Great Art Inspired by Water

Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm

The Minnesota Marine Art Museum is thrilled to have been awarded an arts access grant from 

the Minnesota State Arts Board to collaborate with the community to co-create eight accessible 

art program days called Second Saturdays. 

Click above to give us your feedback and be entered into a 

monthly drawing for a $50 gift certificate to MMAM.

Each Second Saturday will offer:

  • $1 Admission: MMAM members and Children 4 and under are always free. 
  • Guided Tours:  Choose from three different 30-minute tours.
  • Art-Making Activities: Two unique crafts adaptable for all ages and abilities will be offered all day long.
  • Special Programming: Each month will feature different programming depending on the theme.  Expect artist demonstrations, live music, dancing, and participatory experiences.

July 14 Second Saturday: Gardens in Art

What's Happening Today?


MMAM Highlights Tour
This 30-minute orientation will introduce you to the permanent collections.  
10:00am; 11:30am; 1:00pm; 2:30pm; 4:30pm

Garden Tour (Meets Outside)

Learn about MMAM gardens on a special walking tour of part of the American prairie style gardens.

10:30am; 12:00pm; 1:30pm; 3:30pm


How to Visit a Museum Tour

Some tips and tricks for how to get the most out of your visit to a museum on this brief 20-minute tour.

12:30am; 2:00pm

Kid's Tour
This quick 20-minute tour is designed for the youngest art lovers and their chaperones!
11:00am; 3:00pm

Art-Making Activities


Paper gardens

Fold up origami flowers and make a paper garden you’ll never have to water again!

Nature Suncatchers

Create a garden-inspired suncatcher that you can hang anywhere.

Looking at Landscapes

Learn about how the French Impressionists and the artists of the Hudson River School saw and painted landscapes differently.

10:30am; 1:30pm, 3:30pm

Winona Master Gardeners

Garden gurus! Bring your gardening questions to Winona Master Gardeners and perfect your green thumb.

2:30pm - 5:00pm

Bingo Overboard!

Pick-up your game board in the Atrium!

Play this search-and-find game, and earn a prize!  Bingo Overboard! is sponsored by Doug Troke with Farmers Insurance.

Comments & a Cookie: We Want to Hear from You!

MMAM is thrilled to have been awarded an arts access grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board to collaborate with the community to co-create Second Saturdays. We would love to hear from you. Take a moment to enjoy a free cookie in the cafe while offering your feedback.


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