• 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

  • 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!

  • 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

  • Creating A Watercolor Dragonfly with MaryLeah

    Join MaryLeah Marshall as she shows you how to create a marvelous watercolor dragonfly. The materials you will need are 140lb cold press watercolor paper, watercolor round brush watercolor pans, tubes or liquid.

  • Art Gallery 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 last gallery show featured the art of Anton Horishnyk. He had a variety of colorful acrylic paintings on display. Check out some images of his work. The current gallery show features… Read More

  • Vote for Rumriver Art Center to win $1,500 from Connexus Energy!

    Every month, Connexus Energy donates $1,500 to a qualifying charity with the most submissions! You do not need to be a Connexus Energy member to nominate Rumriver Art Center. Use the following link to nominate Rumriver Art Center and please share this with your friends and family! Charity Name: Rumriver Art Center Link to Charity:… Read More

  • The Highwaymen and Albert Earnest Backus

    The Highwaymen and Albert Earnest Backus – A Floridian Artist who spent his life paying it forward. Larry, the Director at The Rumriver Art Center, told me about the Highwaymen, which he had discovered by watching the Antique Roadshow.  I thought I would look into it and see what they were about.  The Highwaymen were a loose… Read More

  • Pencil Feather Drawing

    Watch how Deborah Ann Kirkeeide takes you through the process of a pencil drawing of a feather. Materials you will need is pencil, eraser and drawing paper.

  • Lakefront Watercolor Project With MaryLeah

    MaryLeah Marshall takes you through step by step to create your own summer lakefront watercolor. Materials you will need; 140lb cold pressed watercolor paper, watercolor pans or tubes, watercolor round and flat brush.