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…



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…

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Creative Spirit Fiber Festival

The fourth annual Creative Spirit Fiber Festival will be held February 24-25 at Calvary Lutheran Church.


Holiday Open House

Gallery Shop discounts and ornament fundraiser! Friday, December 2 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and Saturday, December 3 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)


We’ve moved! (temporarily)

Watermark has temporarily relocated due to renovations. Please visit us at 516 Beltrami Ave NW in Bemidji.

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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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