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

Avenue of the Arts Festival

Sep 10, 2022 10:30AM—2:30PM

WBCA Arts Markets

Jun 24, 2022 10:30AM—Aug 26, 2022 3:30PM

YA2E – Duct Tape Flower Bouquet

Aug 11, 2022 12:30PM—3:00PM

GS30 – Our Journey and Love for Mosaics

Aug 11, 2022 7:00PM—8:30PM

W2A9 – Night Out at WBCA

Aug 16, 2022 7:00PM—9:00PM

S2J1 – Introduction to Jewelry Making

Aug 20, 2022 10:00AM—Aug 27, 2022 12:00PM

F2M6 – Writing Workshop

Aug 22, 2022 6:00PM—Aug 29, 2022 8:00PM

Zac Spates

Zac Spates of Hudson, WI, is a potter/ceramicist.  He received his BA in Studio Arts (Summa Cum Laude) from Saint John’s University, Collegeville, MN, in 2003.  Spates was an assistant to Richard Bresnahan at Saint John’s Pottery 2000-3, and then was an apprentice at Mark Hewitt Pottery, Pittsboro, NC, 2003-6.  Spates also volunteers with the…
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Destiny Davison

Destiny A. Davison is a cartoonist, writer and multi-media artist from the Midwest. Her work has been featured in publications and exhibits throughout town, including Gamut Gallery, Err MPLS, and MN Billboard Project. Recent works include zines The Droll (2018), The Gist (2020), The Lot (2020), and McSpooky’s Holiday Horror Show (2021). For more of…
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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. His career highlights include projects with Disney, Animal Planet Television and Prince. Of particular note was his work as lead sculptor and character designer for the Daytons/Marshall Fields/Macy’s Holiday…
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