Watkins Gallery

The Watkins Gallery is named for Paul Watkins, who donated part of his private collection to Winona State in the 1920s. The Watkins Gallery is 644 square feet, features 20-foot ceilings and a glass façade at the gallery‚Äôs entrance.

Upcoming Events

Winona: The Legend, The Women, The Place

Winona State University's Watkins Gallery will host a juried group exhibition featuring artwork created around all things Winona. Any of the myriad ways of interpreting "Winona" will be on display. Jurors of the exhibition will include renowned activist Winona LaDuke. The exhibition will be held in conjunction with LaDuke's 60th birthday celebration in Winona from Aug. 23 - 25.

The exhibition will run from Aug. 23 - Sept. 12 with a reception with the Jurors and attending artists from 5 - 6:30pm at the Watkins Gallery. This event is free and open to the public.