The Education Studio is a welcoming creative space where artistic ability is fostered under the guidance of artisans and art instructors. Projects are designed to be enjoyed by students of various skill levels and ages.

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Watermark Art Center’s Educational Programming focuses on offering the community year-round exposure to a variety of creative endeavors, including workshops, classes, family events, summer camps, and art-making connected to community happenings.

Educational programming is supported in part by the Bemidji Area Arts Endowment.

Bemidji Area Arts Endowment

Create at Home Craft Kits


Get crafty at home! We are now offering Create At Home Craft Kits that can be purchased on-line or in SHOP 505 at Watermark. Our kits include all the supplies needed to create something amazing, including pictorial instructions or a video instruction link. (If you need to supply something extra, like a glue gun for example, we’ll let you know in the kit description.)

Kits are available in most age ranges. Proceeds from the sale of the kits go to funding for Watermark’s Art Education Program.

Classes & Workshops


Watermark’s kids’ programming is offered to kids ages 6 and up and explores a wide variety of art materials and methods.



Watermark’s adult classes provide a wide variety of artistic exploratory experiences and an opportunity for adults to connect with others.

Family art classes


Classes are scheduled in connection with various holidays and community events with the goal of community connection through creative experiences.