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.

The Road to Beaver Park Author Event

Thursday | October 12 | 6:00pm Winona Public Library Local author, Janice Kirk, has written a memoir, The Road to Beaver Park: Painting, Perception, and Pilgrimage. Inside the memoir are paintings she has done while on sabbatical camping in National Parks and Forest Service sites. Paintings from the book will be on display at the…

Laureate Writers Series – October 2017

Tuesday | October 3 | 7:00pm Blue Heron Coffee House Poet Dick Stahl will read from his book Bluffing, as part of the Laureate Writers Series, followed by a book signing and an open mic. The event is co-sponsored by the Blue Heron and the Fine Arts Council of the City of Winona. The optional…

Saint Mary’s Theatre and Dance: Glengarry Glen Ross

By David Mamet Wednesday through Saturday | October 4-7 | 7:30pm Saturday and Sunday | October 7-8 | 3:00pm Studio Theatre | Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Campus Here is Mamet at his very best, writing about small-time, cutthroat real estate salesmen trying to grind out a living by pushing plots of land on reluctant…

Saint Mary’s Jazz Ensembles

Friday | September 29 | 7:30pm Page Theatre | Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Campus Manteca, In Walked Bud, Afro Blue … not familiar tunes? Join the Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo 1 as they explore the amazing legacies of Dizzy, Monk, and Mongo. The ever-popular Family Weekend concert will once again be held in…

Saint Mary’s Choirs and Concert Band

Saturday | September 30 | 2:00pm Page Theatre | Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Campus A family-friendly concert for Family Weekend! Saint Mary’s Choirs and Concert Band perform, with repertoire including a Gustav Holst’s Suite #2 for Band as well as two selections from the video game world: Baba Yetu (Civilization IV) and a medley…

Endwaters

Friday | October 20 | 7:30pm Saturday | October 21 | 7:30pm Sunday | October 22 | 2:00pm Masonic Theatre | 255 Main Street Who fights for Winona and the Mississippi when fighting means the loss of jobs and friends? Endwaters is an original play by Scott Dixon. Directed by Daniel Munson. Tickets are now…

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

October 11, 12, 13, and 14 | 7:30pm Vivian Fusillo Theatre | Performing Arts Center Winona State University A fun, family-friendly musical based on the beloved comic strip characters! Great for ages 6+. Tickets are $15 for general public and $6 for all kids and students. Don’t miss it! Tickets: wsuartstickets.universitytickets.com WSU Arts Administration is…

Winona Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert

Saturday | October 7 | 7:30pm Harriet Johnson Auditorium | Somsem Hall Winona State University Join us for the Winona Symphony Orchestra’s 2017 Fall Concert! Music Director Dr. Donald Lovejoy will give a pre-concert talk at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15 for adults and $6 for college students. The Symphony offers FREE admission to high…

Winona Area Quilters Guild Reception

Monday | October 9 | 5pm Page Theatre | Ben Miller Lobby The Winona Area Quilters Guild has created an exhibit of original quilted pieces inspired by the 2017-2018 Page Series at Saint Mary’s University. The exhibit is now on view in the Performance Center’s Ben Miller Lobby. Members of the Winona Area Quilter’s Guild 4th…

RAA Artist in “Locavore,” Rochester MN

Carol Slade will have work in the group show “Locavore: Southeastern MN Juried Exhibition” in the Burton and Judy Onofrio Galleries, Rochester Art Center, with an opening Saturday, September 22 from 7-9 pm. Exhibit closes January 6. Carol Slade is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership,…