Winn-Worth Betco Arts and Culture

With its inspiring pastoral landscapes and historic small town main streets, Winnebago and Worth counties attract those who are looking to escape the chaos and cost of the city, including those looking for cultural amenities.

With it’s close proximity to Minneapolis and Des Moines, you’ll find North Iowa’s leading destination for artists and art connoisseurs alike. The Winn-Worth Betco region boasts of cutting edge farm-to-table culinary experiences, a vibrant theater and performing arts scene and participates in the award-winning North Iowa Independent Film Festival.

The Winn-Worth Betco region is made up of several small towns known as artists retreats, where writers, chefs, musicians and filmmakers gather.  Vacationers looking for experiences that provide a deeper understanding and appreciation for what they eat and a connection to the land can find all of that in the Winn-Worth Betco region.  With its vibrant agricultural community, and close proximity to where ingredients are raised and grown, chefs are drawn away from the cities to open their own restaurants where they serve fabulous farm-to-table fare.  Showcasing a vibrant fine arts center, studios, shops, and quaint galleries the Winn-Worth Betco area is  sure to spark creativity and bring out the artist within.

Theater and Performing Arts

The Boman Fine Arts Center Photo

The Boman Fine Arts Center


Art Studios Galleries and Shops

Waldorf College Art Gallery Photo

Waldorf College Art Gallery

Iowa Artists Region 2 Show Photo

Iowa Artists Region 2 Show


Museums and Points of Interest

Northwood Commercial Historic District Photo

Northwood Commercial Historic District

Chapel Hill Photo

Chapel Hill

Grafton Heritage Museum & Depot Photo

Grafton Heritage Museum & Depot

Heritage Park Of North Iowa Photo

Heritage Park Of North Iowa

Rhodes Mill-Fertile Photo

Rhodes Mill-Fertile

Bolan Schoolhouse Photo

Bolan Schoolhouse


Food Arts

The Branding Iron Photo

The Branding Iron

Cafe Mir Photo

Cafe Mir

Signature’s Photo


Wood Fire Grille Photo

Wood Fire Grille



Iowa Independent Film Festival Photo

Iowa Independent Film Festival