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Winona, MN 55987 United States
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February 2020

Winona Film Society: Out to Save the World

February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A visit to “The Farm” near Ettrick, WI in 1976.  A group of people dedicated to a communal and earth friendly lifestyle.   The Farm, in Wisconsin, was an active off-shoot community from “The Farm” headed by guru Stephen Gaskin in Summertown, TN.  Stephen appears in this video being interviewed by now deceased Winona resident Stan Pollock.  Wade Britzius was one of the three producers of the video made on the first generation of portable video equipment available to the…

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March 2020

Art Exhibit: Immersion: Drawings and Paintings by Holly Newton Swift

March 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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Drawings and paintings by artist Holly Newton Swift. The Winona Arts Center is a creative network committed to increasing community awareness of the arts. It provides an intimate and unique space for artists, performances, exhibits, and other events.

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Winona Film Society: The Third Wife

March 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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In late 19th century Vietnam 14-year-old May becomes the third wife to a wealthy landowner.  She quickly learns that she can gain status and security if she gives birth to a male child but her burgeoning attraction to Xuan, the second wife, puts her in jeopardy.   She must make a choice to either carry on in silence or forge a path toward personal freedom.  Directed by Ash Ma Fair. Vietnamese with English subtitles. 96 mins. Admission is $5 at…

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Live Music: Johnson Street Underground

March 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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Formed with the love of tight a cappella harmonies, their song list ranges from covers by Sting and Johnny Cash to Mumford & Sons, Green Day, Billy Joel, and many more. Members are Seth Flatten, Matt Schultz, John Chernega, and Charlie Opatz.

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September 2021

Winona Arts Center Grand Re-Opening

September 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

Celebrate the grand re-opening of the Winona Arts Center and the new accessible entrance. A ribbon cutting on our new entrance and an opening reception for the exhibition, Art in the Time of Covid, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 12, from 3-6pm with a 6:30 pm showing of Mary Farrell’s film, Winona Unmasked: A Covid -19 Collection of Interviews. Masks will be required, as well as proof of vaccination or a negative test result within 72 hours for anyone…

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Art in the Time COVID

September 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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Come see and hear how Winona area residents were inspired to write prose, poetry, or music to help cope with the isolation during the pandemic. The Winona Arts Center will host an evening of Art In the Time of Covid performances where community members will have the opportunity to take the stage and share their works of poetry, music, or performance. A coffeehouse will be available from 6 to 7 pm with the live performance. The performance accompanies the Art In…

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October 2021

Winona Film Society: The Farewell

October 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 2, 2021

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

After learning that her family’s beloved matriarch, Nai Nai , has mere weeks to live, Chinese-born, US -born, Billi , returns to Changchun to find that her family has decided to keep the news from Nai Nai. The family gathers under the guise of a wedding and Billi rediscovers the country she left, and is forever changed by her grandmother’s spirit. Chinese Language film from China (2019). Ticket price is $5 per person. The Coffeehouse is open at 6pm prior…

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Winona Film Society: The Farewell

October 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 2, 2021

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

After learning that her family’s beloved matriarch, Nai Nai , has mere weeks to live, Chinese-born, US -born, Billi , returns to Changchun to find that her family has decided to keep the news from Nai Nai. The family gathers under the guise of a wedding and Billi rediscovers the country she left, and is forever changed by her grandmother’s spirit. Chinese Language film from China (2019). Ticket price is $5 per person. The Coffeehouse is open at 6pm prior…

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Live Music: Mike Munson

October 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

Mike Munson is steeped in the country blues tradition. His original works weave together dark lyrics, impossibly fast-paced finger-picking and grinding rhythms. His sound marks the similarities and highlights the distance between Fred McDowell, Leo Kottke and Chuck Berry.  Ticket price is $8 in advance at Eventbrite and Hardt's Music or $10 at the door. The Coffeehouse is open at 6pm prior to concerts.

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Winona Film Society: Glory

October 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2021

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

Tzanko Petrov, a railroad lineman, finds millions in cash on the train tracks. After turning all the money over to the police, the state celebrates his good deed with a new watch. Julia Staikovam, head of public relations for the corrupt Ministry of Transport, loses his old watch which Tzanko has cherished for years . What follows is a Cinematic parable of the struggle between Tzanko’s humble reality and Julia’s media-obsessed world. Bulgarian Language film from Bulgaria and Greece (2017).…

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Winona Film Society: Glory

October 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2021

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

Tzanko Petrov, a railroad lineman, finds millions in cash on the train tracks. After turning all the money over to the police, the state celebrates his good deed with a new watch. Julia Staikovam, head of public relations for the corrupt Ministry of Transport, loses his old watch which Tzanko has cherished for years . What follows is a Cinematic parable of the struggle between Tzanko’s humble reality and Julia’s media-obsessed world. Bulgarian Language film from Bulgaria and Greece (2017).…

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Live Music: Johnson Street Underground

October 23, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

Johnson Street Underground is a dynamic, a cappella quartet. Their repertoire covers the gamut from Adele and Billy Joel to Sting and Mumford & Sons. The group formed in January 2018 for the love of close harmonies, without instruments! JSU has entertained crowds at various venues and events in the area since then. The members are Matt Schultz, Seth Flatten, Charlie Opatz, and John Chernega. Ticket price is $8 in advance at Eventbrite and Hardt's Music or $10 at the…

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Winona Film Society: Not One Less

October 29, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 30, 2021

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

In the crushing poverty of rural China , a young woman is ordered to be a substitute teacher in a remote village. Barely older than her students, she is charged with keeping the class intact or she will not get paid. When one of the student escapes to the city to earn money, she follows him and when her pleas fall on deaf ears, a TV station sympathizes with her and helps her search. Chinese Language film from China (1999). Director Zhang Yamou…

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Winona Film Society: Not One Less

October 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until October 30, 2021

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

In the crushing poverty of rural China , a young woman is ordered to be a substitute teacher in a remote village. Barely older than her students, she is charged with keeping the class intact or she will not get paid. When one of the student escapes to the city to earn money, she follows him and when her pleas fall on deaf ears, a TV station sympathizes with her and helps her search. Chinese Language film from China (1999). Director Zhang Yamou…

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November 2021

Live Music: Frankly My Dears, Flutistry, and Friends

November 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

Frankly My Dears is a woodwind quintet that was founded in 2020 by clarinetist and Winona musical institution, Dr. Frank Bures. He is joined by Heidi Bryant (flute), Kristi Krause (oboe), Pamela Lehmeier (bassoon), and Shawn Kennedy-Lee (French horn). In addition to being members of the Winona Municipal Band, each of these musicians performs with other ensembles around the region. They come together to explore the interesting variety of repertoire that has been scored for woodwind quintet and look forward…

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Live Music: Mike Munson

November 27, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

Mike Munson is steeped in the country blues tradition. His original works weave together dark lyrics, impossibly fast-paced finger-picking and grinding rhythms. His sound marks the similarities and highlights the distance between Fred McDowell, Leo Kottke and Chuck Berry. Munson has built a body of work that blends his Midwestern home with his Mississippi travels. From sad and somber slow tunes to swampy, caterwauling stompers, his music is a master class in creative composition and performance, often heavy, yet lyrically…

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December 2021

Holidaze: Celebrating Many Cultures and Traditions

December 4, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

This free event will feature an assortment of fun performances: songs, stories, instrumentals, crafts and holiday observances from different lands and faith traditions. Performances will be held in the gallery level of the Winona Art Center with children’s craft activities offered in the building’s lower level (1-3PM). After the event, you are invited to join others for caroling in the neighborhood. The schedule will include: 1:00 - 1:30 Taff Roberts reads A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas 1:30…

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Ray Kiihne: A Painter’s Journey 1963-2021

December 5, 2021 - January 29, 2022
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

This exhibit features nearly 60 years of work by Ray Kiihne, an abstract minimalist painter and mixed-media-artist. Kiihne’s works include bold flat pattern acrylic paintings, unframed stitched canvases, photography, encaustics, and printmaking.  His single-color works investigate the emotional impact of an individual hue. The show includes some 30 works. Many are stretched canvases, but also unstretched works of pieced and sewn canvas which have been painted or stained with acrylic and hung on rods. Irregular in shape, layered, or braced…

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Live Music: String Ties Christmas Show

December 19, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The famed laCrosse area bluegrass band has honed its popular yuletide show over the last 10 years, with tight vocal harmonies and powerful playing. It's a fresh and heart-warming take on the melodies of the season. String Ties features Rick Sampson on banjo, Larry Dalton on bass, Dan Sebranek on guitar, Wayne Beezley on mandolin and Betsy Neil on fiddle.

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January 2022

Winona Film Society: Queen of Katwe

January 14 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

A movie based on the true story of a Ugandan chess champion, written by William Wheeler. Starring David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o, the film depicts the life of Phiona Mutesi who lives in Katwe, the slums of Kampala. After learning to play chess, her life changes when she discovers she has an amazing talent for chess.

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Live Music: John Paulson Jazz

January 22 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

John will be joined by drummer Rich MacDonald (well known for his outstanding musicianship suited to a variety of styles), along with the brilliant Twin Cities guitarist Scott Gerry and bassist Eric Graham (know in the region for his solid time and amazing solos). The group will be performing a mix of recognizable jazz standards and time-tested originals. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Tickets are available through Eventbrite or Hardts Music, 115 East 3rd Street in…

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Winona Film Society: True Mothers

January 28 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

After a long and unsuccessful struggle to get pregnant, Satoko and her husband decide to adopt a child. Over the next six years, the middle-class couple and their son Asato settle into a comfortable routine until the arrival of Hikari, who claims to be the biological mother. Weaving together multiple timelines and genres, the film is a touching celebration of women who assume the duties of love and support.

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February 2022

FRFF Film: Observations at 65° South

February 7 @ 5:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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The Frozen River Film Festival will feature showing of "Observations at 65 degrees South. A team of nine "rogue" scientists embark on a journey to Antarctica. Their choice of transport: a small sailboat. An intimately human account of what it means to live and work alongside one another under relentless conditions, set within the wider context of rapidly advancing global change, impending habitat destruction and the current zeitgeist of environmentalism.

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Live Music: The Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance League

February 19 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

1 part infectious enthusiasm – 1 part vintage hot club jazz – 1 part modern songwriting – 1 part hot picking swing, The GATL plays jazz originals and modern songs under an old-time facade. It’s music your granddad would listen to, if your granddad was a time-traveler from 2050 with a hankering for vintage cocktails and hot jazz. It’s hot, infectious, and emotional.

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Artist Reception: Scott Leddy

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Driftless Pollinators Plus exhibit contains 20 color photographs primarily of pollinators taken in their native environment, feeding on their favorite flowers. It gives the viewer the opportunity to see some rare and endangered species which are slowly being lost due to the loss of many native species and habitats. Scott Leddy is a naturalist and ecological restoration practitioner who has lived in Southeast Minnesota for decades and has been documenting native species and pollinators with a camera and other methods for more than…

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Winona Film Society: Decoding the Driftless

February 20 @ 2:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

This is an unusually fun and adventurous science-documentary film, with Emmy-winning filmmakers George Howe, Tim Jacobson, Rob Nelson, and Director Jonas Stenstrom of Untamed Science. The Driftless region is an exceptionally rare, scenic, and fascinating landscape, hiding right in the middle of North America. You’ll soar high over rugged bluffs, skim the surface of primordial rivers, venture deep underground to mysterious secret worlds, marvel at ancient archeological treasures, and hang perilously over massive rock cliffs with endangered peregrine falcons, all…

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Winona Film Society: All You Ever Wished For

February 25 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

An enchanted fairy tale romantic comedy from the writer of Rain Man. Follow the travails of New York executive, Tyler, whose business trip to Milan takes an unexpected turn when he is kidnapped for ransom and whisked off to an Alpine village. The rustic cottage where the kidnappers and the victim spend the night is under a gypsy love spell. According to this spell, they will fall in love with the first person they see. It’s a fanciful tale of…

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March 2022

Live Music: Miss Myra & the Good Time Gals

March 12 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Good Time Gals is a fresh, fun, vintage inspired trio with modern sensibilities. Miss Myra, Debbie Briggs, and Beth Varela deliver a one-of-a-kind musical performance of originals featuring tight vocal harmonies, the swing guitar stylings of Miss Myra, and the inspired bass and rhythm accompaniment of Beth Varela on cello and cajón. Their music is peppered with influences of blues, hot club jazz, western swing, old country, and popular music of the 20s, 30s, and 40s, and is certain to…

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Winona Film Society: Minari

March 18 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

Directed by Lee Issac Chung, this is a tender and sweeping story about what roots us. It follows a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American dream. The family changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed but incredibly loving grandma. Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home. Coffeehouse open at 6:00 pm

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April 2022

Winona Film Society: My Little Sister

April 1 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

Lisa, a gifted playwright, lives in Switzerland with her family but her heart remains in Berlin, where her twin brother Sven, is battling leukemia. He is a famous theater actor and Lisa works to get him back on the stage as he struggles with cancer. Even though her marriage goes awry, Lisa’s biggest concern is her brother who helps her begin to write again. German, French, and English with subtitles. 100 minutes. Coffeehouse open at 6:00 pm

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Art Exhibit: Animals of the Driftless

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm. An opening reception will be on April 3 from 2 to 4pm.

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Art Exhibit: Matt Wagner

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm

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Art Exhibit: Matt Wagner

April 6 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm

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Live Music: Wabasha Street Trio

April 9 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The trio comprised of Nancy Edstrom Bachler, piano, Heidi Guenther Ryan, violin, and Rachael Ryan Dahlgren, cello, performs music from the classical through contemporary piano trio literature, traditional song literature, and original arrangements of sacred hymn tunes. Noted for both their evident warmth and humor, the trio delights in interacting with their audiences, providing historical and musical background as well as contextual highlights to their listeners.

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Art Exhibit: Animals of the Driftless

April 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm. An opening reception will be on April 3 from 2 to 4pm.

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Art Exhibit: Matt Wagner

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm

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Art Exhibit: Animals of the Driftless

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm. An opening reception will be on April 3 from 2 to 4pm.

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Art Exhibit: Matt Wagner

April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm

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Earth Day at Winona Arts Center

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

Come celebrate Earth Day at the Winona Arts Center (228 East 5th St.)! This free family friendly event will feature music, children's art and planting projects, and healthy snacks. Schedule 1:00-1:30pm / Little Warriors Drumline 1:30-2:00pm / Winona Fiddlers 2:00-2:30pm / Fun, Healthy Snacks 2:30pm / Plant a Sunflower and Crayon Rubbings 3:00-4:00pm / Music from the Bellhouse Band

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Art Exhibit: Animals of the Driftless

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm. An opening reception will be on April 3 from 2 to 4pm.

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Art Exhibit: Matt Wagner

April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm

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May 2022

Art Exhibit: Animals of the Driftless

May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm. An opening reception will be on April 3 from 2 to 4pm.

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Art Exhibit: Matt Wagner

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm

Find out more »

Art Exhibit: Animals of the Driftless

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm. An opening reception will be on April 3 from 2 to 4pm.

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Art Exhibit: Matt Wagner

May 11 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm

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Art Exhibit: Animals of the Driftless

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm. An opening reception will be on April 3 from 2 to 4pm.

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Art Exhibit: Matt Wagner

May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm

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Frozen River Film Festival Screening and Welcome Afghans event

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Frozen River Film Festival, Winona Afghan Support Network and the Winona Arts Center present "Welcome Afghans" Event. The event will feature two film screenings and speakers. Speakers will include Sajida Mirzada, an international student from Afghanistan, members of the Winona Afghan Support Network (WASN) and locally resettled Afghan refugees speaking about their varying experiences. The event will wrap up with sharing of Afghan foods. FRFF will be screening: Welcome Strangers Directed by Dia Sokol Savage. 21 minutes. Synopsis: When…

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Art Exhibit: Animals of the Driftless

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm. An opening reception will be on April 3 from 2 to 4pm.

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Art Exhibit: Matt Wagner

May 25 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 27, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Animals of the Driftless exhibit contains 12 black and white relief prints showcasing different animals of the driftless region. Ranging between common to rare, each animal/organism was selected for its importance to the ecology of our beautiful and unique region. Animals were selected with the consultation of local environmentalists and prairie enthusiasts. Gallery hours on Sundays from 1-4pm and Wednesdays from 3-6pm

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June 2022

Live Music: Mike Munson, Mike Gangloff & Adam Kiesling

June 2 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Winona Arts Center is hosting a very special evening with Mike Munson (slide guitar country blues performer), Mike Gangloff (Black Twig Players, Pelt), Adam Kiesling (Corpse Reviver, Pert Near Sandstone). They will showcase their individual talents while combining their own unique styles together to play a variety of American music.

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Live Music: The Winona Fiddlers

June 5 @ 2:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States

The Winona Fiddlers is directed by Betsy Neil and  is made up of string instrument students who have a special interest in learning and performing traditional fiddle music from around the world. The ages in the group range from elementary to high school seniors. In this year’s concert, students will be performing Irish, Scottish, Cajun, French Canadian, Ukrainian, and Appalachian Old Time Dance Music, along with a few novelty tunes. We will be joined by guest musicians Maureen Mullen on…

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September 2022

Winona Film Society: Smoke Signals

September 9 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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Critically acclaimed as one of the best films of 1999, this film was a winner at the Sundance Film Festival. Victor and Thomas have lived their entire lives in the same town on the reservation. Although they have little in common, they embark on a trip together because Victor is urgently called away and Thomas comes up with the money for the trip. What ensues is a funny, adventurous, and unforgettable journey of friendship and discovery. Coffeehouse and Gallery open…

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

September 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 30, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Opening Reception: Retrospective Art Exhibit of local Artists

September 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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The 60th anniversary celebration of the Winona Arts Center will be highlighted by a retrospective of works by local artists on display in its gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

September 14 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Live Music: Under Paris Skies

September 16 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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The acoustic trio Under Paris Skies celebrates the music of French sidewalk cafes, vintage jazz clubs, Argentine dance halls and Latin rhythms. Together Ron Reimer, Steven Meger and Larry Dalton forge a unique musical blend of wall-of-sound accordion, swinging guitar and rocking bass. Sophisticated arrangements and sentimental melodies carry you to faraway and familiar places. An extremely popular regional band, Under Paris Skies features a unique musical blend of vintage swing, cabaret, tango, samba, bossa and flamenco influences. Tickets are…

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

September 21 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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October 2022

Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 30, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

October 5 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Fall Free Ink Day

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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The Winona Arts Center is offering a Fall Free Ink Day.. You can drop in anytime between 10 am and 2 pm. Come and learn how to make monoprints on our Riverbed Press! You can create your own artwork using stencils, leaves and other materials while learning the monoprint process on our press. There is no experience necessary and all the materials are provided. Both adults and children are welcome. Children under age 15 must be accompanied by an adult.…

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Live Music: Radoslav Lorković

October 8 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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Drawing from a multitude of influences ranging from elegant classical and jazz styles to the rawest, most basic blues, country and soul, Radoslav Lorković has taken on an unusually broad musical spectrum and refined it into his distinctive piano style.

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 30, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 30, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

October 19 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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SuminagashiScape: The Driftless

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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Experience the Driftless landscape in a new and meaningful way with self-guided activity prompts. No registration required. Kits are designed to be borrowed within the event time frame and to encourage personal connection with the local landscape through meditative and artistic prompts participants respond to in a self-guided manner. Dawn will be practicing suminagashi and will provide demonstration as needed at the activity table where kits are distributed. First come, first served.  This drop-in Capstone event will serve as a…

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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Live Music: Opposable Thumbs with special guest Sampson and Son

October 29 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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Opposable Thumbs is an all-instrumental group featuring well-crafted originals and new acoustic music from favorite new acoustic string bands. The concert will open with Sampson and Son, Rick Sampson and his son Aric Sampson. Larry Dalton will perform with them as well. Sampson and Son have been performing in the coulee region for 15 years. Their music covers many styles: traditional, contemporary, popular, and originals. Thoughtfully arranged and orchestrated instrumentals and Aric's sweet vocals.

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Retrospective: Art Exhibit of local Artists

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 30, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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A retrospective of works by local artists will be on display in the Winona Arts Center gallery over those 60 years along with a timeline of important dates for WAC and the community.  An opening reception will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 3pm – 5pm and all are welcome.

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November 2022

Mountainfilm on Tour Winona: FRFF Curated Set

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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Mountainfilm on Tour visits Winona on November 3 & 4 at Winona Arts Center. Join us for an evening of inspiring and captivating films handpicked from the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado. Mountainfilm on Tour in Winona will feature a collection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and engaging documentary short films that align with Mountainfilm’s mission to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. Doors open for the event at 6:30 p.m.…

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Mountainfilm on Tour Winona: FRFF Curated Set

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until November 4, 2022

Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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Mountainfilm on Tour visits Winona on November 3 & 4 at Winona Arts Center. Join us for an evening of inspiring and captivating films handpicked from the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado. Mountainfilm on Tour in Winona will feature a collection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and engaging documentary short films that align with Mountainfilm’s mission to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. Doors open for the event at 6:30 p.m.…

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Blooming Underground: A multi- media performance featuring Mai’a Williams

November 11 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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Blooming Underground centers on their relationship to the Driftless natural landscape, the sacredness of Black and First Nations’ lives and histories in this region and globally, the healing traditions that they learned from their grandmother and elders in rural South Carolina. Mai’a Williams is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily works in sculpture, performance, installation, poetry and prose. Mai’a Williams is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily works in sculpture, performance, installation, poetry and prose. Coffeehouse and Gallery open at 6:00pm and…

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Fall Free Ink Day

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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The Winona Arts Center, 228 East 5th, is offering a (rescheduled) Fall Free Ink Day on November 12. You can drop in anytime between 10 am and 2 pm. Come and learn how to make monoprints on our printing press! You can create your own artwork using stencils, leaves and other materials while learning the monoprint process on our press. There is no experience necessary and all the materials are provided. Both adults and children are welcome. Children under age…

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Winds of Winona Concert

November 12 @ 7:00 pm
Winona Arts Center, 228 E. 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987 United States
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With woodwind repertoire ranging from Baroque to Jazz, the Winds of Winona offer something for everyone. The ensemble features Ryan Ballanger, Chris Buswell, and Ruth and Frank Bures on clarinet and bass clarinet along with Heidi Bryant on flute. The program will be a mix of clarinet quartets, flute and clarinet duets, and quintets. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Tickets are available through Eventbrite or Hardt's Music, 115 East 3rd St in Winona. Gallery and Coffeehouse…

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