Introduction to Tai Chi

CLASS ID: 2Y902
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 26, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

CLASS ID: 4Z9J
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 10, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

CLASS ID: 5Z9F
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 28, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Aimee Van Ostrand
Learn about this beautiful and healthy art form during a free class. Just dress comfortably so you can move, no special outfits required! Aimee will let you know about the health benefits and give you a brief history before she guides you through the Yang Style short form.

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Studio Coffee

CLASS ID: 3Z6A
Date/Time: 13 Fridays, March 1 – May 31, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
*No class May 24

Neil Johnston
We will gather over coffee to discuss all topics related to art making – studio practice, marketing, philosophy, culture, materials, ideation, process, events, etc. Everyone is welcome and no experience is necessary – we have artists, designers, writers, non-artist art enthusiasts, beginners, professionals, musicians, dancers… Just stop in and let the conversation carry you!

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Open Studio: Artist to Artist

CLASS ID: 3Z6B
Date/Time: 13 Fridays, March 1 – May 31, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
*No Class May 24

No Instructor
Get to know other artists. Grow in knowledge, support, and community by creating together in any medium.  Artists work on their own projects with their 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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Bienvenue à la Conversation Française

CLASS ID: 3Z8C
Date/Time: 6 Thursdays: March 7 & 21, April 4 & 18, Mary 2 & 23, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Carolynn Johnson
Join us for open-ended conversation among friends. Whatever your proficiency, we’d love to see you. If you’ve always wanted to be more conversational with your French, here’s your opportunity. Bring a notebook if you wish to take notes. Sign up for the entire session or attend when you can!

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Celebrate World Labyrinth Day

CLASS ID: 5Z9B
Date/Time: Saturday, May 4, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Mary Silvaroli Daul
Join us as we celebrate World Labyrinth Day at WBCA’s OSilas Labyrinth. Activities to be announced. Check back soon!

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The Invisible Art

CLASS ID: 4Z1E
Date/Time: Thursday, April 4, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

This workshop will invite you to consider the importance of typographic principles in any printed or digital word communication. Do you create newsletters, posters, cards, forms, web pages and/or fonts? How do you encourage and help readers read what is presented in these media? What makes your communiqués readable? Come to share your interest in the invisible art of typography. Bring typographic projects, questions and samples.

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Photographic Technique & Critique

CLASS ID: 3Z5E
Date/Time: 3 Tuesdays, March 12, April 9, May 14, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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. Come to one class or all 3!

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Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

CLASS ID: 5Y101
Date/Time: Thursday, May 16, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet returns to the White Bear Center for the Arts with special guest Linda Chatterton on flute. The program will include music of J.S. Bach, Leo Brouwer, Astor Piazzolla and Maja Radovanlija.

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Writing Roundtable

CLASS ID: 1Y802
Date/Time: 3 Tuesdays, January 22, February 26 & March 26, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

CLASS ID: 4Z8A
Date/Time: 2 Tuesdays, April 23, & May 28, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Mary Jane LaVigne
Join with fellow writers to talk about craft, try a short exercise, and/or share work. Bring paper, pen, and a writing sample of up to 400 words to read. Readers will have approximately 3-7 minutes to read their material. Please notify the office when registering if you plan on reading. Bringing work is optional.

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