• Patti Hartwell Artist Talk and Meet the Artist have been rescheduled

    Patti’s Artist Talk and Meet the Artist have been rescheduled for Saturday 11/26, 1pm – 2pm: meet the artist, 2pm – 4pm: artist talk.

  • Give to the Max Thursday, November 17th

    Give to the Max is coming up! Check out all of the things you support when you donate to Rumriver Art Center! Donate now.

  • Sumi-e: Winter Pine with Little Bird Class

    Join us Saturday, December 10th and learn to paint the sumi-e way using ink, watercolor, rice paper, and bamboo brushes. You will learn a variety of brushstroke techniques while painting snowy pine branches with a little bird. Class includes morning and afternoon demonstrations plus open painting time. Beginning through advanced artists welcome.Click the link to… Read More

  • Wild About Water People’s Choice Award Winners

    The votes are in! Congratulations to the following artists for being awarded People’s Choice in the Wild About Water Exhibit in the Jan Johansen Gallery at the Rumriver Art Center.First place goes to Madigan Cochran-Bjerke for her watercolor painting “Agate Beach”Second place goes to Carol Collins for her oil painting “Splash Down”Third place goes to… Read More

  • Operating Support Grant from MN State Arts Board

    Rumriver Art Center just recently received an Operating Support Grant from the MN State Arts Board. The grant provides general operating support to high quality, established arts organizations that produce, present, or exhibit works of art; to organizations that provide a broad range of services to artists; and to community arts schools and conservatories that… Read More

  • Raku Workshop – Registration is open and FREE to spectate!

    PARTICIPATE IN THE CLASS! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER: https://app.getoccasion.com/xp/bsZKlBjHCome join teaching artists Heather Barr and Makilyn Koep in this specialty workshop focusing on Western Raku techniques. This two-day workshop covers both throwing forms inspired by traditional Raku as well as the process and finishing techniques of firing the pots with a Raku kiln. The first day will focus… Read More

  • RRAC Featured in KARE 11 Communities that KARE

    We were featured in the KARE 11 Communities that KARE segment this week! Our mission is to make a difference through art by being a welcoming and inspiring environment for artists of all ages to explore their creative potential through our classes, collaborations, and partnerships in the North Metro. Check it out! Read the full… Read More

  • Temporary Office Hours Change

    Friday, September 2nd – Friday, October 7th office hours will be by appointment only. Email sales @rumriverart.com or call 763-323-8830 to make an appointment if you need to stop in.

  • The Arts Midwest GIG Fund: Mural Project

    A big thank you and round of applause for Geno Okok and everyone who participated in our latest mural project at the art center. The mural turned out absolutely stunning and is the perfect addition to the other seven murals hanging on the outside of the art center facility. The goal of this mural project… Read More

  • Central MN State Arts Board Project Grant

    We just recently recevied a grant from the Central MN State Arts Board to offer Senior Art-Reach classes for older adults ages 55+ at St. Michael Library and Elk River Senior Center. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Central MN Arts Board, thanks to a legislative… Read More