Stained glass artists recognized throughout the world
Winona is home to several prominent studios, most of which have been closely-knit, family-owned business for several generations. Though these studios are not open for tours at this time, their work, and the breathtaking work of other masters like Tiffany Studios, can be seen throughout Winona’s lovely downtown. Take the self-guided Winona Stained Glass Tour and marvel in this colorful art.
Winona’s Experts in meticulous restoration
The Hauser Art Glass Co., Inc., with studios in Winona and Philadelphia, is the largest stained glass enterprise in the United States. Each year they complete hundreds of projects. These projects have included their award-winning restoration of two of the largest Tiffany windows in the world for a Baltimore church, as well as the creation of all 41 windows for the Peachtree United Methodist Church in Atlanta.
Cathedral Crafts Inc. artisans take great pride in restoring stained glass windows designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany, John La Farge, Frank Lloyd Wright and Munich-Meyer Studio. Cathedral Crafts restored a full set of Tiffany windows for Christ Episcopal Church in Oil City, Pennsylvania.
The Reinarts Studio, in business for over 50 years, has made many noted windows including those at the Vatican Chapel in Jerusalem.
Winona also has many smaller companies and independent craftsmen who operate nationwide making and restoring stained glass.