Classes & Programs

Family Programs

With busy work and school schedules we know it can be hard to find time to do things as a family so in addition to producing a variety of music, theatre and dance performances for you and your family to enjoy we have multi-age classes that will help families make memories, get creative and learn together. Below are descriptions of our Family Classes, but you may also want to check out our Events listing to find out about  #MCAontheGo events & performances out in the community.

My Grown up & Me

Does your child love to move? Children ages 18 months to 3 years are invited to explore a new environment and connect with a special grown-up in their life. This class will stimulate coordination, balance, and listening skills and will be filled with smiles to last a lifetime! Grown-ups attending will be asked to participate along with their child.

Day/Dates: Thursdays, May 14-June 11

Time: 5:15–5:45 p.m.

Ages: 18 mo.–3 years (by 5/1/20)

Cost: $40

Art Workshop in Partnership with Elder Network

Art Workshop in Partnership with Elder Network

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) is thrilled to be partnering with Elder Network to offer an art workshop suitable for all family members, care givers, and care receivers to spend an hour together in their home creatively. This Intentional Doodling class will be interactive and run live through ZOOM. During this session students will explore using shapes, lines, and patterns to create artwork and even relax the mind.

Opportunities for Aspiring Actors

Opportunities for Aspiring Actors

Our virtual theatre classes ans performances have been keeping kids active, connected and creative during these challenging times. These classes provide a positive way to help young people learn to express themselves and explore the world around them while also building important life skills such as public speaking. Check out our exciting virtual theatre opportunities during July 2020.

Unique Workshops for Performing Artists

Unique Workshops for Performing Artists

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts has always incorporated theory classes within it’s summer dance intensive trainings to help offer a well-rounded dance experience, however in the past it has always been an exclusive opportunity only for intensive participants. Thanks to the virtual format this year we are so excited that we are able to open these workshops to a wider community of performing artists and or those interested in careers related to dance who might want to learn from and interact with an amazing roster of national specialists. July 6-24, 2020 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.


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

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


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All in-person MCA programs and performances are cancelled through May 8, 2020 in a response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Phone calls and emails will be responded to during this time.



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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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