School Age Kids and Homeschool Classes

Fall Registration is Open!

Our fall session of kids 8 week classes is open for registration! All of these classes are in-person and limited to 10 students per class. Classes are already filling fast! Register today!

Vitality Arts Older Adults Classes

Fall Registration is open!

Our fall session of vitality arts 8 week classes is open for registration! There are both virtual and in-person options. The Vitality Arts program is devoted to the transformative power of the arts and creativity, inspiring vitality in older adults. Classes are geared and designed to improve the health, well-being, and renewed sense of purpose for adults ages 55 and older, but any adult can register.

Vitality Arts Adult Summer Camp

Adult camps are open to anyone 21 and older – register today!

Nature Watercolor 8/16 to 8/20, 9am to 12pm, Anoka Peninsula Point Park (1 spot left)
Plein Air Watercolor Painting 8/16 to 8/20, 9am to 12pm, Coon Rapids Lions Coon Creek Park (6 spots left)

Recent news

July 22, 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 Anita Cholewa & Cheryl Barr. They have a variety of watercolor paintings on display. Check out some of their work below!

July 21, 2021

Abstract in Motion Gallery Show

July 17, 2021 – August 9, 2021 Rumriver Art Center is hosting a new art show titled Abstract in Motion in its gallery.  The gallery show features the artwork of mentor, Jerry Jorgenrud and his mentee, Bill Hogan. They participated in Rumriver Art Center’s 2020-2021 Emerging Artist Mentorship Program for Older Adults Ages 55+. The purpose of… Read More

July 21, 2021

Emerging 55+ Artist Mentorship Program

Rumriver Art Center is excited to announce that it will be offering an Emerging 55+ Artist Mentorship Program in 2021-2022. The mentorship program will begin in November 2021 and end in July 2022. The mentors and mentees will be selected from the pool of applicants to participate in the program. All mentee applicants must be ages 55+. There is… Read More

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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Meet Dianne Novak: Mentee from Rumriver Art Center’s 2020-21 Artist Mentorship Program

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I sat down with Dianne Novak to see how her year with our mentorship program went for her, I asked her when did she first think she wanted to be an artist? Dianne always thought of herself as a writer and didn’t think she could be an artist as well. She grew up surrounded by… Read More