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July Second Saturday: Storytelling

  • Minnesota Marine Art Museum 800 Riverview Drive Winona, MN 55987 United States (map)

July 13, 2019 | 10am - 5pm

Art is for everyone! Second Saturdays at MMAM offer $1 Admission. MMAM members and Children 4 and under are always free.


  • MMAM Highlights Tour: This 30-minute orientation will introduce you to the permanent collections.  10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm 4:00pm

  • Beyond the Canvas Tour: Discover the stories, processes and histories behind MMAM curators’ favorite artworks. 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm

  • GRSF Storytelling Performances: Take a 30-minute stroll through the galleries with Great River Shakespeare Festival Company Members (and professional storytellers) who will use suggestions from you to tell the maybe-almost-true-or-at-least-interesting-and-always-silly stories behind the extraordinary art that fills MMAM. 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm 

Art-Making Activities (Oberton Education Room)

  • Book-Making: Sew together a custom, mini-book to hold your own stories.

  • Collection Story Cards: Invent stories with inspiration from artworks in the MMAM collection. 

Storytelling with Dr. Bob (Atrium) Please join Doctor Bob and his puppet friends on a magical journey, fun for all ages!) 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30.

Live Music (Manoogian Gallery)

  • Heidi Guenther Ryan, 11:00am-12:00pm 

  • Billy X, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Story Thread (atrium). Weave your story thread to connect the points that have defined your life story thus far.

Bingo Overboard! 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.

Winona transit Dial-a-Ride: MMAM is pleased to offer free rides to and from the museum with Winona Transit’s Service Dial-a-Ride, between 10am - 5pm on any Second Saturday event. Please call 507-454-6666 to schedule your ride.

Assistive Listening Devices: The Museum offers assistive listening devices on guided tours. These headsets allow for a clearer presentation on docent led tours. Sponsored by:


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.



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Bingo Overboard Sponsor:

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