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Learn basic calligraphy practices, stroke sequencing, and more.  In this class you will learn the basic startup skills and techniques necessary for beginning calligraphy.  You will create an inspired piece combining the use of calligraphy and painting.

Saturday, February 11th from 10-3pm with a 30 minute lunch.  Supplies included in the cost of the class.  Class is open to ages 18+ with a class size limit of 16.  If this class does not have 8 participants sign-up it will be cancelled.

Pre-Registration is REQUIRED.

GRA Member: $40/Non-Member: $45

About the Artist

Anita Hendrickx is a professional calligrapher as well as artist in other mediums. Anita is an art teacher for ROCORI High school, grades 9-12.

To sign up register online at, call 320-632-0960, or stop by GRA in person.


$500 Support Level 



$100 Support Level



Join Us As We Grow The Arts In Little Falls! 

Join Great River Arts as we make downtown Little Falls come alive with the sights and sounds of live music, dinner theatre, classes and workshops, visual and literary arts and video arts/community television.  Without community support, this amazing space would not be possible.

We Are Grateful For Our Members. Sponsors, And Fantastic Donors!

Remember, as a 501(c)3 Non-Profit your contribution is tax-deductible!

Donations can also be made by calling our offices and donating over the phone, mailing in your donation, or in-person at Great River Arts.


Looking for a fun night out? Register for February’s sip and paint night at Great River Arts in downtown Little Falls. The class will take place Wednesday, February 15th from 5:00-7:30pm.  Bar opens at 5:00, class from 5:30-7:30pm, Member $35/person, Non-Member$39/person.  This event is adults only, 21+, with a class size limit of 20.  Pre-registration is required.  Call 320.632.0960 to register or register online at

At this event we will be celebrating Valentines Day with a painting of two loveable bears!  Create a lovely gift or design it with your home in mind.  Come out with your loved ones, friends, or family and enjoy the spirit of the holiday.  Perfect for all skill levels, GRA staff will lead you step by step through the process and at the end of the night you will go home with a completed work of art!  Each class provides a stress-free and approachable environment to learn a variety of painting skills. All creation materials are provided in addition to instruction. Beverages are available for purchase throughout the evening. Light snacks will be provided.

This item is purchased as a gift (amount decided by customer). A paper copy is given to the customer.
This item is purchased as a gift (amount decided by customer). A paper copy is given to the customer.
This item is purchased as a gift (amount decided by customer). A paper copy is given to the customer.


In this class the participant will explore various layering processes in abstract painting and drawing to create depth and texture in your art.  Works will be created on paper.

February 25th, 11-1pm

Ages 13+, If this class does not have 6 participants sign-up it will be cancelled.

Member: $30/ Non-Member $35


About the Artist

Gina is an intuitive abstract painter creating with water-based mediums on paper and canvas. Her process journeys inward to a site of discovery, growth, challenge, and stillness as she bonds materials to surroundings, finding trust in the act and beauty in each layer. Through her meditative process, she infuses patience and adaptability into her work, welcoming new techniques, materials, relationships, and approaches as they develop in real time. She refines her process in small moments and allows the works itself to provide instantaneous feedback and modify her path with purpose and intention. Space, environment, and land transpose into Gina's dreamlike works that mingle her sense of place, vast landscapes, memories, collage, color relationships, and energy. Her ethereal paintings work to soothe the mind and create space for moments of contemplation, softness, and personal reflection. She works in fluid layers, with each revealing new energy and emotions, delving deeper into her own and our collective psyche.


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