Artist Registration is Open!

Two Rivers Art Fair: Drawn Together

Saturday, July 20th, 2024

Join the City of Ramsey and Rumriver Art Center for the Two Rivers Art Fair: Drawn Together! You will be able to share and sell your art with the community. This event will also feature local food vendors, artist demonstrations, and introductory art classes. Visitors will be able to vote on their favorite artists, with a grand prize for the “People’s Choice Award.”

Submit your artwork now!

Rumriver Art Center’s June Call for Entry: Trash to Treasure

The deadline for entry is Thursday, May 9 at 11:59pm Central Standard Time (CST)

Trash to Treasure – submit artwork that transforms ordinary, everyday objects into extraordinary artwork. Pieces may include literal trash that you picked up off the street or giving something boring an imaginative twist to create a piece of art. We are excited to see what fun things you come up with.

Registration is open!

Vitality Arts Older Adults Summer Art Camp

June 2024 – August 2024

The Rumriver Art Center is excited to be partnering with the cities of Anoka, Coon Rapids and Ramsey to offer some amazing Summer Art Camps for adults at local parks. The cities are providing these parks for the camps because they all have shelters, restrooms and parking.

Recent news

March 11, 2024

Art-A-Thon – You’re Invited to our Art Marathon!

Celebrate 15 years of creativity at Rumriver Art Center! Come create art and enjoy various free or paid events during Art-A-Thon! Enjoy this video with QCTV that highlights some of the exciting features of this event.

February 24, 2024

Summer Art Fair: Save the Date & Contest!

Our Summer Art Fair (Elmcrest Art Fair) is on the move to ‘The Draw’ at 7401 E Ramsey Pkwy, Ramsey, MN 55303, on Saturday, July 20th, 2024. *Save the date! We’d love your help to spread the news!* Help us rename The ‘Elmcrest Art Fair’ to win a $20 RRAC gift code. With this exciting… Read More

February 5, 2024

Congratulations to the ‘Art of the Word’ People’s Choice Award Winners

Congratulations to the People’s Choice Award winners at Rumriver Art Center’s Jan Johansen gallery show: Art of the Word! Our gallery artist’s incredible talent shone through in this amazing show. Viewers had the tough task of choosing their favorites. Here are the People’s Choice winners: First Place – Mitch Hansen – 2050 Second Place –… Read More

How do I get to Rumriver Art Center and where do I enter for my class?

We have many studio spaces and entrances here at Rumriver Art Center and it can be confusing to figure out which door you need to enter from! Click to check out our Contact, Hours & Directions page to see pictures of the entrances and info on how to get to Rumriver Art Center.

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Discover the Magic of “Nooks and Crannies Coalesce”: Layl McDill’s Sculptural Marvels

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Rumriver Art Center proudly presents “Nooks and Crannies Coalesce,” a captivating gallery show featuring the vibrant imaginative sculptures of artist Layl McDill. We hope you’ll join us for these upcoming events featuring: Layl McDill, Nooks and Crannies Coalesce. Located in the Jan Johansen Gallery at Rumriver Art Center. Show Opening: Saturday, April 20, 2-4 pm Meet the… Read More