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.

Watercolor Classes in Winona

Wednesday | May 2 Intermediate to Advanced: 9am-12pm Beginner: 12:30-3:30pm Conference Room | Garvin Heights Vineyards 2255 Garvin Heights Road Kathy Kovala, professional watercolor artist, will be offering classes in Winona, on May 2nd. Cost for each class is $35 for 3 hours, with a minimal charge to share the facility costs. A supply list…

Kiln Opening Party

Sue Pariseau Pottery is hosting a special event during the Bluff Country Studio Art Tour – a Kiln Opening Party!!  Join the party for all the oohs and aahs while the wood fired kiln is unloaded.  There will be plenty of libations and we’ll be serving pizza from the cob oven prepared by our special…

Upcoming WSU Concerts

On Saturday, April 28 at 7:30PM, the WSU Choirs present a concert in collaboration with the SMU Choirs at Chapel of St. Mary’s of the Angels. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, and free to students with IDs. On Sunday, April 29 at 2:00PM, the WSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble will present a…

SMU Music Theater Students sing Broadway Hits to Benefit HCO

Sunday | April 29 | 6:00pm Cafe Congo | 161 W Broadway First Congregational Church Saint Mary’s University music theater students and their director Judy Myers will perform a program of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Leonard Bernstein’s greatest Broadway hits on Sunday, April 29th at Café Congo. The event will celebrate the 100th anniversary of…

Open Auditions for TdM’s Original Shorts!

Friday | April 27 | 7:00pm Saturday | April 28 | 7:00pm The Oaks Wine Bar | 75 W 3rd Street (Second Floor) Open Auditions for Original Shorts! Theatre du Mississippi is now casting PAID actors for their upcoming staged readings of original one-act plays from TdM’s playwriting workshop! No acting experience or prepared audition…

Artist Call and Training for Third Space Grant through Winona Main Street

Monday | April 23 | 5-9pm OR Tuesday | April 24 | 9am-1pm The Outpost | 119 E Third St. The Winona Main Street Program is seeking artist submissions for “Third Space,” a series a programs that will be held outside on Third Street in Downtown Winona from May-October. Funding up to $1000 each for…

Cedar Tree: DISTILLED Closing Reception

Tuesday | April 24 | 6:00pm Ben Miller Lobby | Saint Mary’s Performance Center Cedar Tree: DISTILLED reflects key elements from Dreaming Under a Cedar Tree, a performance and visual installation project with a Middle Eastern flavor, premiering fall 2017 at Outpost Winona. Created and performed by Winona based dance/visual artist Sharon Mansur, this immersive…

Think Like A Girl

A senior art exhibition at Winona State University’s Watkins Gallery Exhibit: April 23 – 27 Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday | April 25 Talk | 4:00pm | Stark 103 Reception | 5:00pm | Watkins Gallery Winona State University Come see the work of five senior art students who bring together five different ways to approach art….

Upcoming WSU Concerts

On Friday, April 20, the WSU Jazz Ensemble will host their spring concert. The performance starts at 7:30PM in the WSU Performing Arts Center in the Vivian Fusillo Main Stage Theatre. Special guest, Hayden Fihn (trumpet and flugelhorn artist) will be featured. Admission is free. On Sunday, April 22, the WSU Orchestra will host their…

Capstone Event for RAA/HBC Fence Art Project

Friday | April 20 | 4:30pm HBC Parking Lot | Downtown Winona River Arts Alliance invites the public to celebrate its capstone event for the HBC Fence Art Project. The Winona Community has helped with this project in many ways, including a collaborative effort painting the murals that are part of this project, which also…