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.

Winona Arts Center: Call for Entries for WAC 2017 Members Exhibition

Winona Arts Center Call for Entries for WAC 2017 Members Exhibition The Winona Arts Center announces a call for entries for its 2017 Members Exhibition. The theme is open. All media is eligible. Because the gallery is a multi-use space, there is a limited space for large sculpture. If you plan to enter a large…

The Winona Arts Center presents “Earth, Sky, Water”

Works by Daniel Eastman, Linda Sue Eastman, and Seho Park August 15 – September 22, 2017 Winona Arts Center | 228 E 5th St | Winona Public Reception: Friday | September 15 | 5:00-6:30pm While working on this exhibition, the trio individually kept in mind the classical elements of Earth, Sky, and Water. Each element…

Plein Air Painting Workshop with Beau Carey

Thursday | August 24 | 8:00am-12:30pm Aboard the Cal Fremling | Levee Park | Winona This unique opportunity allows you to board the Cal Fremling, Winona State University’s Interpretive Center & Floating Classroom on the Mississippi River, for a plein air painting workshop with artist Beau Carey. For this intermediate level class, participants are asked to provide…

Art of the Rural presents “Dreaming Under a Cedar Tree”

A contemporary dance performance/visual art installation, food and conversation with a Middle Eastern flavor. Concept, direction and performance by Sharon Mansur. Outpost | 119 E. 3rd Street, Winona Visual Art Installation: September 9 – October 7, 2017 Dance Performances: Saturdays | September 9, 16, 23 & October 7, 2017 | 7pm Gallery Hours: Fridays |…

Swell: Paintings by Beau Carey

August 21 – September 13 Watkins Gallery | Winona State University Artist talk | August 30th | 4–5pm | Stark Hall, room 103 Reception with the artist at the Watkins Gallery | August 30th | 5-6pm Beau Carey will present a series of oil paintings that contribute to the rich dialogue of plein air painting…

AUDITIONS for Dance Repertory Company II, “MOVIE MANIA”

Saturday | August 26 | 10:00am-12:00pm Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts 1164 West Howard (10th) Street This exciting dance concert will feature ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, modern and a special all-boys piece inspired by the big screen. Dancers aged 6-13 with at least one session of dance class under their belt are invited to…

MCA Fall Open House & Art Giveaway

Wednesday | August 23 | 4:00-7:00pm Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts 1164 West Howard (10th) Street Meet MCA faculty, Second Chance Dance Sale, shoe fittings, register for classes, play on our 8-foot floor piano, coloring contest, win prizes and enjoy treats. From 4:30-6;30pm, explore “Echos”, an art exhibit, in Galleria Valéncia by Dan Eastman and…

Café Congo presents “Summer Winds”

Tuesday | August 22 | 7:00pm First Congregational Church of Winona 161 W. Broadway St. | Johnson St. Entrance Free Admission Join us for a “last blast of summer” evening with beautiful woodwind music featuring some of Winona’s best known wind instrumentalists: Flutistry Trio (Janet Heukeshoven, Heidi Bryant & Amanda Wenzel) and Clarinotables (Frank &…

Second Saturday at Winona Visitor Center

Saturday | August 12 | Noon-2pm Winona Visitor Center | 924 Huff St Stop into the Winona Visitor Center for the first "Second Saturday" celebration! The Color Winona themed event will include coloring contests for children and adults with prizes. Coloring book artists Julie Johnston, Julia Crozier, and Toni Ambrosen will be signing, and there…

Book Launch for Nicholle Ramsey

Tuesday | August 8 | 7-9pm Ed’s No-Name Bar There will be a book launch and celebration for Nicholle Ramsey’s new chapbook, love, around 1am. Nicholle Ramsey is Winona’s Associate Poet Laureate. The City of Winona is a partner of the River Arts Alliance.