Move, Play & Create for K-4th Graders

  • When Mondays-Thursdays, September 4-December 21, 3:45-5:00pm
  • Where McKinley School
  • Cost $55/Week (16 week program)

If you need after school care for your K-4th grader that provides a structured educational component, then this program may be just what you’re looking for!

Kaddatz Galleries has partnered with Lake Region Healthcare’s Health and Wellness Hub to add quality arts education into their new after school youth health & wellness program.

Move, Play & Create is an active and creative opportunity for students in grades K-4. This 4-day a week program will include three days of active instruction and one day of creative instruction. This after school program is an effort to engage young people in a program that will have a positive impact on their overall well-being. Program instructors are professionals in their fields. They will be planning structured sessions, helping kids create goals, allowing them to grow and create while motivating them along the way.

For more information contact Natalie Knutson at: or 218-736-8451


CANCELED: 2-Day Fluid Acrylic Workshop with Karan Ouren

  • When Thursday, September 20 & Thursday, September 27, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
  • Where Kaddatz Galleries
  • Cost $75 (materials included)

Learn the art of fluid acrylics in this 2-day workshop. Classes will cover basics of color mixing, canvas preparation, and a variety of processes including puddle pours, ribbon pours, dirty pours, swiping, masking and more.

Registration deadline: September 17th

Telemark Rosemaling with Clarice Dieter

  • When 9 am - 4 pm (hour break for lunch) September 22, 29 & October 6 (3 days)
  • Where Kaddatz Workshop
  • Cost $150 (materials provided)


In this 3 part workshop beginner and intermediate students will learn the painting techniques used in the traditional Scandinavian fork art Rosemaling in the Telemark style from local master Rosemal artist, Clarice Dieter.

All materials will be provided, including a hand-turned wooden plate to finish and take home for your final project!

Registration deadline: September 8

Ages: 16+

Adult Graffiti Art Classes

  • When October 18 (6-9pm), 19 (6-9pm), & 20 (10am-4pm)
  • Where To be determined
  • Cost $300, materials provided

In this 3-day workshop you will learn Graffiti as a fine art form, as a movement, a source of communication and an enhancement to your community with Minneapolis based Graffiti Artist Peyton Scott Russell a.k.a. Sprayfinger!

Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to learn Graffiti Art right here in Fergus Falls!

Registration & payment required by September 30th!

Arts Networking Brown Bag Lunch

  • When Every Third Tuesday, 12-1pm
  • Where StudioK
  • Cost Free

Stay connected; share ideas, news and events; develop partnerships; build a stronger arts community! Open to artists, arts administrators, community members, and anyone interested in the arts. BYOBBL (Bring your own brown bag lunch)!

Bring along any flyers, brochures, or information on upcoming events and opportunities.

Upcoming Dates:

August 21

September 18

October 16

Exhibition Art

Family Art Tables

  • When First Saturdays, 10am-12pm
  • Where Fergus Falls Public Library
  • Cost Free

Fun, free and informal opportunities to get creative with friends, family and community members of all ages! Led by local artists..

@ Fergus Falls Public Library

Saturday, October 6th

Saturday, November 3rd

Saturday, December 1st

This programing is funded by Friends of the Library!





Figure Drawing Co-op

  • When Fridays 7:00- 8:30 PM September 14- December 28
  • Where Kaddatz
  • Cost $25 for 6 sessions (6th session is free!); drop in price of $5.

The Kaddatz Figure Drawing Co-Op offers artists and those interested in expanding their drawing or painting skills the chance to consciously schedule time to focus on their art through the study of a live nude model in the company of other artists. Shorter and longer poses are explored; all ability levels and mediums are welcome! BYOP (bring your own paper, pencil, paint, etc).

$25 for a 6-session punch card or $5 drop-in. Dues pay the models.

The Co-Op meets every Friday evening Sep 14-Dec 28 from 7:00 PM- 8:30 PM. Ages 18+.

For more info or inquiries email or call 218.998.4405.

We are also always looking for people of any size, shape, color, or gender identity to model for the artists who attend the Co-Op. Please note: due to artist requests, models who are comfortable modeling in the nude will be given priority over those who are not during scheduling.

Click here to sign up as a model! 


Scholarships available for most workshops! For more info, contact Education Coordinator Amanda Cross at 218-998-4405 or