Johnson to Speak at Laureate Writers Series

Tuesday | May 7 | 7:00pm Blue Heron Coffee House | 162 E 2nd St facebook.com/Mister-James-Mister-Jeff-348492846011482/ Playwright Margaret Shaw Johnson will present a “page to stage” talk about her upcoming play “Mister James & Mister Jeff” at the May Laureate Writers Series. Depending on rehearsal demands, her presentation may be followed by short readings from…

WSU Choir Spring Concert

Friday | May 3 | 7:00pm WSU DuFresne PAC | Vivian Fusillo Main Stage Theatre WSU Choir performs. Tickets available at the door: Adults – $10; Senior Citizens, WSU Faculty & Staff, and Students – Free Admission. WSU Arts Administration is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of…

Fluid Studio Art Exhibition

Artist Talks: Wednesday | May 1 | 4:00-5:00pm WSU Science Lab Center | Room 120 Reception: Wednesday | May 1 | 5:00-6:00pm Watkins Gallery Exhibit: April 29 – May 3 An art exhibition by six senior artists and designers that explores themes of self and growth. Participating students are Jesse Peterson, Kieran McDonnell, Dana Langworthy,…

The May Schmooze

Studio Space? Who needs it? How do they find it? Thursday | May 2 | 5:30 to 7:00pm Public Launch | 119 E. 3rd St. Winona is becoming a place known for arts and culture, and as a result, increasing numbers of artists are looking to Winona as a place to live. Can we accommodate their needs?…

Patina at Mid West Music Fest

Friday | May 3 | 6:00-7:00pm Eagles Club | 210 E 4th St patinatheband.com Come see Patina play it’s brand of Celtic folk at the Mid West Music Fest. Greg Peterson is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit: riverartsalliance.org/JOIN.  

WSU Orchestra Spring Concert

Saturday | May 4 | 2:00pm WSU DuFresne PAC | Vivian Fusillo Main Stage Theatre WSU Orchestra performs. Free admission. WSU Arts Administration is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit: riverartsalliance.org/JOIN.