Watermark Art Center (WMAC) is a non-profit, member-supported organization dedicated to encouraging the growth and development of art in our community. Watermark provides gallery space for exhibitions, author readings, and  workshops. We display national, regional, and local artists in group exhibits,…

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Watermark currently hosts one exhibit gallery and one retail gallery. Featured are all forms of visual arts, from photography and watercolor, to displays of Fiber Art, mixed media, collage, sculptures and more! All exhibits are free for public viewing and open…

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There are many ways to give to Watermark. You can become a member or business partner, offer a tax-deductible donation, or volunteer at our events. By donating to Watermark, you are telling us that art is important to you and that you…

News & Updates


Watermark Art Center awarded $47,951 for Native American programming

Watermark Art Center is excited to announce that it is the a recipient of an Art Access grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board! In early September, the art center received notice that it had been awarded $47,951 for program development relating to its Native…

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Largest Watermark gallery named after Marley and Sandy Kaul

Marley and Sandy Kaul – prominent local artists, educators and art leaders – have recently been honored for their decades of service to the arts community with the naming of the largest gallery at the new Watermark Art Center. The…

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Through the Lens

Group photography show. Runs August-September.

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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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