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.

Amy Abts & Amanda Grace At Historic Trempealeau Hotel

Thursday | July 19 | 7:00-10:00pm Historic Trempealeau Hotel trempealeauhotel.com Rochester native Amy Abts is a musician, writer, actor and artist who from the age of 7 has been performing consistently over 34 years. In 1994 she graduated from the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Minneapolis and moved to Duluth to study acting at…

MCA Summer Music Division Concert

Thursday | July 19 | 7:00-8:00pm Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts 1164 W Howard (10th) Come fill your evening with music! The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) music division invites the community to a Summer Concert. This concert will showcase MCA private lesson students of all ages who study a variety of instruments. Admission…

Chicago Harp Quartet at Wesley United Methodist Church

Saturday | July 28 | 7:30pm Wesley United Methodist Church The newly formed Charles Wesley Center for Sacred Music and Arts is working together with the Heartstrings Harp Circle to bring the Chicago Harp Quartet to Winona. The Harp Circle has told us how great this quartet is and the Charles Wesley Center is helping…

Wood Carving Demonstration

Saturday | July 21 | 1:00-3:00pm Winona County History Center theartoffinefurniture.com Led by Richard Tendick, this free demonstration will highlight traditional and rotary carving techniques and will also explore what makes something heirloom quality through the interpretation of design, detail, skill, quality, execution, and the level of personal connection to the item created. All skill…

Beef Slough Boys at the Pizza Farm

Saturday | July 21 | 6:00-9:00pm Suncrest Gardens S2257 Yaeger Dugway | Cochrane, WI RAA Member Scott Lowery is performing as one-half of the Beef Slough Boys, for Wood-fired Pizza Night at Suncrest Gardens near Cochrane WI (~40 minute drive from Winona). For the past 15 years, the Original Beef Slough Boys (Jeff Morgan and…

Patina & the Burke Band at Concert on the Green

Patina and the Burke Band will share a Concert on the Green on Saturday, July 14 beginning at 5:00pm. Come and listen to some great acoustic Celtic music from two area Irish bands. Greg Peterson is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit: riverartsalliance.org/JOIN.  

Laureate Writers Series – July 2018

Tuesday | July 10 | 7pm Blue Heron Coffeehouse | 162 W 2nd www.missionofhonor.org Winona Author Jim Crigler will read from his autobiography, Mission of Honor, at the Laureate Writers Series July event. (Please note that this particular reading will take place on the second Tuesday of the month, not the first.) The reading is…

“Time and the Town” – Art by Carol Slade

July 2 through July 30 Acoustic Café | 77 Lafayette St Local artist Carol Slade will be the featured artist at the Acoustic Café in July. Recent work for sale includes paintings, prints, drawings from life, pastels, and photos of local people and places. Opening reception on Sunday afternoon, July 8 from 2 to 4 p.m….

Winona dance artist Sharon Mansur receives McKnight Fellowship

Winona based dance artist Sharon Mansur was recently awarded a 2018 McKnight Fellowship for Dancers! McKnight Fellowships for Choreographers and the McKnight Fellowships for Dancers provide fellowship awards to individual mid-career choreographers and dancers who reside in Minnesota.  The McKnight Fellowships for Choreographers and Dancers are designed to enrich and strengthen our community by acknowledging…

Summer Organ Series – Updated

Saturdays | July 7 and 21 | 4pm First Congregational Church of Winona | 161 W Broadway This summer the First Congregational Church of Winona in cooperation with the Southeast Minnesota Chapter of the American Guild of Organists has launched an organ recital series featuring performances by some of the finest organists in the Tri-State…