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.

Kathy Kovala Watercolor Demonstration

Come Smell the Posies Watercolor artist Kathy Kovala is currently showing a display of her flower paintings at Merchants Bank in Winona. Kathy has been painting flowers most of her career as a professional watercolorist. This display will show you her many varied techniques which include “throwing paint,” “rock and roll,” and “wet into wet.”…

Bach Society of Minnesota at Central Lutheran Church

Matthias Maute Debuts This Week! The full range of Bach’s musical vision is on display in the inaugural concerts of Artistic Director Matthias Maute. As Ron Hubbard said in TwinCities.com, Maute “is quite a prominent figure in the field, garnering glowing reviews from major publications like the New Yorker and New York Times.” And Quinton…

Theeb – Winona Film Society at Winona Arts Center

WINONA FILM SOCIETY at the Winona Arts Center Theeb • Fri., Sept. 16, 7pm In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination. Adventure, drama, thriller. Academy award…

MCA Seeking Artists to Display Their Work

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) is looking for local artists who might interested in displaying their work in Galleria Valencia, which is located inside MCA’s home, the Valenica Arts Center, 1164 W. 10th Street, Winona, MN 55987. There is no charge to the artist and the work is seen by over a hundred…

Upcoming Workshop at SUTRA global imports

Indigo + Shibori 101 Saturday September 17 | 10am-2pm @ SUTRA global imports 570 Main Street Dakota, MN   55925 sutraglobalbydesign@gmail.com $45 Workshop Fee (pre-registration required) plus $35 Materials Fee (payable at the workshop) Taught by Kim Hammer, owner of SUTRA global imports Learn a variety of Japanese clamping and folding techniques to create patterns in…

Laureate Writers Series – September 2016

Poet and Singer-Songwriter Diane Jarvenpa to Perform at The Blue Heron On Tuesday, September 6th at 7pm, poet and singer-songwriter Diane Jarvenpa will perform at the Blue Heron Coffee House, 162 W.2nd St., Winona, as part of the Laureate Writers Series. The performance will be followed by an open mic. The event is free and…

2016 Winona Art Walk and Tour – Artist Application

The 16th Annual Winona Art Walk & Tour will take place on Saturday, November 19th, 10am – 4pm. Winona area artists are invited to apply to participate in the 16th Annual Winona Art Walk and Tour. Winona’s emerging as well as established artists are encouraged to apply. Stores and galleries in Winona that sell local…

Family Art Day 2016

Join River Arts Alliance and Winona Park & Recreation for the 9th annual Family Art Day on Saturday, September 3, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm in the Jaycees Pavilion in beautiful Lake Park. Family Art Day is a free, interactive art adventure for ALL AGES that will engage your imagination and open up…

Films by Bike

Adventure sport fans will have a chance to attend a free mini-film festival by bicycle on September 10. The Frozen River Film Festival is partnering with the Beer By Bike Brigade to bring films to three venues in La Crosse, WI. Attendees should bring their bicycles to Riverside’s International gardens at 4:00 p.m. to begin…

Backyard Botanicals at Sutra Global Imports

Sutra Global Imports is pleased to host: Backyard Botanicals: Teas and Tisanes with Master Herbalist Amy Shea of Wise Waters Botanicals Wednesday August 24 | 6-8pm $20 Workshop Fee (due at registration), plus $3 materials fee (payable to instructor directly) Learn about making teas, tisanes, infusions and decoctions, and the myriad of benefits from using…