Puppetry 101 Class

with Rebecca Heerdt, “Studio 155 on Main”

Rebecca Heerdt

Art Instructor | Board Member

Rebecca is a Special Education teacher, art teacher, film producer, set designer, pianist and composer. She is President of the Renville County Music Teachers Association (Club 88) and Music Chairman of the MN Federation of Music Clubs Scholarship and Awards Committee and their Parade of American Music.

Puppetry 101 Class

with Rebecca Heerdt, “Studio 155 on Main”

THURSDAYS, MARCH 18, 25, APRIL 1, 8th, 2021 | Via ZOOM

Children will experience graduated skill development through Interactive ZOOM sessions by making finger puppets in Week 1, hand puppets in Week 2, String puppets/marionettes in Week 3 and lastly, shadow and stick puppets in Week 4.

Grades 1-3 meet 3:30PM – 4:30PM

Grades 4-6 meet at 5PM – 6PM

Maximum Class Size: 10 students

Materials included and should be picked up at the Cultural Centre on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021 between 4:00 – 5:30PM


Michele Steffen Exhibition - January 2022

Paint | "Portraits, Figures and Fairy Tales"

Heather MacKenzie Exhibition - March 2022

Textile | "Textile in Code"

Tales from the Tall Grass Prairie - March 19th, 2022

Spoken Word | Themed "Uncomfortable Differences" this showing is a fundraiser for the Tinnes-Baker House

J. Arthur Anderson Exhibition- April 2022

"Bearing Witness"

Mary Schroepfer Exhibition - May 2022

Paint | "The Love of Painting"

The Renville County Market in Bird Island - May through August 2022

Wednesday evenings 4-7pm | Join us for local vendors, food, live music, art and community! May 25th - August 31st, 2022

Doug Pederson Exhibition - June 2022

"Wood, Bone & Oil"

Pearl Ziegenhagen Exhibition - July 2022

Watercolor | "My World in Watercolor"

McKenna Lilja Exhibition - August 2022

Multi-media | "Courageous Creativity"

Dena Bickhardt - September 2022

"Embracing the Challenge of Blindness" Sculptural Exhibition

Kalher & Happel Exhibition - October 2022

"Shades of Superstition Mountain"

Bird Island's Old Fashioned Christmas Market - December 2nd, 2022

An old fashioned community Christmas gathering and market with all the charm of your favorite Hallmark movie.


640 Dogwood Avenue P.O. Box 434
Bird Island, MN 55310
(320) 365-1011


Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Summer Hours (May 1st - Aug. 31st)

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm; Saturday 1-4pm



This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board and The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.