Oil Painting for Beginners

  • When Saturday, February 23, 10 am - 4 pm
  • Where Kaddatz Galleries
  • Cost $60 supplies are provided


Artist Jona Brown will demonstrate two different approaches to painting with oils and will explore composition, texture, and technique in this 1-day, 5-hour beginner’s class. Bring a photo to work from and/or paint from the still life provided. All supplies will be provided, there will be an hour break for lunch at 12 pm.

Screen Printing Workshop

  • When Friday, February 22nd @ 9am - 4pm, Saturday, February 23rd @ 9am - 4pm
  • Where Friday at Kaddatz Galleries, Saturday at the Dept. of Visual Arts M State – Fergus Falls Campus, room W626
  • Cost Free! 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.

Visiting Artists Collaborative Screen Printing Workshop

Join Colorado-based artists Joshua Butler and Matthew Hanson-Weller, Nebraska-based artist Howard Paine, and Washington-based artist Cody Spiegel for this unique opportunity!*

Kaddatz Galleries and M State are partnering for the First Annual Visiting Artists Workshop series. This workshop will be an exploration of printmaking where participants will engage in screen printing demonstrations, artist talks, discussions on the significance and legacy of printmaking, and the conception and creation of a collaborative artwork which will be shown throughout the region.

Previous screen-printing experience is not required to participate in the workshop.

Space is limited to 25 participants.


Kaddatz After School Artz Academy for Grades K-4 with Jacqueline Ness-Ludwig

  • When Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 3 - May 23, 3:45-5:00pm
  • Where Kaddatz Galleries
  • Cost $25/Week OR Check Out Monthly Payment Options Below

Kaddatz Galleries is now offering After School Artz Academy for K-4th graders that provides structured and creative educational arts programming with teacher Jacqueline Ness-Ludwig. From week to week students will grow in their artistic understandings, skills and abilities as they progress through a variety of media and art topics. Although a new student can join at any time, due to the comprehensive nature of the program we would like enrolled students to attend as much as possible through May 23.

Payment Options: Weekly: $25


  • $112.5/January (9 days),
  • $87.50/February (7 days; no school/no Artz Feb. 28),
  • $100/March (8 days),
  • $112.50/April (9 days),
  • $75/May (6 days; program ends May 23)

Transportation: There will be a bus for Fergus Falls Public School Students from Kennedy School to the Kaddatz Galleries.

What to Bring: A snack & your creativity!

Lake Region Healthcare’s Health and Wellness Hub will be hosting M/W/F after school CrossFit Kids classes; visit www.lrhc.org for more info and to register.

Sign up for both and you’ll have week long after-school care!



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:

January 15

February 19

March 19

April 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 (Temporary Pebble Lake Rd Location)

Saturday, December 1st: Christmas Tree Ornaments with Katie Rowenkamp

No Family Art Table in January or February.

@ Moves back to Library (Cascade St. Location)

Saturday, March 2nd: Multi-Media Frames 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 info@kaddatzgalleries.org 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 amanda@kaddatzgalleries.org.