ONLINE AUCTION OCT 3 – 12. EXHIBIT Aug 19 – Oct 22. Visitors are invited to enjoy the space underneath the umbrellas while reflecting on the messages depicted through colorful imagery.
EVENT Saturday, September 24 from 9am to 3pm. Join us outside on the south lawn for our first ever outdoor pop-up market featuring hand-crafted goods from the region’s finest artisans, local musicians and food.
PERFORMANCE Sep 10 at 7:30. Free. Presenting works by Mozart and Grieg.Watermark Art Center will host the Bemidji String Quartet as the last performance of the group’s northern Minnesota tour.
PERFORMANCE Sunday Aug 21, 2022, 6pm at Watermark. Third Coast Chamber Collective Festival at WAC features French music and works by women composers of the 20th and 21st century.
ARCHIVED ONLINE. In conjunction with multidisciplinary artist Moira Villiard’s Exhibit “Rights of the Child” Watermark Art Center will hold a panel discussion regarding the rights and policies implemented by governments that invest in child development such as health care, nutrition and stronger safeguards intended to protect children from violence and exploitation.
Reception: Oct 1, 5-7pm. Exhibit: October 1 – November 27, 2021. This exhibit is the outgrowth of a recently published chapbook sharing his life as an artist. By focusing on abstract concepts, Alberti says he has let color dominate and control his expressions with color becoming the tool of investigation and discovery.
November 19, 6pm Book Signing & Reading. It’s one thing to write a book; it’s another to live it. Wendell Affield never knew his father. His childhood was punctuated by a volatile mother and an unpredictable stepfather. Barbara, Uncharted Course Through Borderline Personality Disorder is the culmination of a decade of research and interviews with mental health professionals as Affield learns to understand and appreciate the woman who haunted his childhood.
Demonstrations July 9 & 10: John Hitchcock, who is currently exhibiting “Bury the Hatchet: Prayer for My P’ah-Be” will hold a 2 public print demonstrations. Registration required for July 9.
August 28, 2021: Songs of Our Home is a celebration of the rich and diverse heritage of nationalities that immigrated to the Iron Range and whose legacy, culture, and traditions are still deeply rooted in the area.
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.
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: 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.