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.

May Art Schmooze

Thursday | May 18 | 5:00 to 7:00pm The Outpost | 119 E. 3rd St. Join Matt Fluharty at the Outpost, a collaborative space at 119 E. 3rd St. The Outpost, the national headquarters of Art of the Rural, welcomes people from across disciplines and sectors to share their work, develop projects, and engage with the…

Kinstone 1-Hour Guided Tour

Sundays | May 7 through October 31 | 1:00 to 2:15pm Kinstone | S3439 Cole Bluff Lane | Fountain City, WI On every Sunday, the tour features the large Stone Circle, the thatched cordwood Chapel, the Stargazer Circle and the Three Witnesses sculpture. Learn about the setting of the standing stones in the Kinstone Circle…

Kin-Day Spring Open House

Saturday | May 6 | Noon to 5pm Kinstone | S3439 Cole Bluff Lane | Fountain City, WI It’s Kin-Day again! Kinstone is so happy to invite you all back for their Annual Spring Open House event – it’s time to get out on the land and see Spring in all her glory! Join them…

Opening Reception: Winona Characters Portrait Photography Project

Friday | May 5 | 5 to 8pm Art of the Rural | The Outpost 119 E Third St | Winona Opening reception for the exhibition “Winona Characters: Portrait Photography Project” by photographer and curator Jon Swanson. On exhibit will be 40 large black-and-white portrait photographs of Winonans. Beer and snacks are available. FREE and…

Book Launch for Ken McCullough’s Latest Book

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Ken McCullough will read from his new book of poetry Dark Stars. This is McCullough’s ninth book of poetry and second from Red Dragonfly Press. The reading will be at 7:30 and there will be a reception beforehand at 6:30. Tom Dukich will play accordion during the reception. Light refreshments…

Masonic Drops Information

A Message from Margaret Johnson: Please consider which 10 of the 99 Masonic Drops that you think should be saved and let the Fine Arts Commission know.  It has asked for pubic input and wants to hear from us. The FAC plans to make it’s decision at its meeting on May 2 in the Wenonah…

An Evening of Outdoor Films

Wednesday | April 26th | 7:00pm Saint Mary’s Performance Center and Outdoor Leadership present an evening of Outdoor Films, featuring Mary Farrell’s John Latsch: The Man and His River and Ken Burns’ This is America from The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. A Q&A will follow the films. This event is free and open to…

Robin Hood

Robin Hood and his merry men are ready to save Sherwood Forest when Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts presents Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre production of “Robin Hood” in the Academy Theatre in the Valencia Arts Center. With original script and music by Daniel Nordquist, the show featuring local students is sure to delight the whole…

Bella Voce

The Winona Arts Center is pleased to present Bella Voce on Saturday, May 6, at 7pm. Bella Voce, unaccompanied voices from La Crosse, sings music from the Renaissance. There will be Madrigals and Motets from the 16th and17th centuries by such composers as Dowland, Gibbons, Lassus, Morley, Palestrina, Tallis, Victoria and Wilbye. The singers are…

Sue Pariseau Pottery Kiln Opening and Pizza Party

Everyone is invited to attend the 6th annual Kiln Opening Party during the Bluff Country Studio Art Tour. Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 6-9pm 40051 Co Rd 12 | Lanesboro MN Be one of the first to see the newest pots out of the wood-fired kiln as we unload the kiln. It’s a little…