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Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Events, Performances & Special Dates

Throughout the year MCA host a variety of performances, educational programs, art exhibits and events throughout the community.

Check this listing often so you don’t miss out on all of the amazing opportunities to  immerse yourself and your family in the arts. From jazz music to ballet we have something for everyone! If you are looking for a group to perform or be a part of your event please contact Managing Director, Jamie Schwaba at

Who Doesn’t Love Mail?

Who Doesn’t Love Mail?

Do you know a child aged 6-18 who would love to get mail? Do they need an excuse to get creative? If so then our You’ve Got Mail class is for them! They will receive blank postcards that will be come their canvas to create a unique artwork that will then be mailed to another classmate. Each week participants will be emailed a different art topic or element to inspire a postcard design. Students will interact though written word with classmates by sending and receiving one postcard per week, but participants create at time that works for them, no Zooming or other technology required! Each registration comes with 10 postcards, 8 postcard stamps, and lesson packet. Students can use any art materials they have on hand such as markers, colored pencils, or scrapbook paper.

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Learn More about National Honor Society for Dance Arts

Learn More about National Honor Society for Dance Arts

Dancers in grades 6- University are invited to attend a Zoom meeting Friday, October 16 at 7:30 pm to learn more about  National Honors Society for Dance Arts™ (NHSDA) at Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA). MCA is home to three NHSDA chapers, Junior (grades 6-8), Secondary (grades 9-12) and Collegiate. NHSDA is a program of the National Dance Education Organization, created to recognize outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in students studying dance.

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Fall Exclusively Online Dance Classes

Fall Exclusively Online Dance Classes

It may be a little different than coming to the studio, however virtual classes still help students feel connected to a community and caring instructor, help foster creativity, confidence, and spacial awareness and can be executed from the comfort and safety of your own home. All of our Fall in-person classes in Intermediate-Advanced Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, and Contemporary and also be taken online, but click below for a list of our classes that are exclusively taught online in real-time through Zoom that begin the week of Sept. 14th and our Fall 2 Adult Fitness Classes beginning Oct. 5.

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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


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Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, our office hours are limited to the following:

Mondays: 3:30-6:30pm
Tuesdays: 5-7pm
Wednesdays: 3:30-6:00pm
Thursdays: 3:30-6:00pm
Fridays- 3:30-6:00pm



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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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