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.

Artist and Women Farmers Meet and Greet

Saturday | June 2 | 2-4pm Winona County History Center | 160 Johnson Street Even though there was a great turnout for the April 14 opening reception of Julie Johnston’s "Women Farmers" exhibit, many folks were not able to attend due to a winter storm rolling through the region. So another opportunity has been scheduled…

Eagles in American Culture

Minnesota Marine Art Museum and National Eagle Center Preview Extraordinary Collection of Eagles in American Culture With Concurrent Exhibitions The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) in Winona and National Eagle Center (NEC) in Wabasha are pleased to announce a major collaboration this summer as they host a special eagle art exhibition in two parts. MMAM…

The May Schmooze

Wednesday | May 30 | 5:30 to 7:00pm Ed’s (no name) Bar | 252 E. 3rd St. Join us to explore the purpose and value of public art. Emily Kurash, Coordinator of the Winona Main Street Program, will discuss its new initiative, Artists on Main Street, and what they hope will result from the support…

Hearing the Voices: Digital Edition Project

Thursday | May 24 | 7:00-8:30pm Outpost | 119 E 3rd St Please join the Art of the Rural for a celebration of the Hearing the Voices: Digital Edition project — and enjoy popcorn, refreshments, and conversation with folks from across the community. Project FINE worked with members of the community to document seven refugee…

Basic Drawing with Mary Singer

Saturday | May 19 | 2:00-3:30pm Winona Arts Center | 228 E 5th St Several techniques will be taught that you may use to grow your drawing ability. The more you use these practices the better your drawing will become. For adults and teens. Instructor: Mary Singer. $30, Winona Arts Center members, $35 non-members. Materials…

Explore Color at MMAM’s Second Saturday

Saturday | May 12 | 10am-5pm Minnesota Marine Art Museum The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) in Winona, Minnesota is thrilled to announce the third of a series of Second Saturday events happening on May 12, 2018. Second Saturdays’ offer $1 admission and a variety of activities for all ages based around a theme every…

Kinstone Spring Open House: Kin-Day 2018

Saturday | May 5 | noon-5pm Kinstone | 23439 Cole Bluff Lane | Fountain City, WI FREE and FAMILY FRIENDLY! It’s Kin-Day again! We are so happy to invite you all back to Kinstone for our Annual Spring Open House event – it’s time to get out on the land and see Spring in all…

Jazz at Saint Mary’s “Final Exam”

Sunday | May 6 | 3-5pm Saint Mary’s University Plaza Closing out their 2017-18 season, Jazz at Saint Mary’s will host their semi-annual Jazz Final on Sunday, May 6, 2018 beginning at 3 p.m. on the Plaza. This spring’s performance will continue the celebration honoring the musical legacies of jazz giants Sonny Rollins and John…

Page Theatre Seeks Visual Art Submissions

The Page Theatre seeks submissions from local artists interesting in exhibiting in their Ben Miller Lobby. Opportunities to exhibit are available throughout the year. This opportunity is unpaid, but artists are welcome to sell their work (the Page Theatre does not broker sales or take a commission). In addition, artists may choose to host a…

Echoes of War

Wednesdays | May 2 and 9 | 7:00pm-9:00pm Winona County Historical Society 160 Johnson St | Winona Echoes of War is a series of public discussions that uses literary texts and personal stories to engage Veterans and members of the public in dialogue on the memory of war in personal and public history. Led by…