Wednesday, December 12, 2012

MCA announces winter semester open house

WINONA, Minn. — The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts will host its winter registration open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Valéncia Arts Center, 1164 W. 10th St.

Here are five reasons to stop by:

  •       Visit the facility, tour the studios and classrooms, and meet our talented instructors and staff.
  •         Check out the dance attire boutique, where students can be fitted.
  •         Learn more about the new visual art and theatre division programming.
  •        Speak with members of the Friends of MCA and learn more about hands-on volunteer opportunities.
  •       Visit with members of the Winona and MCA community and meet new people who love the arts as much as you.
Class days, times and tuition vary. Financial need-based scholarships are available. For a brochure and a complete listing, go to, e-mail, “like” the MCA on Facebook, or call (507) 453-5500.  Interested students may register online, by mail, or in person at MCA’s Valéncia Arts Center.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts is an affiliate program of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.

The MCA offers programming in dance, music, visual art, and theatre year-round. Classes, lessons, workshops and camps are offered to children age 3 and older through adults.