The Rumriver Art Center is located in the Old Milk Factory in Anoka. The building was built in 1928 along the Rum River. The art center has several studios in the building with the main entrance at Suite 103. The various studios are available for hourly or daily rental. Contact us for pricing and availability.
Art Café – Suite 103
The Art Café/Main Entrance is located with the entrance on 4th Avenue. The Art Café is used as the main entrance for all of our studios. It is also the home of our gift shop (November – April) and café where you can purchase pre-packaged snacks or a piece of art. We also serve a selection of soft drinks and Keurig coffee.
North Studio – Suite 108
The North Studio is located with the entrance on the corner of Pleasant Avenue and 4th Avenue. The North Studio has private artist studio rental space and is the venue for most of the classes and art events. It is a bright and airy location with plenty of natural light. This location can hold up to 35 people.
South Studio – Suite 102
The South Studio is located with the entrance on 4th Avenue. The South Studio is generally used for smaller classes and open studio sessions. There is natural light from the windows that face the Rum River. This studio holds up to 15 people.
Upstairs Studio – Suite 201
The Upstairs Studio is located with the entrance on 4th Avenue. It is also the home of our 21 Step Gallery so there is new art on the walls each month. Being that we are located in a very old building, there are no elevators or escalators. The only way into the Upstairs Studio is to climb up 18 stairs. We are currently exploring funding options such as grants and fundraisers to get a chair lift installed for the stairway to make this gallery more accessible for everyone. This location can hold up to 30 people.
Rumriver Art Galleries
The Rumriver Art galleries are dedicated to showcasing the talents of local artists in the community. Shows will change monthly. To reserve the gallery you must make a request in writing (emailed to email@example.com) and we will check on availability. CLICK HERE to check out our upcoming exhibits!
All of our private studios are currently rented out. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to be put on a waitlist.
We have 3 private studios in our North Studio and 2 private studios in our Upstairs Studio. Please contact us for availability and rates. Each studio includes utilities, wifi, and 24 hour access. For rental information email email@example.com.