Studio Coffee

CLASS ID: 5R06
Date/Time: 11 Fridays: September 8 – November 17 , 9:30AM – 10:30AM

CLASS ID: 5R33  *No class on 10/10/17
Date/Time: every other Tuesday: September 12 – November 21 , 7:00PM – 8:00PM  *September 26 class meeting at White Bear Lake Library

Neil Johnston
Come to WBCA for coffee and discuss art, artists, techniques, and trends. Free with registration. Stay for open studio and make art.

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Open Studio: Artist to Artist

CLASS ID: 2R04
Date/Time: 11 Fridays: September 8 – November 17 , 10:00AM – 12:30PM

No Instructor
Get to know other artists. Grow in knowledge, support, and community by creating together in any medium. Work on your own project with your own supplies. No instruction will be provided; this is an opportunity for open studio with like-minded
artists. Bringing snacks is encouraged. Registration is required to attend this class.

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Improving Photographic Skills

CLASS ID: 5R17
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 14, 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Robert Cuerden & David Parker
This course will be an open discussion and critique of photographic skills and technology. Join Robert and David, along with an invited professional photographer, for a session of critique and review of their compositions. Time permitting, there will be an opportunity to do a photo walkabout at the art center and a critique of those images. Be prepared to complete assignments for following sessions. You are encouraged to bring a selection of up to 3 images (digital or prints), which will be reviewed by the instructors and class members in an open critique. Please email questions and/or requests to the instructors at rcuerden@mac.com and dave@davidaparker.com.

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Experience the Labyrinth

CLASS ID: 9R05
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 15, 9:30AM – 11:30AM

Mary Silvaroli Daul
Whether an experienced traveler or new to the way of the labyrinth, come join others on the path for a morning of reflection and renewal. Gather together for a brief introduction to the labyrinth followed by time to walk, reflect, and share at the close of the morning. You may bring a journal to extend and integrate your experience. Discover how each labyrinth journey offers the gift of time and space to rest…release… receive…and return, renewed and refreshed.

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Writing Roundtable

CLASS ID: 5R23
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 24, 7:00PM – 9:00PM

CLASS ID: 5R24
Date/Time: Tuesday, November, 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Mary Jane LaVigne
Join with fellow writers to talk about craft, try a short exercise, and share work. Bring paper, pen, and a writing sample of up to 500 words to read. Bringing work is optional.

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Community Concert with Thursday Musical

Thursday Musical Musicians
Thursday Musical, one of the oldest arts organizations in the country, was founded in 1892 by group of 12 women from Minneapolis. Currently, Thursday Musical supports three distinctive recital series featuring a wealth of classical solo and chamber ensemble repertoire: the Thursday Morning Artist Series, Home Programs, and Community Concerts. Performers will be Marion Judish (violin) and Jenya Trubnikava (piano); Helen and Paul Baumgartner (piano duo).

CLASS ID: 9R01
Date/Time: Saturday, October 28, 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Tuition: FREE with registration
Age/Level: All Ages, All Levels

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Pottery Tour and Kiln Opening

CLASS ID: 3R27
Date/Time: Saturday, November 4, 3:00PM – 4:30PM

Zac Spates
Visit Zac Spates’ Pottery in Hudson, WI for a tour of his studio and kilns. Zac and his Woodfire Exploration class will open the kiln at 4 PM.

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Split Rock Studios Tour

CLASS ID: 5R26
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 8, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

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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Golden Acrylics Lecture & Demo

Bonnie Cutts
Throughout this FREE two-hour presentation, you will hear tons of information about a variety of Golden acrylics and the inherent possibilities of acrylic materials. Extensive information about acrylic paints, gels, and mediums is presented. See how acrylic paints and gels mix together, as well as several examples of materials in a variety of applications. Open to all levels of painting experience. Information packets and free samples provided for all attending.

CLASS ID: 2R68
Date/Time: Friday, November 17, 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Tuition: FREE with registration
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

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