Watermark provides classes and workshops for all ages. Find out what new educational opportunities will be offered and get registered for your favorites today!


Watermark’s four galleries host rotating exhibits, free and open to the public seven days/week. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thur: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sun: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.


There are many ways to give to Watermark. Become a member or business partner, offer a tax-deductible donation or volunteer at our events.

News & Updates

Watermark Executive Director featured in ‘inBemidji’ Magazine

Watermark’s Executive Director, Lori Forshee-Donnay, was featured in inBemidji magazine’s recent cover story Leading the Way: Celebrating Women in Leadership in Our Community. The article interviewed several female leaders in the region, asking about each woman’s inspiration/motivation, the importance of women…

First City Poetry Reads to feature Erin Marsh

The next event in the First City Poetry Reads series will be held December 13 at 7 p.m. at Anytime Fitness in Bemidji. The theme will be “Our Physical Selves,” featuring poet Erin Lynn Marsh who will address the personal and…

Watermark Art Center Grand Opening & Community Dedication

December 2 from 1-4 p.m. Ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m.

Make Your Mark

Watermark Art Center’s Make Your Mark campaign is a fundraising effort to renovate its recently-purchased property located at 505 Bemidji Avenue. Watermark’s property encompasses a half city block in downtown Bemidji. It includes a 10,000 square foot building, parking lot…

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