School Age Kids and Homeschool Classes

Fall Registration is Open!

We have space available in the following classes:
Tuesdays 9/28 to 11/16: 6pm – 7:30pm Sculpture (in-person)
Wednesdays 9/29 to 11/17: 3pm – 4:30pm Teen Drawing/Sketchbook (virtual)
Thursdays 9/30 to 11/18: 9:30 -12pm Animal Sculpture (in-person)

Vitality Arts Older Adults Classes

Fall Registration is open!

We have space available in the following classes:
Mondays 9/27 – 11/15: 9am -12pm Introduction to Drawing Virtual 4 Week Course 9/27 – 10/18 (Virtual) & Drawing the Seasons with Deb Virtual 4 Week Course 10/25 – 11/15 (virtual)
Mondays 9/27 – 11/15: 2pm – 4pm Hand-Built Pottery (Virtual)
Tuesdays 9/28 – 11/16: 1pm – 3pm Drawing Outside Lines (Virtual)
Wednesdays 9/29 – 11/17: 9:30am – 12pm Advanced Wheel Throwing Pottery (In Person)
Wednesdays 9/29 – 11/17: 1pm – 3:30pm Watercolor Painting (Virtual)
Thursdays 9/30 – 11/18: 9:30am-12pm Animal Clay Sculpture (in Person)

Halloween Events

Throughout the month of October we have a lot of fun Halloween activities including the Anoka Halloween Paint Night, Kids Coloring Contest, Halloween Glass Mosaic Class, Clay Sugar Skull Class, and a Clay Haunted House Class!

Recent news

September 14, 2021

9/17 Friday Night Art Conversation with Wou Browne

Join us on Friday September 17th at 6pm for our host artist is Wou Browne. Wou is an amazing young artist who has a studio at The Rumriver Art Center and he will be sharing his thoughts on his art and his creative process. https://occ.sn/qGv4hHC9

September 14, 2021

Emerging Artists Mentorship Program

The Rumriver Art Center just completed its second year of it’s Emerging Older Adult artists program. The program is a 12 month program where a older adult emerging artists gets to work with a mentor. The emerging artists are chosen from applications from older adults in the North Metro and then paired with artist mentor.

August 27, 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 Jerry Jorgenrud and Bill Hogan. They have a variety of watercolor paintings on display. Check out some of their work below!

Masks Now Required at Rumriver Art Center

Because the COVID-19 Delta variant is shown to spread more easily, MDH and CDC recommend everyone, both fully vaccinated and unvaccinated, wear a mask in public, indoor settings in areas with substantial or high transmission. Anoka County is now classified as an area of high transmission. You can get more information on this from the Minnesota Department of Health here: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/facecover.html As a result of this, Rumriver Art Center is requiring that all class participants (whether vaccinated or not) and staff wear masks while in the art center. Thank you for helping us keep our staff and patrons safe! Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Emerging Artists Mentorship Program

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The Rumriver Art Center just completed its second year of it’s Emerging Older Adult artists program. The program is a 12 month program where a older adult emerging artists gets to work with a mentor. The emerging artists are chosen from applications from older adults in the North Metro and then paired with artist mentor.