River Arts Alliance supports and celebrates regional arts and culture by organizing educational programs, community events, and public art projects while promoting opportunities for artists and facilitating collaborations between organizations in the Winona region.

2019 Member Exhibit Opening Reception Photos

We appreciate everyone who braved the weather and came out for the 2019 River Arts Alliance Member Exhibit Opening Reception on June 15th. Thanks to Joy Davis Ripley for her great photos of the event!

4th @ the Levee

Thursday | July 4 | 4:00-9:00pm Levee Park | Winona facebook.com/WINONArts/ Get ready for the largest backyard party around on the banks of the Mississippi! Great music, food trucks, craft beers and beverages, family fun. The People Brothers Band, General B and the Wiz, Barbaro, and Karate Chop Silence will all be performing. What better…

MCA Junior Training Program for Dancers SHOWCASE

Friday | June 28 | 6:30pm Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts | 1164 W. Howard (10th) St. http://mca.smumn.edu/ Join us for a lively dance showcase featuring Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts’ (MCA) Junior Training Program dancers in MCA’s Academy Theatre. Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn…

Summer Jazz Jams Move Outdoors

Sunday | June 23 | 5:30-8:30pm Island City Brewing Company | 65 E Front St With summer in full swing, the Island City Jazz Jams are heading outside for the summer months. Join the H3O Jazz Trio at the Jazz Jam’s new time from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Island City Brewing Company’s beer garden…

SHIFT ~ a performance salon with Erin Drummond and Sharon Mansur

Saturday | June 22 | 7:00-9:00pm Infinity Yoga Studio | 119 West Third Street facebook.com/events/2178586032195941/ infinitywinona.com/yoga/ $8 suggested donation at the door, no reservations needed! SHIFT~ a performance salon ~a cozy evening of dance, lively conversation and tasty snacks curated by Sharon Mansur with guest: dance artist Erin Drummond ~shift~perceptions…shift~imagination…shift~possibilities …………… about Erin: Erin “River”…

Third Thursday Song Circle

Thursday | June 20 | 7:00-8:30pm Winona Arts Center | 228 East 5th St All are welcome to the Winona Arts Center’s community singing event. Songs are chosen by the participants from the book Rise Up Singing, which contains words, chords, and sources for hundreds of songs; copies will be available. Bring your voices, your…

Call for Artist Vendors

Chatfield Center for the Arts in Chatfield, MN will be hosting an outdoor art fair on Saturday, August 10 in conjunction with the community’s 52nd Annual Western Days Celebration. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, June 14 by midnight for RAA members. All media and art forms welcomed. There is no application fee;…

Main reACTion – Third Space Performance

Tuesdays | 6:30-7:30pm June 11, 18, 25; July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6 Third Street (between Main & Lafayette) mca.smumn.edu/2019/05/23/main-reaction-performance-schedule/ The public is invited to eight weekly 1-hour performances by Main ReACTion lead by Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts’ (MCA) Theatre Instructor, Catherine Deysach. (No performance July 2.) Stroll downtown on Third Street and…

2019 RAA Member Exhibit Opening Reception

Saturday | June 15 | 6:00-8:00pm Blue Heron Coffeehouse | 162 W 2nd St Come and meet the artists and celebrate their work at the opening reception 4th Annual RAA Member Exhibit. Light refreshments will be available, provided by our gallery host the Blue Heron Coffeehouse. The exhibit and reception are free and open to…

Opening for The Art of Fine Furniture

Saturday | June 15 | 1:00-3:00pm Winona County History Center | 160 Johnson St theartoffinefurniture.com Join in the fun of the Opening Party of the 2019 Art of Fine Furniture. Meet the artists and check out another amazing exhibition of time-honored craftsmanship. Founded in 2013 The Art of Fine Furniture is an annual exhibition featuring…