The work of world-class artists and performers has never been this accessible

Whether your taste is for legends like Yo-yo Ma or icons like Shakespeare, prepare to be blown away by what you’ll find in Winona. A museum revered around the world, an annual festival that draws international stars, and stages that boast a year-round slate of professional productions and performers are just a taste of the ways you can entertain yourself here.

Arts and theatre

Art Museums

Beautifully curated exhibits
Winona is privileged to be home to a major art museum and beautiful spaces where resident and traveling art exhibits are on display.

Music & Performing Arts

Theater and performance arts for everyone
Home to two universities and an array of independent theater and arts companies, Winona offers a vibrant mix year-round of performance in every form.

Public Art

Winona’s creative landscape
Winona has a rich history of public art projects. Take time to explore local creativity in its many forms.

Winona Area Galleries & Exhibits

Winona’s visual arts
A thriving community of local artists and craftsmen display their works in studio galleries and other venues.

Winona's Original Festivals

Whether you’re into Shakespeare or bluegrass, documentaries or Dixieland jazz, Winona is home to some of the upper Midwest’s most-loved festivals.