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


Needle Felting Weekend Workshop

  • When Saturday, January 26th @ 10 am - 4 pm & Sunday, January 27th @ 10 am - 3 pm
  • Where Kaddatz Galleries
  • Cost $75, materials provided

Join Minneapolis based artist Jaana Mattson for this unique opportunity!*

During this weekend long workshop you will learn the ancient techniques of needle felting, and will learn to create a landscape using felted wool.

*This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Lake Region Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.


This class is full, but you can register below to be put on the waitlist and we will contact you if there is an opening for you!

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:

December 18

January 15

February 19

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, December 1st: Christmas Tree Ornaments with Katie Rowenkamp

No Family Art Table in January or February.

Saturday, March 2nd: Friendship Bracelet’s with Charlotte Mauro

Saturday, April 6th: Paper Flowers with Torri Hanna

Saturday, May 4th: Wind Chimes with Charlotte Mauro

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