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

Sculpting with Plaster Clay

Mar 05, 2024 9:30AM—12:30PM

Intermediate to Advanced Painting

Mar 05, 2024 1:00PM—Mar 26, 2024 3:30PM

Intermediate Pastel

Mar 06, 2024 1:30PM—Mar 20, 2024 4:00PM

Still Life Painting in Oil

Mar 07, 2024 1:30PM—Mar 21, 2024 4:00PM

Colored Pencil Orchid

Apr 04, 2024 6:00PM—8:30PM

Beverly Tipton Hammond

Beverly Tipton Hammond is an ordained elder, dancer, choreographer, visual artist, singer, songwriter, art curator, and entrepreneur. Beverly began dancing at the age of 5 at the Washington School of Ballet in Washington, D.C. In her teens she studied ballet, African and modern dance with Deborah London at the Cultural Arts Institute. Later she was accepted as an apprentice with the Baltimore Dance Company under the director of the late Eva Anderson.

Dan Mackerman

Dan Mackerman is a professional painter and sculptor of more than 27 years. His work can be seen in over 60 public collections throughout the country. Dan has an MFA in Painting, Drawing, and Art History from the University of Minnesota and has taught for several institutions including: the U of MN, MCAD, the Lulea Tekniska Universitet, Skelleftea, Sweden, and the MIA. His career highlights include projects with Disney, Animal Planet Television, and Prince.

Aryn Lill

Aryn Lill has been teaching fine art to all ages for over 15 years. She loves helping others find their inner voice and enjoys the process of creating beautiful works of art. In her spare time Aryn likes to create her own work, ink drawings and oil paintings, and in the summer/fall months she works on large scale outdoor murals for all to enjoy.