Second Saturdays at TCAA

You may associate our Second Saturdays with our long running Crossing Kids programming but did you know that there are also opportunities to visit with featured member artists, trunk shows with visiting artists, workshops for adults, and more? Mark your calendars for art filled fun, every Second Saturday at TCAA. 


August second saturday

- August 11 -

Join us for Second Saturday events at TCAA!

10 to 11:30am & 12 to 1:30pm 

There will be two time slots for our Crossing Art Kids class. Kids will be creating fabric printed art. This class is sponsored in honor of Evelyn Matthies. Pre-registration is required for this class. To register click the folowing link:

If you need to cancel after you have registered, PLEASE contact us at 218-833-0416 to let us know so we can give your space to another child who may be on the waiting list. $3 per child/$5 per family material fee requested, no child is turned away due to need. Located in our classroom at 711 Laurel St, downtown Brainerd. 

10am to 12pm

Meet our featured Member Artist, Susan Manchester, and view some of her unique bead woven jewelry and other works on display. Talk with her and learn more about her beautiful work, which she has been creating for over 25 years.  

10am to 2pm

In the Gallery - Our current exhibition, 'Dave Boran's Photography Of The Lakes Area Music Festival' will be on display. Enjoy some wonderful photographs of the beautiful moments of the Lakes Area Music Festival captured throughout the year.

This is a unique opportunity to talk with our local artists, learn about their work, and show them support.

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Crossing Arts Kids offers monthly workshops, special exhibits, summer camps, Arty Parties, and more. Encouraging kids in all their creative endeavors. 

Saturday, August 11

Fabric Printing

Sponsored In Honor Of Evelyn Matthies

Classes are held from 10-11:30 am and 12-1:30 pm in our classroom. A $3 per child/$5 per family donation for materials is requested, but no child will be turned away due to need. Pre-registration is required for all these classes. 


Are you an artist interested in participating in our Second Saturday event as a visiting artist? Want to join us for a 1-day trunk show, workshop, or mini-exhibits? These opportunities are open to artists from outside the TCAA membership who want to be introduced to the arts community in the Lakes Area. Contact us for more information on these opportunities.