Registration is Open!

Spring Multi-Week Courses

Registration is open for our Spring session of multi-week classes! You will find these classes on the following pages on our website:
Vitality Arts Older Adults Classes
School Age Kids and Homeschool Classes
Pottery Classes


6:00pm Friday, April 12th to 6:00pm Saturday, April 13th

Celebrate 15 years of Rumriver Art Center (founded in 2009) and create art with us during our Art-A-Thon! Whether you are an early bird or a night owl, we have a class for you. There will be a variety of art activities to participate in throughout the 24 hours! Come alone or bring a group. All are welcome! Get your spark going with some creativity and support your community art center.

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.

Registration is open!

Kids Summer Art Camp

June 2024 – August 2024

Rumriver Art Center Summer Art camps provide a stimulating environment for young artists to grow as creative, unique individuals and to learn how to solve problems visually. Campers get to work on a variety of fun projects and participate in the joys of making art with friends, experimenting with painting, drawing, mixed-media, sculpture, and much more! Each camp has a new focus so students that enroll in multiple sessions encounter all new studio projects.

Recent news

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

January 8, 2024

We’re thrilled to unveil Makilyn ‘Mak’ Koep as the new Rumriver Art Center Executive Director.

Those familiar with Mak’s creative leadership at Rumriver Art Center can attest to her captivating and creative impact. We’re thrilled to welcome her as our new Executive Director and envision RRAC’s exciting future ahead. To delve deeper into her introduction – we invite you to grab a cup of coffee/tea and enjoy this personal message… 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! Also, major work on the Highway 10 (and surrounding roads) Anoka road reconstruction project has resumed for the second year and will significantly impact getting to Rumriver Art Center. Please allow yourself extra time to get here and plan your route ahead of time. 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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