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…

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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…

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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!

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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…

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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 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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Construction and COVID-19 Restriction Update

Construction and COVID-19 Restriction Update WBCA is navigating construction of its building and campus in addition to COVID-19 restrictions, and continues to explore safe ways to engage in arts activities.  With construction underway, there will be times when the parking lot and other spaces are inaccessible. WBCA asks you to…

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