Split Rock Studios Tour

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 17, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Craig Sommerville
Split Rock Studios is an interpretive museum display firm that maintains a long term relationship with White Bear Center for the Arts. Split Rock will be offering a fascinating behind the scenes tour of a working commercial art studio. Housed in a modern 40,000 square foot facility in Arden Hills, Split Rock Studios employs exhibit designers, graphic designers, muralists, sculptors, and talented wood workers. Artists, designers, and other experts will be on hand to answer your questions.

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Get to the Pointe with Swan Lake

Date/Time: Thursday, March 1, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Jan Chamberlin
Swan Lake, it is so much more than just ballerinas in white tutus and feathers. Ever since it’s premier as a ballet in 1877, the ballet, music, story and images Swan Lake evokes has been a part of Western culture. Join us as we discuss the many versions and artistic visions for the ballet, memorable dances and moments and Houston Ballet, the company that presents their interpretation in April. This is the perfect way to get ready for the field trip to see Swan Lake at the Northrup or just spend an evening discussing ballet and one of its most enduring love stories.

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Foci Glass Blowing: Pint Glass Social

Date/Time: Saturday, February 3, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Foci MCGA Instructors
Meet a group from WBCA at Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, where a professional glass instructor will mentor you along in the process
of making a pint drinking glass. This hands-on experience is designed to provide you with an exciting introduction to working with molten glass. The thrill of shaping molten glass is unlike anything else available in the Twin Cities metro area. This is an excellent team-building experience and truly a unique special event. You may bring food and drinks to enjoy, as there is some downtime while everyone takes turns making their glass. Finished projects can be picked up from WBCA one week after the class. Please register at least 2 weeks in advance for this class.

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