Annie Hejny Artist Highlight

Abstract visual artist and forest therapy guide Annie Hejny will be teaching with WBCA this Spring in her class Water and Woods: Abstraction and Nature. You can also learn more about Annie and her artwork during WBCA’s artist talk, coming up on February 25. Annie’s work often deals with themes of water, combining traditional and…

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Spring Family Kite Contest

Celebrate spring with WBCA’s Family Kite Contest. Create a unique kite using a template on our website or make your own! Bonus points if you can get it to fly, but it doesn’t have to in order to participate. Submissions will be judged on originality and imagination for your chance…

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Spring 2021 Catalog

White Bear Center for the Arts’ Spring 2021 catalog includes a wide variety of arts activities, classes, and upcoming exhibitions. Click here or on the image above to browse the full PDF. Click for classes by category:Artist DevelopmentClayDrawingFamily/Kids/TeensFiber & TextilesLanguageMovementPaintingStarter ClassesWriting Other Features:Arts & EatsView the High School Visual Arts…

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Q&A with Rebecca Pavlenko

Discover the world of NOURISH/DEVOUR through this Q&A with Rebecca Pavlenko, the artist behind WBCA’s latest online exhibit. These questions came from members of the community, curious about Rebecca’s work and the exhibit. Thank you to everyone who submitted questions. You can view NOURISH/DEVOUR here.  Was your visual idea always…

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Nels Femrite Watercolors: 2020 Sale

Take a stroll around beautiful scenes from California and Minnesota in this catalog of Nels Femrite watercolor paintings.  Nels Femrite, founder and former president of the Northstar Watercolor Society, has been involved at WBCA for years. Nels is now also a member of the Coachella Valley Watercolor Society based in…

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Holiday Gift Guide

Art does incredible things. Share inspiration with these gifts! Your purchases support arts programs and artists engaged in White Bear Center for the Arts’ year-round mission.  Give Arts Experiences  WBCA Membership + Class Credit Available through Groupon, you can purchase a WBCA Household Membership with $40 class credit included. Need…

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COVID-19 Restriction Update

This week, Minnesota is taking extra steps to prevent the growing spread of COVID-19. In accordance with these measures, the following changes will take place: NO SUNDAY ARTS MARKETArts Markets demonstrated that there’s opportunity to engage in the arts outdoors at WBCA’s campus. Public art installations will remain on-site, available…

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Artist Highlight: Sieng Lee

From far away the pillars outside WBCA appear to be covered in an icy shade of blue, reflecting the sky and hinting at the oncoming deep freeze of winter. As you get closer, it becomes clear that the pillars are covered in those ubiquitous blue medical masks. Layer after layer,…

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OSilas Labyrinth Closing Ceremony

The Osilas Labyrinth will be decommissioned on November 19, before the new construction begins. WBCA invites you to walk the OSilas Labyrinth before 3:30 PM on November 19, and leave a small, symbolic blessing of gratitude in the center as a parting gift. It could be a stone, feather, pinecone…

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Winter 2020-2021 Catalog

White Bear Center for the Arts’ Winter 2020-2021 catalog includes a wide variety of arts activities, classes, and upcoming exhibitions. Click here or on the image above to browse the full PDF. Click for classes by category:Artist DevelopmentClayDrawingFamily/Kids/TeensFiber & TextilesLanguageMovementPaintingStarter ClassesWriting Other Features:Arts & EatsHigh School Visual Arts ContestWriteNow! High…

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