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.

Kids Summer Art Camp

7/12 – 7/15 1:30pm – 3:30pm Pre-K Craft Camp for ages 3 – 6 (4 spots left)
8/9 – 8/13 9:00am – 12:00pm Wheel Throwing Pottery (1 spot left)
8/23 – 8/27 9:00am – 12:00pm Nature Art Sketchbook (1 spot left)

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.

Gallery Show

Changes Gallery Show

June 19, 2021 – July 12, 2021

Rumriver Art Center will be hosting a new art show titled Changes in its gallery. The show opening is Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 2pm-4pm.

The gallery show will feature the artwork of teaching artist and mentor, Cheryl Barr and her mentee, Anita Cholewa. They participated in Rumriver Art Center’s 2020-2021 Emerging Artist Mentorship Program for Older Adults Ages 55+. The purpose of the artist mentorship program is to provide older adults who never had the opportunity to find their artistic voice during their youth a chance to explore and find it now.

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

June 7, 2021

Spring 2021 Vitality Arts Virtual Gallery Show

Rumriver Art Center has a Vitality Arts Program for Older Adults Ages 55+. We offer 8 week courses in a variety of mediums throughout the year. At the end of each 8 week session, we have a culminating event to celebrate the talents and artwork of our Vitality Arts program participants. Since the pandemic, we… Read More

May 18, 2021

NEW Mask Policy/COVID-19 Precautions

We are optimistic that the CDC and the State of Minnesota have relaxed some of the COVID-19 policies. However, in order to maintain a safe environment, we will continue with precautionary measures at the Rumriver Art Center.  Outdoor drop off and pick up for camps and classes Hand sanitizing and disinfectant policies are still in… Read More

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!

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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Rumriver Art Center has a Vitality Arts Program for Older Adults Ages 55+. We offer 8 week courses in a variety of mediums throughout the year. At the end of each 8 week session, we have a culminating event to celebrate the talents and artwork of our Vitality Arts program participants. Since the pandemic, we… Read More