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Around the Arts, January 7

Headwaters plans youth art class

BEMIDJI—Headwaters' Art Club, 519 Minnesota Ave. NW, will provide art classes from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays from Jan. 11 through May 10. Students ages 9 to 13 will be introduced to skills and techniques by professional artists from the community, including Sarah Eberwine Peterson, Tom Daly, Paula Swenson, and Diamond Knispel, a press release said. The class will include instruction in drawing, pastels, clay, acrylics, mixed media, and more. Snacks and art supplies will be provided. Space is limited to the first 20 participants. There will be no session on March 8. The spring class session is $275. For more information or to register, call (218) 444-5606.

Artist grant application deadline is Jan. 15

BEMIDJI—The deadline to apply for The Region 2 Arts Council Individual Artist Grant Program, made available with funding from the McKnight Foundation, is Jan. 15. The program provides financial assistance to artists in any art discipline or in any stage of their career as an artist. The grant offers funding for costs associated with the exhibition, performance, or production of a creative work; the purchase of materials or equipment necessary for a creative work; educational opportunities; mentorships; and proposals for career-enhancing projects or opportunities.

Artists can apply for up to $2,000 in grant funds. For more information, email or visit