Art Center To Help Area Youth

Hands of Action International is a non-profit group with the goal of helping children learn and create. A new art center in Bemidji is their latest project, and it promises to give at-risk kids a creative outlet. Find out more about the story and what you can do to help this...

Boys and Girls Club Week in Bemidji

Bemidji’s branch of the Boys and Girls Club learned about art and culture during Boys and Girls Club Week. Find out more here.

Art Center Plans to Move

The Watermark Art Center is expected to undergo several changes when it moves to a former Leuken’s grocery store across the street. Find out more about what will be different here.

In Focus: Mary Therese’s Silk Paintings

For this week’s In Focus, we take a look at Mary Therese’s silk paintings that are on display for the “Flying Circles” exhibit at the Watermark Art Center in Bemidji.

Riverfront Supporters Hope to Reconnect with Mississippi Roots

In the 1800s Northern Pacific Railroad was forced to build a bridge over the Mississippi River. When they also built a train depot, they founded Brainerd. Now over 140 years later Brainerd Riverfront supporters are looking to reconnect Brainerd to its Mississippi River roots....

In Focus: Reflections of Morocco Exhibit

In a time where Minnesota is covered in snow and ice, a Grand Rapids man is giving people a visual escape to a much warmer climate. Artist David McDonald has translated his time working with the Peace Corps in Morocco into a multi-media display at the MacRostie Art Center. For...

Community Spotlight – Cold Hands, Warm heARTS

For the first time, local artists gathered at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd to showcase their work in the Arboretum’s “Cold Hands, Warm heARTS” event. The event was meant to kick start the New Year as well as bring local artists together to help support the community in...

In Focus: 12th Annual It’s Only Clay Exhibit

It may only be clay, but artists from all over the country have turned dirt and water into much more than just minerals. The Watermark Art Center’s 12th annual “It’s Only Clay” juried art show is back in Bemidji, and it’s showcasing a sampling of...

In Focus: Bud Burger Brings Bronze to Deer Opener

Most people celebrate the start of deer season by heading to the woods, but artist Bud Burger has a different idea. The Bemidji-based sculptor creates life-size monuments of Minnesota wild life, and was asked to bring some of his works to the Governor’s Deer Opener this...

Picturing 2014

Telling 2014’s story one shot at a time. Brainerd’s Franklin Art Center is hosting its Picturing 2014 exhibit at their Q Gallery through the weekend. The exhibit highlights some of the best sights of the year, locally as well as globally. This is the 14th year the art center has...

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