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September Second Saturday: Artful Paws

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

Saturday, September 14, 2019

10am - 5pm

Art is for everyone! Join us on Saturday, September 14, for Second Saturday! This month's theme is Artful Paws, inspired by MMAM's current exhibition, Seth Casteel: Underwater Dogs, on view now!

$1 Admission: MMAM members and Children 4 and under are always free.

Schedule of Events:

Art Making:

  • Pet Pins - Draw your pet, real or imaginary, using your own human paw-print (your fingerprint) and then turn your design into a wearable button using a button press.

  • Metal Mutts - Turn a sheet of copper into a work of art using dog-themed stencils or your own design. This craft is inspired by the metalworking technique of Repoussé! 


  • MMAM Highlights Tour: This 30-minute orientation will introduce you to the permanent collections (10AM, 12PM, 2PM, 4PM)

  • Pups in Paintings: Join MMAM Executive Director Nicole Chamberlain-Dupree for a 30-minute tour highlighting the furry friends featured in the MMAM collection. 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm

Live Music:  

  1. Jim Reineke [11:00am-12:00pm]

  2. Tiffany Strande [3:00pm - 4:00pm]

Special Activities: 

  1. Pup say WHAT?! Take a look through some of our favorite images from the Underwater Dogs exhibition by photographer Seth Casteel and translate the pup’s facial expressions and body language into words! 

  2. Artist Demonstration: Megan Murrell is a mixed-media artist and illustrator based in Minneapolis. She will be showcasing her talents throughout the day with demonstrations scheduled for 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm. Murrell draws inspiration from the natural world, with animals and pets being some of her favorite subjects! 

  3. Bingo Overboard: Play this search-and-find game, and earn a prize!

Getting to MMAM with 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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While we love your pets, only service animals will be permitted inside MMAM. Thank you!

Earlier Event: September 10
Mississippi Sippin'
Later Event: September 17
Mississippi Sippin' (and Slurpin')