Students

Arts & Enrichment at Winona State

In pursuit of its mission to enhance the intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of the people and communities we serve, WSU offers a breadth of learning opportunities outside its classrooms. Pick your passion: music, theatre, dance, visual arts or film – or all!  We host national-calibre festivals and speakers that draw arts enthusiasts and lifelong learners from Southeast Minnesota and well beyond.

CLICK HERE to order from University Tickets!

What’s Up Next?
What’s Up Next?
WSU’s Music Department hosts many performances by faculty or students.
Appearing Next On Stage
Appearing Next On Stage
The THAD Department puts on wonderful productions every year at WSU.
Visual Art Exhibits
Visual Art Exhibits
The Watkins Gallery hosts many exciting shows every year.
Lyceum Speaker Series
Lyceum Speaker Series
WSU hosts stellar speakers every year through the Lyceum Speaker Series.
CLASP & Athenaeum
CLASP & Athenaeum
WSU supports intellectual enrichment through CLASP and Athenaeum, which host a variety of events.
WSU And The Book
WSU And The Book
WSU supports the Common Book, Great River Reading Series, and Celebration of the Book
The Great River Shakespeare Festival
The Great River Shakespeare Festival
This stellar professional theatre festival takes place at WSU, performing fantastic works every summer season.
The Frozen River Film Festival
The Frozen River Film Festival
The Frozen River Film Festival is an exciting 4-day January film festival that takes place on the WSU campus.
MidWest Music Fest
MidWest Music Fest

MidWest Music Fest is a multi-genre, all-ages music festival held in Winona every April, featuring over 100 artists.