Executive Director: Laura Seter


Grants Manager: Holly Alcott


Bookkeeper/Finance Manager: Michele Sorenson


Office Phone: 218-751-5447 or 800-275-5447
Cell Phone: 218-407-2507

Our mailing address:
Region 2 Arts Council
P.O. Box 693
Bemidji, MN 56619

Our location:
505 Bemidji Ave N
Bemidji, MN 56601

Inside the Watermark Art Center

Hours of Operation:
In an effort to best support your access to our staff, please note that our office schedule is currently on a staff rotation cycle. As always, please call ahead to ensure someone is available to meet with you. We strongly recommend contacting us to set up an appointment. Thank you for your understanding.

Staffed Office Hours
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm, Wed.-Fri.
(Inside Watermark Art Center)
Note: All staff are available by email during normal business hours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed for the following Holidays: New Year’s Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

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