Vitality Arts Older Adults 8 Week Courses

The next session of Vitality Arts classes begin the week of September 21. There are different mediums to choose from: Drawing, Hand-Built Pottery, Acrylic Painting, Wheel Throwing, and Watercolor Painting. All the classes meet once a week for 8 weeks. The classes are all virtual via Zoom, except for Wheel Throwing Pottery, which will meet in-person at the art center. 

School Age Kids and Homeschool 6 Week Courses

The next 6 week session of school age kids and homeschool classes begin the week of September 14. There are many classes to choose from: Artist Sketchbook/Drawing; Watercolor Painting; Sculpture, Paper Mache & More; Acrylic Painting; Art History & Exploration; Polymer Clay; Wheel Throwing; and Drawing Outside the Lines. All the classes meet once a week for 6 weeks. Most of the classes can be taken either virtually via Zoom or in-person.

Wheel Throwing Pottery Classes

Come try out a potter’s wheel and get your hands dirty! We have a variety of wheel throwing pottery classes for the new potter as well as for the more advanced. Classes include introductory wheel throwing classes, multi-week courses, and open studio. All wheel throwing classes are for students ages 10 and older.

Last Chance – Summer Camp

Upcoming Camp Availability: 7 spots left in Batman and Friends 8/31 – 9/3 PM, 4 spots left in Wheel Throwing Pottery 8/31 – 9/3 PM. Most of our remaining camps are full! Don’t miss out. Register Now!

In order to keep all participants healthy and safe, we have developed new procedures and are following all guidelines for social distancing as outlined by the MN Department of Health.

Recent news

August 9, 2020

Six New Murals Installed to the 4th Ave side of RRAC

On Saturday August 8th six murals were installed on the 4th Ave side of the Rumriver Art Center. The six murals were created by artists Mike and Jes Johnson, Anton Horishnyk, Steve Savior, Geno Okok, Chris Bowman, Angie Renee, Jerry, Hailey, CeCe, Kali Jo, Franny, and Lynnea. These amazing murals are 4ft x 10ft and… Read More

August 9, 2020

Connexus Energy Grant Winner

The Rumriver Art Center won the $1,500 Connexus Energy Grant! Thank you to all of you who voted for us. This money has a huge impact and makes a big difference for us as a small non-profit. We appreciate all your support. Thank you!

August 1, 2020

RRAC Mentor Program: Meet Jerry Jorgenrud

I want to introduce you to Jerry Jorgenrud.  Jerry is an artist and one of the mentors for this year’s mentorship program at The Rumriver Art Center.  Earlier this summer I had the opportunity to watch him paint, which you can see as well on the video below.  I was inspired by his use of color and how… Read More

RRAC's COVID-19 Precautions

With the rising 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. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL POLICY

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Six New Murals Installed to the 4th Ave side of RRAC

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On Saturday August 8th six murals were installed on the 4th Ave side of the Rumriver Art Center. The six murals were created by artists Mike and Jes Johnson, Anton Horishnyk, Steve Savior, Geno Okok, Chris Bowman, Angie Renee, Jerry, Hailey, CeCe, Kali Jo, Franny, and Lynnea. These amazing murals are 4ft x 10ft and… Read More