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.

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…

Bard. Beer. Birthday.

Great River Shakespeare Festival invites the public to join them on Shakespeare’s birthday, April 23 at 3:00 p.m. at Island City Brewing Company, located at 65 E. Front St., Winona. The event will feature recognition of the Friends of Will (GRSF’s volunteers), a taste of Artistic Director Doug Scholz-Carlson’s TED Talk, live music, refreshments, and…

Theatre du Mississippi: Original Shorts

Staged readings of the winners of the 2017 New One–Act Play Competition! A Field Guide to the Extinct Birds by David Guaspari, directed by Peggy Sannerud Mountain Life by Stanley Toledo, directed by Daryl Lanz Primordial Soup by Dan Borengasser, directed by Samantha Heaver The Prisoner by Jim Lucason, directed by Jess Clarke April 22,…

Artist Exhibit Opportunity

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) is looking for local artists who might interested in displaying their work in Galleria Valencia for a month during June 2018- May 2019. Galleria Valencia is located inside MCA’s home, the Valenica Arts Center, 1164 W. 10th Street, Winona, MN 55987. There is no charge to the artist…

Deeply Rooted Dance: Celebrating our Connections

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Dance Repertory Company (DRC) will present the 43rd Annual Spring Dance Concert, Deeply Rooted Dance: Celebrating our Connections, April 21 (7:30pm) and 22 (3:00pm) at the Page Theatre on the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Campus. This year’s concert will explore our connections to family, to environment, to community, and to our world. Suitable…

Bluff Country Studio Art Tour

Explore the art and scenery of southeastern Minnesota during the Bluff Country Studio Art Tour, Friday April 28th through Sunday, April 30th. The self-guided tour features more than 25 artist locations in Southeastern Minnesota. Visitors can see artists at work, and shop for ceramics, turned wood, clay, fiber, sculpture, photography, jewelry and more. Hours are…

Julia Crozier: Art at the Commonweal

Julia Crozier has an exhibit of five paintings for the five plays that Commonweal is producing for the 2017 season. These paintings were created specifically for the plays and have a range of styles and mediums. They will be displayed at the Commonweal (208 Parkway Ave. N, Lanesboro) until the season is over in December….

John Latsch DVD Release Party

“John Latsch: The Man and His River” DVD Release Party Tuesday | April 11 | 7:00pm Winona County History Center | 160 Johnson St. There will be a free showing of the film, live music by Mike Munson, drawings for free merchandise and DVD’s and Blu-Rays for purchase. The Winona County Historical Society and Mary…

GRSF/Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest Kick-Off Event

In recognition of April as National Poetry Month, the SONNET CONTEST KICK-OFF event will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in Winona, Minnesota, at 7:00 pm, at the Blue Heron Coffeehouse (162 W. 2nd Street). The event will feature presentations by Winona’s Past and Present Poets Laureate, perhaps a “Speed Sonnet” contest, snacks, door…