Author: Kirstin Kasa

  • “Rock and Rollerskate”: Rachel Coyne’s Artistic Tribute to Skating Culture

    “Rock and Rollerskate” captures the vibrant colors, exhilarating freedom, and sheer fun of roller skating. The paintings evoke the nostalgia of 60’s-80’s skating rinks, filled with awesome music and young love. Take an artistic trip down memory lane, rekindling memories and sharing stories. This captivating show will be on display through July 3, 2024. We… Read More

  • Rumriver Art Center is Honored as a Top Art Studio by Minnesota Parent Family Favorite Awards

    Your incredible support and creativity made this possible! Thank you for being an essential part of our community! Check out the creative magic happening at Rumriver Art Center (Video Below). To view the Family Favorites list, click over to: https://www.minnesotaparent.com/familyfavorites/ Visit the Rumriver Art Center Calendar to plan your next creative adventure!

  • 🎨 Exciting News! 🎨

    We are deeply grateful to have been awarded the Flexible Support Grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council. This grant enables us to offer accessible art classes and activities. This support is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the… Read More

  • Exploring Nature’s Canvas: MaryLeah Marshall’s Season Inspired Art

    Journey through the seasons with MaryLeah Marshall’s captivating paintings as your guide. In this blog, we delve into her paintings that capture the rhythms of nature. We hope you’ll join us for these upcoming events featuring: MaryLeah Marshall, Themes from Nature: A Collection. Located in the 21 Step Gallery at Rumriver Art Center. Show Opening: Saturday, May 18,… Read More

  • From Brave New Ventures to Masterpieces, ‘It’s Never Too Late to be an Artist’ Showcase

    Prepare to be inspired by Dianne Luckett’s remarkable exhibition, “It’s Never Too Late to Be an Artist,” at Rumriver Art Center. Luckett proves that the path to artistic fulfillment is without a deadline. We hope you’ll join us for these upcoming events featuring: Dianne Luckett, It’s Never Too Late to be an Artist. Located in the Jan… Read More

  • A heartfelt THANKS to our sponsors, volunteers, and participants who made Art-A-Thon an incredible success!

    Special thanks to Bach to Rock – Coon Rapids, all of our amazing Ceiling Tile Sponsors, and to all of our incredible Volunteers who were here throughout the entire event. A big thank you to Little Bighorn Co. for sponsoring our Raku Firing. A round of applause to Minneapolis Antique Appraiser David Schlueter for his… Read More

  • Discover the Magic of “Nooks and Crannies Coalesce”: Layl McDill’s Sculptural Marvels

    Rumriver Art Center proudly presents “Nooks and Crannies Coalesce,” a captivating gallery show featuring the vibrant imaginative sculptures of artist Layl McDill. We hope you’ll join us for these upcoming events featuring: Layl McDill, Nooks and Crannies Coalesce. Located in the Jan Johansen Gallery at Rumriver Art Center. Show Opening: Saturday, April 20, 2-4 pm Meet the… Read More

  • Experience ‘Bits and Places’: A Fusion of Art and Inspiration with Lynelle Kocher

    Lynelle’s bold use of color and texture brings her unique vision to life in each captivating piece. Explore her exploration of different mediums, including colored pencils, watercolor, acrylic, and acrylic paint chips. Each creation radiates an experience or destination. We hope you’ll join us for these upcoming events featuring: Lynelle Kocher, Bits and Places. Located… Read More

  • Allow Joel Springer’s Paintings to Immerse you Into A Palette of Stories

    Joel’s paintings have a way of extracting the essence of aged buildings and the landscapes they call home. We invite you to open your senses to these paintings and experience the stories they share. We hope you’ll join us for these upcoming events featuring: Joel Springer, Finding my Voice. Located in the 21 Step Gallery… Read More

  • Come and Experience Art Woven with Intricate Patterns, Colors and Details.

    Join us as we dive into the world of Color and Weave, where every thread has a purpose and every detail sparks curiosity. This Gallery show celebrates the beauty of woven art. We hope you’ll join us for these upcoming events featuring: The Rum River Handweavers Guild, Color and Weave. Located in the Jan Johansen… Read More