Call for Artists & Creative People Watermark Ornament Fundraiser November 30th Submission DEADLINE! All artists and creative people are invited to donate original, handmade ornaments to help support the Watermark Art Center! Ornaments will be on display and for sale in our Shop 505 during the winter holiday season. Ornament donation deadline is November 30,…
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Nibikaang Exhibit Closing Reception & Events will feature guest artist, Monique Verdin (Louisiana’s United Houma Nation) co-writer/co-producer of the documentary My Louisiana Love. She will share her film regarding her community on the Mississippi Delta on September 21, 3 – 5pm. “My Louisiana Love follows a young Native American woman, Monique Verdin, as she returns…
A group show featuring artists living within the Mississippi Watershed, Great Lakes or Red River of the North. July 11 – September 22. Opening reception: July 11, 5 – 7 p.m.
Mixed Messages Acrylic Paintings by Lonnie Knutson. Aug 9 – October 25. Opening reception: Aug 9 | 5 – 7 p.m.
Psychedelic themes by painter Tawnee Corning. August 9 – October 25. Opening reception: Aug. 9 | 5 – 7 p.m.
CELEBRATION of Poet Carol Ann Russell’s work “ITALIA – Passeggiata” at the Watermark Art Center Watermark Art Center will host a program of original poetry, music and art on September 4, 2019. The event begins at 7 p.m. with a reception for the poet Dr. Carol Ann Russell, soloist Dr. Cory Renbarger, pianist Dan Will,…
August: Don Wattenhofer is a woodturning master, is known for highlighting the natural imperfections and bark edges of his wooden hand-turned sculptures. The character of the wood grain glows when light passes through the impossibly thin walls of some of Don’s masterpieces, and he uses resinous inlays made from turquoise, pipestone, and azurite mineral powders on the more sturdy pieces.
August 16, 2019 10am to 5pm
The workshop will be in Anishinaabemowin and led by Howard Kimewon (Manitoulin Island Wiikwemikong First Nations Ontario) and Zac Earley (White Earth Band of Ojibwe).
All supplies are included. The first 10 people who show up can make a basket.
Community creative writing event in association with the “Nibikaang – From the Water” exhibit. Wednesday, July 31 from 5 – 8 p.m.
Creating from Nature: Inspiration from the Landscape
Take an “art break” during your lunch hour and enjoy beautiful music in an inspiring setting! July 26 at 12:30 p.m.
The 2019 Art in the Park, presented by Watermark Art Center and Paul Bunyan Communications, will be held July 20 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and July 21 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) in Library Park, downtown Bemidji.
July 25, 20195:00 – 7:00 p.m.$5/family Families are welcome to join Sasha, a local artist from Red Lake Nation, in creating small leather pouches. Pouches can be used for carrying special items of your choice, some use them for carrying traditional personal items. Pouches can be embellished with paint, ink, or beading…it’s your choice! Sasha will…
August 31:00 – 3:00 p.m.$5/family Join us at Watermark’s “Dragon’s Den” (in the Ed Room at Watermark) to create your own dragon egg during the Dragon Boat Festival! We will use special paints, including metallic and pearlized, to paint the eggs, then add gems and embellishments to make them fantastical! Stop in by 2:30 to ensure…