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Watermark Art Center

July 1, 2018
The University of Minnesota will host a grand opening for its Bell Museum, which features painting of Itasca State Park, on July 14. Submitted photo.
Around the Arts, July 1
July 1, 2018 - 8:35am
June 24, 2018
Watermark Art Center recently received a $1,550 donation from the Bemidji Noon Rotary Club. The funds will be designated for gallery furnishings, including pedestals, benches and portable walls. Presenting the check is Rotary President Margot Kelsey, left, to Watermark Executive Director Lori Forshee-Donnay, center, and Marilyn Miller, capital campaign co-chair. Submitted photo.
Noon Rotary Club donates to Watermark
June 24, 2018 - 9:16am
June 17, 2018
The L'Ambizioso Duo of Brayden Drevlow (left) and his brother, Brock, will perform a concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 at Bemidji United Methodist Church. Submitted photo.
Around the Arts, June 17
June 17, 2018 - 8:35am
Pictured left to right are Cate Belleveau, Watermark Executive Director Lori Forshee-Donnay, Erika Bailey-Johnson and Kathryn Gonzalez. Proceeds, along with other donations to the Watermark, will go to Watermark’s Rainwater Garden Project, a small garden of native vegetation that will be planted by the art center’s north entrance to help feed birds and pollinators. The garden is one of several similar projects overseen by the Birds, Bees, and Butterflies Bemidji organization. Submitted photo.
Arts of the Earth Festival donates silent auction proceeds
June 17, 2018 - 7:10am
June 14, 2018
A large moose is one of the sculptures in Watermark Art Center's new exhibit "Elements of Nature." The exhibit features the bronze sculptures of Bud Burger and the photography of John and Marilyn Walsh. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Mixing art forms: Watermark hosts joint exhibit for wildlife artists
June 14, 2018 - 7:39pm
June 13, 2018
Babe Mortenson receives a high-five as she crosses the finish line at the Sanford Center at the Loop the Lake Festival in June 2017 in Bemidji. (Pioneer file photo)
Let’s take a Loop: Loop the Lake returns this weekend
June 13, 2018 - 9:36pm
June 11, 2018
Watermark Art Center will hold the third annual “Spinning Spokes – Art on the Go” from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 15. The free bike-decorating event is held in conjunction with the Loop the Lake Festival. Submitted photo
Watermark hosts ‘Spinning Spokes’ as part of Loop the Lake
June 11, 2018 - 7:42pm
June 3, 2018
Amanda Standalone
Around the Arts, June 3
June 3, 2018 - 9:20am
May 27, 2018
Bessler-Wiebolt Electric recently gave $500 to Watermark Art Center’s “Art Means Business” capital campaign. Pictured left to right are Justin Bessler, Chad Bessler and Tom Haldeman, from Bessler-Wiebolt, with Marilyn Miller and Pat Donnay from Watermark Art Center. Submitted photo.
Bessler-Wiebolt Electric donates to Watermark Art Center
May 27, 2018 - 11:45am
William and Patricia Kelly, 2018 Friends of the Arts honorees, stand in front of paintings by Hillary Kempenich at Watermark Art Center, where they are both board members. They also support the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra and Paul Bunyan Playhouse. Photo by Monte Draper.
Kellys honored as Friends of the Arts
May 27, 2018 - 10:05am
Artwork by Lou Ferreri. Click to enlarge.
Around the Arts, May 27
May 27, 2018 - 9:05am
May 20, 2018
Lembi leaves a legacy on the Bemidji arts scene
May 20, 2018 - 7:51am
May 13, 2018
Hillary Kempenich speaks at an artist talk and exhibit reception Thursday at the Watermark Art Center. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
An Untraditional Artist: Hillary Kempenich paints a unique story at Watermark Art Center
May 13, 2018 - 8:02am
May 9, 2018
Watermark to host reception for Ojibwe artist
May 9, 2018 - 7:49am
May 7, 2018
Watermark introduces Saturday Art Class for children
May 7, 2018 - 4:46pm