Special Events

The Minnesota Porcelain Art Guild hosts special events throughout the year. Scroll down and see what’s coming!


21st Porcelain Art Guild School
October 19-21, 2020
Christ the King Lutheran Church
1660 Birch Lake Avenue • White Bear Lake, MN 55110
9:30 am to 4:30 pm daily

The MPAG Education Committee is pleased to present another great painting opportunity at our 2020 School. All levels of students are welcome. We have four teachers for you to choose from, each presenting their own original designs and techniques.

The cost of the three-day event, covering the class and lunches (supplies not included): $275.00 for members (add an additional $25.00 Guild membership for non-members).

A down-payment of $125.00 is required to hold your place.
Mail to: Val Naber, N12011 County Road SS, Wheeler, WI 54772

We realize that plans may have to change based on pandemic restrictions, but we are proceeding with hopeful hearts. If we have to postpone the school, full refunds will be issued.

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Teacher/Class Choices

Joan Frandle: Animal of your choice. Traditional China painting technique on piece of your choice.


Ardy Bernier: One fire grounding, pen work, white velvet, traditional painting. Seven inch or larger box, use teacher design or design of your own with teacher approval. It’s possible that students will have time for more than one piece.


Nancy Bergman:  Use teacher design or design your own piece. Lusters, raised paste, metallics, on piece of your choice with teacher approval.


Val Naber: Use teacher design or design your own piece. Penwork, Base for Gold, etching, Liquid Gold Bright, on piece of your choice.  It’s possible that students will have time to do more than one piece.

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2020 Holiday Luncheon
Coming in December 2020
Check back for details!

2017 Piece by Ardy Bernier, Leta Clemons Award


Founders’ Day Activities and Spring Luncheon
The Founders’ Day event typically takes place annually each May. It includes demonstrations, painting competitions, auctions, drawings, door prizes, and of course, lunch! Please plan to join us in 2021 for the great fun of good fellowship with like-minded artists.