• Elmcrest Art Fair – Thank You!

    A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Incredible Art Fair Community!We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who made our Art Fair an unforgettable success!

  • Long term closure of eastbound Hwy 10 ramp to 7th Avenue

    Eastbound Hwy 10 ramp to Ferry Street closes this weekend, June 16-19Please remember the eastbound Hwy 10 ramp to Ferry St. will be closed from 10 p.m. Fri, June 16 through 5 a.m. Mon, June 19 for pipe work. Drivers will need to use one of the detour routes over the weekend to avoid the… Read More

  • Unveiling Infinite Creativity: Introducing Kenya Letourneau

    My artistic style is unique and varied, with inspiration coming from everything around me. Whether it’s my children, food, nature, or other people, my work is a reflection of my imaginative spirit. I like to think outside the box, and my pieces often blur the lines between different artistic styles, ranging from realistic impressionism to… Read More

  • Rumriver Art Center Voted 2nd Place Best Art Studio

    Minnesota Parent put out a survey that included Rumriver Art Center as one of the options for Best Art Studio and our fans spoke up! You voted us into 2nd place – THANK YOU! Check out the article below. Minnesota Parents Share Their Family Favorites! During January 2023, Minnesota Parents voted for their family’s favorite… Read More

  • Sneak Peek: Check out this behind the scenes video on our Charcoal Portraits Course

    Teaching Artist Sanjukta Mitra helps her students learn techniques to create stunning charcoal portraits. 

  • Which Hwy 10 Anoka roads are open and closed? This May 2023 overview map should help.

    Spring has sprung which means the second year of construction is in full swing on the Hwy 10 work zone in Anoka. There have been a lot of traffic shifts, road and ramp closures these past few weeks. It’s not always easy to visualize what’s open and what’s closed. This map shows the current traffic… Read More

  • 2023 North Artists Studio Crawl

    The North Artists Studio Crawl is an annual self-guided driving tour of artists’ studios in the northern metro area of the Twin Cities. Admission to the studios is free. Some studios feature live demonstrations, and there’s art for sale at all. The 2023 crawl dates are Saturday, May 6th and Sunday, May 7st, 10am to… Read More

  • Hwy 10 weekend closure March 17-20

    Ferry Street Closed over Highway 10 Ferry St. at Hwy 10 closed March 17 through fall 2023 Major work on the Hwy 10 Anoka road reconstruction project will soon resume for the second year. The first traffic impact will be a full weekend closure of Hwy 10, and the closure of Ferry St. at Hwy… Read More

  • 100 Day Project

    Give your 2023 creative goals a powerful boost!Rumriver Art Center’s 100 Day Project began Monday, January 16, but you can still join and enjoy the benefits. Engaging in this program gives you: accountability, community and encouragement to hit your goals. Request to join our free Facebook Group to participate: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1530790537368969

  • Rumriver Art Center is Looking for Board Members

    Rumriver Art Center is looking for individuals like you to join our Board of Directors or serve as a Board Committee member. As a Board/Committee Member, you will help us chart our future with the community. You don’t have to be an artist…just an art enthusiast. We are looking for individuals from a variety of… Read More