Paintings and Drawings of Vernacular Buildings by Paul Burmeister

Winona County History Center 160 Johnson Street, Winona

The acrylic paintings in this show are built up very slowly, from initial drawing to final adjustments, using many, mostly thin layers of transparent-to-translucent-to-opaque color. Regional, vernacular building types have become a priority for the artist, Paul Burmeister, in the last decade. This subject matter allows him to exercise abstract interests in rhythm, proportion, and [...]

Museum Makers Class: Vintage Valentines

Winona County History Center 160 Johnson Street, Winona

Ceate your own vintage-inspired Valentines. Spend 30 minutes, an hour, or the whole time creating! Also learn more about the tradition of exchanging Valentines. All supplies are provided, along with some historic Valentines from our collection on display for inspiration.

You Are Here/Be Here Now Project

Winona County History Center 160 Johnson Street, Winona

Community members are invited to a workshop to learn about and practice simple mindfulness activities. Together, the participants will then create paintings on a theme of their choice. These paintings will be digitized and printed onto sturdy outdoor signs that will be placed in parks across the community. The signs will include a brief mindfulness [...]