Friends of the Arts Classes and Events



Classes for winter and Spring at Northwoods Friends of the Arts Gallery, 210 River St., Cook, MN next to Dream Weaver Salon and Spa.   To register: Email  Or call Alberta Whitenack 218-666-2153.



Writers Group:  2nd Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.;

Open Painting:  3rd Saturday at 1:00 p.m. 


Georgia Kandiko Water Color Workshop—

Currently, Northwoods Friends of the Arts is hosting a special artist, Georgia Kandiko, who will conduct  a two day watercolor painting workshop May 8th and 9th.   “All About Color” will be held at Doug  Johnson Community Center on that Monday and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  All registrations must be paid by March 31st to attend the class on May 8th.  The at cost price of this class is $60.  To register: Email  Or call Alberta Whitenack 218-666-2153. NWFA; PO Box 44, Cook, MN  55723


Spring Art Expo 2017 has put out the call for artists in the area to submit art for display in businesses in the Cook area.  See the opportunity by calling Alberta at  218-666-2153 or on the website: .
The next SAE planning meeting is Tues., March 28 at 11:00 a.m. at The Gallery in Cook.  Everyone is welcome.  Creative ideas are welcome.

"Take Your Best Shot" annual photo contest is ongoing until June 3rd.  You may enter as many times as you please at $10 each time for adults.  Contact Alberta Whitenack 218-666-2153 or download at the website:

Book Signing: The author, H.A. Dale, will be signing books at The Gallery April 8th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m..  He has written a book, "Legends of Kee Tov".

Northwoods Friends of the Arts is a non-profit regional organization in support of all forms of art and artists in the Cook region.  The Friends of the Arts Gallery in Cook is at 210 River St.  Winter hours are Thurs. and Fri. from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sat. from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  See Friends of the Arts website: