VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Instagram Live Event AVAILABLE. One isn’t born a winner or loser, but a chooser. This theme is explored in this series. As we look at them, they look back, allowing us to think about how we choose winners and the repercussions for the ones not chosen.
ONLINE UPCYCLED ART PROJECTS SERIES Make art from items you have around the house! HEARTS AROUND THE WORLD …to show solidarity during the Covid-19 crisis. SUPPLIES: Wax Paper Crayons Handheld Pencil Sharpener Brown Grocery Bag Iron Pen Scissors Hole Punch String Step 1: Cut the ends of the grocery bag then cut the bag into…
ONLINE UPCYCLED ART PROJECTS SERIESMake art from items you have around the house! Paper Tube Flowers … just in time for Spring! SUPPLIES: 2 toilet paper tubes Cardboard egg carton Exacto knife Scissors Pencil Ruler White glue or glue gun Acrylic paints Paintbrush Step 1: Paint tubes green. Step 2: Divide one tube…
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE>> Show MOVED to independent home High Schools.
This year’s annual High School show features work by students from: Bemidji High School, Trek North High School, LaPorte High School, and Cass Lake High School.
CANCELLED: Shop 505’s Featured Artist, Patty Lovegreen, will demonstrate wrap weaving. You are invited to bring your own supplies and learn the technique with her.
CANCELLED. Future Slam dates to be announced. The Tavern on South Shore will host the first of several poetry slam events as part of the 2020 Spoken Word series.
Event Cancelled and will be re-scheduled, TBD. Thomas Stillday will demonstrate beadwork techniques and answer your questions regarding his process, patterns, bead preferences, and his exhibit, “Wezhichigewaad.”
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Exhibit: March 6 – extended to July 31, 2020.
Thomas comes from a family of “Makers” and his art honors the traditional designs and knowledge that have been gifted to him by his elders. However, as a true artist, he has been pushing the designs into new compositions and colors that keep the visual language fresh and contemporary.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Exhibit: February 7 – May 8, 2020
Closing Reception: CANCELLED. The paintings and prints on display reflect her research into new media, which she introduced into the art curriculum at BSU to enhance her students’ scope in the painting and graphics disciplines.
“Other Dimensions” is Natalia Himmirska’s retrospective exhibition, representing works executed during her “Minnesota Period” at Bemidji State University beginning in 2003 until this spring, when she will retire as a full professor.
Poetry Slam! series hosted by Watermark Art Center Watermark Art Center is excited to present three poetry slam events as part of the 2019 Spoken Word series. Each slam will feature contestants reciting original poetry in three rounds of competition, with prize money for the top three finishers. The first place winner will receive…
Join us for Bemidji’s 4th annual walk and events for Missing and Murdered Indigenous people. The WALK (Facebook Link to Event): Participants will Meet at Northwest Indian Community Development Center [NWICDC] in Bemidji, MN on February 14, 2020 @ 10 AM starting with an Opening Prayer, the walk will begin at 11 AM and continue…
POSTPONED. New time and date to be determined. Inspired by the #5WomenArtists social media movement and challenge put forth by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Watermark Art Center will host a public networking session and panel discussion regarding women artists in rural Midwest communities.
Shop 505 January Featured Artist. Painting in the style of “plein air,” Bedford leaves the studio behind in exchange for natural light where she can experience transitions found in the outside world.
December 6 – February 28, 2020. Using only the camera on his smart phone, Northrup captures the setting of where he grew up, creating a nostalgia for those familiar with the area, and a curiosity for those who aren’t. He uses photography as a tool to educate both himself and the viewer about the rhythm of nature, the preservation of tradition, and the relationship between resilience and sustainability.
Watermark Art Center presents three weekends of December shopping, classes, and Artist Showcases. On Saturdays December 7 & 14 we’ll have our Shop 505 artists stationed throughout the center demonstrating and/or talking about their work and offering new work from 10:30 to 2:30pm. If you miss these special meet-n-greet days, Shop 505 will be open…