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National Reflections Program at MCA

National Reflections Program at MCA

Since 1969, the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Reflections program has encouraged students across the nation to explore their artistic talents. The PTA Reflections program is designed to promote cultural arts in schools, encouraging students to create works of art in visual arts, photography, literature, music, dance, film and special artist categories. Every March since 2016 the walls of Galleria Valéncia have been adorned with all of the Minnesota state winners visual arts division of the Minnesota State PTA Reflections program.  For the second consecutive year MCA is now a registered Northstar Minnesota PTA  unit in good standing and any area youth in Preschool-Twelfth Grade is able to submit a work into the Reflections program now- Jan. 15, 2020 through MCA. The program is open to any area youth that has been an MCA student within the past year, as long as the student’s school does not have a PTA unit regardless if they attend a public, private, charter school or are home educated.
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Printmaking Studio Exhibit

Printmaking Studio Exhibit

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) invites the community to a unique exhibit featuring the work of printmaking artists ages of all levels who participated in a recent workshop for ages 55+ alongside teens from Riverway Learning Community. On Tuesday, November 19, 4:30-6 pm the community is invited to an open house, where they can meet and greet the artists and walk though Galleria Valencia inside Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts’ home, the Valencia Arts Center (1164 W. 10th Street, Winona) to view completed projects created during the generational printmaking class.
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Animals on Parade Dance Concert

Animals on Parade Dance Concert

Come and experience MCA’s emerging Dance Repertory Company II (DRC II) members in this dance showcase. The performances will feature dancers aged 5-13 years performing, tap, ballet, hip hop, modern and musical theatre to favorite animal themed songs. Performances are December 7th at 6:00 pm & December 8th at 3:00 pm in the Academy Theatre at MCA’s home, the Valencia Arts Center located at 1164 W. 10th Street, Winona, MN.
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Valéncia Chorale Debut Concert

Valéncia Chorale Debut Concert

The Valéncia Chorale is a mixed community choir comprised of singers from the Winona area. Under the direction of Dr. Patrick O’Shea, the Valéncia Chorale explores music of a wide range of periods and genres. The very first concert will be in the beautiful Chapel of St. Mary of the Angels (1155 W. Wabasha, Winona, MN) on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 7 pm.
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MCA Jazz Performances

MCA Jazz Performances

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) jazz combos are busy rehearsing for two upcoming community concerts that are free and open to the public. MCA is home to three jazz combos: the Duke, Dizzy, and Basie Combos. These combos are comprised of students ages 11-17 from the Winona area. The public is invited to hear these talented young musicians on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. in the Academy Theatre in MN Conservatory for the Arts’ home, the Valencia Arts Center and on Sunday, November, 17 at 5:30 p.m. at Wellington’s Pub & Grill, 1429 W. Service Dr.
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Sadie Doering Exhibit

Sadie Doering Exhibit

On Thursday Oct. 3, 4:30-6pm the community is invited to a celebration and opening of the Sadie Doering exhibit in Galleria Valencia inside MN Conservatory for the Arts' home, The Valencia Arts Center. During the celebration, the community will have the opportunity to meet the artist, walk through the exhibit and enjoy treats. Visitors will love exhibit which explores the beauty of dance with charcoal, photography, and paint.
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FALL into Art at MCA

From printmaking to nature inspired watercolors and creative journaling we've got the visual art workshop that is right for you no matter your age or budget. We are ready to help you start or continue your creative journey. Explore the options:
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MCA Tappers Headed to Twin Cities to Perform

MCA Tappers Headed to Twin Cities to Perform

Under the guidance of Instructor and Choreographer Christine Martin, Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) intermediate and advanced tap dancers; Deja Foster, Viva Graff, Hannah Graff, Elizabeth Hinz, Nadia Hocum, Annabeth Kerr, Mattie Kriesel, Izzy Livingston, Preston Meinke, Isaac Meinke, Justine Meinke, Carmelle Meyer and Keeli Meyer auditioned and were selected to perform in the Twin Cities Tap Festival Showcase on Thursday, Oct. 17th at 7:30 pm at the Cowles Center in Minneapolis, MN. 
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Introducing the Cast of Animals on Parade

Introducing the Cast of Animals on Parade

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Dance Repertory Company II (DRC II) is proud to announce the cast of Animals on Parade! We look forward to seeing all cast members and a parent at the mandatory cast meeting in MCA’s Academy Theatre on Wednesday Sept. 11, 2019...

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MCA Faculty to Perform to Benefit Young Musicians

MCA Faculty to Perform to Benefit Young Musicians

Twelve music instructors from the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) will present a joyous and varied musical program with proceeds going toward music scholarships for youth at Cafe Congo on Friday, Sept. 20 at 7pm. It's their way of "playing it forward" for...

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Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts
1164 West Howard (10th) Street
Winona, MN 55987

Phone: 507-453-5500
Fax: 507-453-5507

OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Wednesday
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Thursday
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Friday
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Building and Galleria open during programming

 

 

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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