Founded in 1968, White Bear Center for the Arts (WBCA) is a non-profit community art center serving people of all abilities and generations. WBCA offers art classes, showcases exhibitions from a diverse range of artists, and connects the community to art resources.

Upcoming Classes/Events

Crop Art Work Sessions

Jul 25, 2024 6:00PM—9:00PM

Memories in a Jar

Jul 27, 2024 9:00AM—1:00PM

Jewelry Lab

Jul 27, 2024 10:00AM—Aug 03, 2024 12:30PM

Ceramic Jewelry Workshop

Jul 27, 2024 1:00PM—3:00PM

Introduction to Spoon Carving

Jul 30, 2024 6:00PM—9:00PM

Paint a Pillow

Jul 31, 2024 10:00AM—Aug 07, 2024 12:30PM

Mosaic Wood Panel

Aug 02, 2024 1:00PM—Aug 09, 2024 4:00PM

Bonnie Dordal

Bonnie has been a basket weaver for over 9 years. When she learned weaving in Tucson, AZ, she also sold them at an art gallery. Her baskets are one of a kind, creating them as she weaves.

Sue Swanson

Sue Swanson is a teacher & retreat leader who helps people find Sabbath time in their busy lives by teaching them how to practice spiritual patterns together.

Her company, Purple Apple Arts, provides opportunities to explore traditional crafts including textile arts, music, beadwork, and labyrinth walking. She studies traditional craft techniques to make them meaningful in our 21st-century lives.

Erik Vevang

Erik has been spoon carving since 2013 and teaching greenwood spoon carving since 2015.

Spoon carving has been the perfect way for Erik to explore the intersection of art and craft as a carpenter, woodworker, and graduate with a BA in Studio Art from St. Olaf College.