Special Events

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

So sorry to say this event has been cancelled by order of the governor.

2020 Holiday Luncheon
Midland Hills Country Club
2001 Fulham Street, Roseville, MN 55113

2017 Piece by Ardy Bernier, Leta Clemons Award

Join us for a fun event as we celebrate together! There will be door prizes, a painted gift exchange (mug, ornament, or small box) for any artists who would like to participate, Christmas Bingo and other games, a delicious meal, and a delightful time of enjoying each other’s company (at a safe distance). Please come!

Cost: $35.00.
Your paid reservation is due by November 30, 2020. 

Please indicate your food choice (see below) on your check. Write checks payable to MPAG and send to:

Barbie Braman
8040 Stevens Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55420

Food Choices (each meal includes salad, whipped Yukon Gold potatoes, and a vegetable, with coffee and tea provided):

  • Premier Chicken Florentine — roasted red pepper, spinach and feta stuffed chicken breast with pesto cream sauce
  • Pork Tenderloin Medallions — topped with whole grain mustard-honey sauce
  • Walleye Pike — lightly breaded and baked with lemon and tarter sauce


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.

21st Porcelain Art Guild School

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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 2020 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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