Kids Summer Art Camp

Camp Update: we only have spots remaining in 16 camps and 13 of those are almost full (2 or less spots remaining) – register today!

Rumriver Art Center is offering over 50 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 Adult Summer Camp

Adult camps are open to anyone 21 and older – register today!

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 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

Student Art Show 2021

May 22, 2021 – June 11, 2021

Rumriver Art Center will be hosting a Student Art Show in its art gallery. The show opening is Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 2pm-4pm.

The art gallery show will feature the artwork of Rumriver Art Center students who took one or more classes in 2020 either in-person or virtually via Zoom. 2- and 3-Dimensional artwork in a variety of mediums, including oil, acrylic, drawing, pottery, watercolor, mixed-media and more, will be on display. Students who submitted artwork participated in Vitality Arts Older Adult Classes, Adult Classes, Kids Classes, Homeschool Classes, Pottery Classes, Community Art Classes and more.

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 30, 2021

Kicking off 11 days of generosity with SpringForwardMN!

CLICK HERE TO DONATE!Kicking off 11 days of generosity! Each time you make a gift during SpringForwardMN (GiveMN) May 1-11, you could help Rumriver Art Center win a bonus grant! In fact, there are 165 chances to win part of the $50,000 bonus grant pool. CLICK HERE to donate!

April 12, 2021

Check Out Rumriver Art Center on QCTV!

Rumriver Art Center was interviewed by QCTV on our brand new summer art camps for older adults ages 55+. We are excited to be partnering with the cities of Anoka, Coon Rapids and Ramsey to offer 13 camps at local parks. Art camps will be offered at Peninsula Point Park and Akin Riverside Park in… Read More

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

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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Tulips Watercolor Project

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MaryLeah Marshall takes you through the process of painting beautiful Tulips using watercolors. Materials Needed: watercolor paper, paintbrush, watercolor paint, pencil, and eraser.