Summer Art Camp

Registration is open!

Rumriver Art Center is offering over 40 Kids Summer Art Camps in 2021 – including our NEW Pre-K Craft Camp! The camps provide a stimulating environment for young artists to grow as creative, unique individuals and to learn how to solve problems visually. RRAC continues to follow our COVID-19 policies and procedures in alignment with MN State Guidelines.

Vitality Arts Older Adults: Summer Camp

Registration is open!

The Rumriver Art Center is excited to be partnering with the cities of Anoka, Coon Rapids and Ramsey to offer some amazing in person Summer Art Camps for older adults at local parks. Art camps will be offered at Peninsula Point Park and Akin Riverside Park in Anoka, Lions Park in Coon Rapids and Elmcrest Park in Ramsey. The cities are providing these parks for the camps because they all have shelters, restrooms and parking.

Gallery Show

A New Day Dawning – A Celebration of Spring and Blooming

April 10, 2021 – May 7, 2021

The art gallery show features the artwork of local artists from the community who entered up to three pieces to Rumriver Art Center’s first Call for Entry. The theme of the gallery show as the title suggests is all things spring, nature and blooming.

Elmcrest Art Fair

Sunday, July 11th

Join the city of Ramsey and Rumriver Art Center for the Elmcrest Art Fair! This event will feature local artists selling their work, local food vendors, artist demonstrations, and introductory art classes. Visitors will be able to vote on their favorite artists, with a grand prize of $200 for the “People’s Choice Award.”

Recent news

April 9, 2021

New Art Hanging at Allina

Rumriver Art Center has art on display at Allina’s Customer Experience Center in Coon Rapids, MN (880 Evergreen Blvd, Coon Rapids, MN 55433). The current gallery show features the art of Grace Zimmerman. She has a variety of drawings and acrylic and oil paintings on display. Check out some of her work below! A little… Read More

April 9, 2021

We are looking to add new members to our Board of Directors!

Board Members – Serve a 2-year term and commit to attending the bi-monthly board meetings, assist with governing the organization, attend and help out at events throughout the year. Rumriver Art Center is looking for individuals like you to join our Board of Directors or serve as a Board Committee member. As a Board/Committee Member, you will help… Read More

March 22, 2021

Vitality Arts Virtual Gallery Show Winter 2021

Enjoy the artwork from the Vitality Arts winter session of Painting, Drawing and Pottery. The artwork was created during the 8 week session during the winter.

RRAC's COVID-19 Precautions

With the ongoing public health concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Rumriver Art Center (RRAC) is committed to the health and wellness of our participants, artists, and employees. We are paying close attention to the national and local news about COVID-19, so that we can stay informed and provide a supportive, responsive, and safe environment for our community. By registering for our classes, you are agreeing to abide by our class policies. CLICK HERE TO READ OUR COVID-19 POLICIES

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Rabbit Drawing Project

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Larry Weinberg takes you step-by-step to create a fun rabbit drawing project. Materials Needed: drawing paper, pencil, eraser, and blending stump.