Avenue of the Arts Festival

Lakeshore Players Theatre, Children’s Performing Arts, White Bear Center for the Arts and the White Bear Lake Historical Society are pleased to announce the AVENUE OF THE ARTS FESTIVAL!   On Sunday, September 12th, stop by the grounds of the Hanifl Performing Arts Center or White Bear Center for the…

More

WBCA’s Grand Reopening Week

Dear Friends, These past 18 months we’ve been on an incredible journey. In response to our creative community and a thriving Arts District, WBCA has greatly expanded. We are excited to welcome you back during WBCA’s Grand Reopening week, beginning October 11th. We’ll be celebrating artists, family activities, and most…

More

Q&A with Into Nature Judy Andy Evansen

Watercolor artist Andy Evansen will be judging the 2021 Into Nature: International Online Plein Air Exhibition. He will curate this juried art show along with artists Marc Hanson and Judy Palermo. Submissions are open until July 6 for this year’s exhibit. Learn more here! What path did you take to…

More

Q&A with Into Nature Judge Marc Hanson

Marc Hanson, along with plein air artists Andy Evansen and Judy Palermo, will be judging this year’s Into Nature: International Online Plein Air Exhibition. You can read more about Marc’s career as an artist and advice on plein air painting below! And don’t forget, you can still submit your artwork…

More

Artist Highlight with Laura Berlage

Laura is a contemporary Renaissance woman living and working on her family’s century-old homestead farm outside Hayward, WI. From fiber arts to creative writing, music to storytelling, she never tires of the magic of transforming idea into form and overlapping narrative and visual. Learn more about her in the artist…

More

Summer 2021 Catalog

White Bear Center for the Arts’ Summer 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 Imagine Art Classes This year, WBCA has collected hundreds…

More

Artist Highlight with Candice Davis

Candice Davis is a conceptual artist from San Antonio, Texas and working in Minneapolis. Her practice is focused on the use of digital media, installation, and performance as a means of witnessing for the experiences of marginalized people, with specific emphasis on her experience as a Black woman in the…

More

Inspired by Kids’ Art with Tim Nyberg

Join 2021 Northern Lights Best of Show artist Tim Nyberg as he teaches you how to create a painting inspired by kids’ art. This is a great way to get creative with your kids, grandkids or use a piece of art from your own childhood!

More

Artist Highlight with Erica Spitzer Rasmussen

What path did you take to become a professional artist? For a brief period during my adolescence, I thought I wanted to be an archeologist, my mother arranged for me to work on a local dig through the University of MN.  When I came home dirty with broken fingernails, I decided that…

More