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Call for Artists: Kinstone Plein Air

Join the Kinstone Autumn Plein Air Days & Art Sale at Kinstone Megalithic Gardens October 3rd & 4th!

  • Artists paint on site Saturday, Oct 3rd from 9am-4pm.
  • The Art sale begins on Sat 4-6pm and Sunday noon-5pm.
  • Registration is $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

Details and Registration: kinstonecircle.com/event/art

Location: S3439 Cole Bluff Lane, Fountain City, WI 54629

Kinstone is a contemplative, park-like place with spectacular views, intriguing stonework, and natural buildings. This stunning 30-acre bluff-top property has a fabulous view of the Mississippi River as well as over 100 standing stones including three stone circles, megalithic dolmen, classic 7- circuit labyrinth, thatched, cordwood chapel, dry-stack stone sculpture, natural buildings, food forest gardens, raised bed gardens, 2-acre prairie, pond, woodlands, fields and more.

Artists of every drawing/painting medium and every skill level are invited to create plein air works at our Autumn Plein Air Paint Day & Art Sale. Artists may exhibit and sell any works produced during this event.

Our 8th Annual Autumn Open House is from 12pm to 5pm on Sunday, October 4 and we expect a large crowd that afternoon! Extending the exhibition and sale during our Open House event increases exposure and sales for everyone!

For this event, Kinstone will retain 25% of all artist’s sales. Unless otherwise arranged, participating artists must remove their artwork by 6:30pm on Sunday, Oct. 4.

Kinstone is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn more about the benefits of membership, please visit: riverartsalliance.org/JOIN.

 

Singing & Bowls at Sunset in the Stone Circle

Saturday | August 22 | 7:00pm Kinstone | 53439 Cole Bluff Lane Fountain City, WI www.kinstonecircle.com/event/singing-bowls-at-sunset/ Traditional historic singing bowls produce sounds that invoke deep states of relaxation; naturally assisting one in entering expanded states of consciousness and meditation. The sound of the bowls creates a deep level of communication with our inner world that… Continue Reading

Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest Closing Event

Traditionally, the Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest has held an annual Closing Event in partnership with the Great River Shakespeare Festival (GRSF). Because we are unable to host a large in-person event this year, we are taking the opportunity to re-invent the celebration. What does that mean? Potentially the largest audience ever! The Closing Event is… Continue Reading

Kinstone Summer Plein Air Paint Day and Art Sale

Saturday | August 1 | 9:00am-6:00pm Sunday | August 2 | 10:00am-6:00pm Kinstone | S3439 Cole Bluff Lane | Fountain City, WI www.kinstonecircle.com/event/summer-plein-air-paint-day/ Artists of every painting medium and every skill level are invited to create plein air works at the Kinstone Summer Plein Air Paint Day & Art Sale at Kinstone Megalithic Gardens. Participating… Continue Reading

Creatives’ Convening

Thursday | June 25 | 5:00-6:00pm Zoom | www.facebook.com/events/270167167402482/ Please join Winona Creative Laureate Sarah Johnson and other area creatives for another virtual happy hour to connect with one another, check-in about how we are doing, and to share strategies for self-care in this strange time. Please share this invite with other creatives who may… Continue Reading

Spray Glazing Effects on Porcelain Altered Forms and Surfaces: A Virtual Ceramic Art Exhibit by Teresa Schumaker

Zoom Talk & Exhibit Premiere: Wednesday | June 17th | 5:30pm winona.lib.mn.us/new-adult/art-exhibit-teresa-schumaker/ Click Here to Register This show is Teresa Schumaker’s capstone event exploring the color, flow, and texture of sprayed glazes on porcelain. Schumaker’s work is either thrown on the wheel or sculpted, and sometimes is a combination of both. The shape and/or surface… Continue Reading

From Talismans to Comfort Items

Billy X. Curmano and Nicolás Dumit Estévez Raful Espejo perform with a Zoom Audience Thursday | June 4 | 7:30pm Presented at Dixon Place NYC as part of DPTV To RSVP and receive a Zoom link and passcode, contact Nicolás: indioclaro@hotmail.com Two friends cloistered in their living quarters and studios, one by the Mississippi River… Continue Reading

Creatives’ Convening

Thursday | May 28 | 5:00-6:00pm Zoom | www.facebook.com/events/1075591256154473/ Please join Winona’s Creative Laureate Sarah Johnson and other area creatives for another virtual happy hour to connect with one another, check-in about how we are doing, and to share strategies for self-care in this strange time. Please share this invite with other creatives who may… Continue Reading

Creatives’ Convening

Friday | April 24 | 5:00-6:00pm www.facebook.com/events/526889007957695/ Winona’s Creative Laureate Sarah Johnson will host a virtual happy hour for creatives of all kinds. The focus of this will be to connect with one another, check in on how creatives are doing, and share some strategies for self-care during this strange time. Sarah will be facilitating… Continue Reading