Events

Fill your plate with art! Explore upcoming WBCA events with artists and community activities. Download a clickable PDF flyer.

  • A Garden of Black Joy with Keno Evol
    Live Panel: Thursday, October 8, 7:00 PM WBCA invites you to join a panel discussion with writers from around the world included in the anthology A Garden of Black Joy. Writers will frame conversation around if writing about joy feels different in this COVID/George Floyd/Breonna Taylor moment. This brilliant book of global poetry curated by Keno…

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  • Artist Talk: Kelsi Sharp
    Kelsi Sharp is an African American graphic designer and artist from the American Southwest. Growing up along historic Route 66, her work is strongly influenced by the signage, gas stations, and other relics found on the historic highway. After studying construction methods, earning certifications in fabrication technologies, and apprenticing in an iconic Santa Fe sign…

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  • BOO! Halloween Festivity Contest
    Get creative and get scary! This season WBCA welcomes you to participate in the Halloween Festivity Contest. You can submit anything Halloween related! Make your own Halloween costume, make a mask, face paint, pumpkin carving – anything to show off your talents! Submissions will be judged on originality and imagination for your chance to win…

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  • Disquietude: Artist Panel Discussion
    Thursday, September 24 7:00 PMLESLIE BARLOW, Curator:  What happens in the places of unease and the unfamiliar? If we are able to take the risk and leap into the void, potentialities thicken, mistakes loom…expansion is promised. Often as artists we are asked to overcome obstacles and fear in service of the possibilities that lay just…

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  • Las Catrinas for El Día de Los Muertos
    with Leonel Nery Michoacan Artist Leonel Nery will demonstrate the art of making La Calavera Catrina. “The elegant skull,” known as La Catrina, has become a festive symbol for the Dia de los Muertos, although it has muchdeeper meanings. If you would like to purchase La Catrina, and support some of our artists and friends…

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  • Mata Ortiz 2020 Pottery Sale
    Mata Ortiz, Mexico is home to a pottery tradition extending back to a lost civilization from 800 years ago. In 2019, artists from Mata Ortiz shared these traditions with WBCA through workshops and a stunning gallery show of hundreds of pieces made in this distinct style.  Thanks to Jose Mario Jimenez, this 2020 pottery sale…

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  • Splash!
    NOW OPEN: CLICK HERE Celebrating a colorful mix of water media style, subject and talent! Online Awards CeremonyDownload Splash! CatalogLike, Comment & Share on Facebook The Minnesota Watercolor Society (MNWS) Fall Exhibition is one of two exhibitions each year where members have an opportunity to display their work. Each artist who is a member of…

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  • Sprayfinger
    with Peyton Scott Russell Tune in to a virtual lecture with Peyton Scott Russell to hear a brief history of graffiti and the art of creative lettering. As a 2012-2014 Bush Fellowship recipient, he formed SPRAYFINGER to teach youth, adults, and seniors about graffiti. Peyton will share his history and images of his work, and…

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