Author: Kirstin Kasa

  • Art-A-Thon – You’re Invited to our Art Marathon!

    Celebrate 15 years of creativity at Rumriver Art Center! Come create art and enjoy various free or paid events during Art-A-Thon! Enjoy this video with QCTV that highlights some of the exciting features of this event.

  • Spring Painting: A Fun and Freeing Art Project for All Art Levels

    Celebrate the season of renewal and growth by diving into this delightful spring art project. The techniques used encourage you to practice letting go of ‘perfectionistic’ tendencies. Here’s a video tutorial, that requires minimal art materials. Materials You’ll Need: Instructions in a Nutshell: Remember, the key to this project is to let go of perfection… Read More

  • Summer Art Fair: Save the Date & Contest!

    Our Summer Art Fair (Elmcrest Art Fair) is on the move to ‘The Draw’ at 7401 E Ramsey Pkwy, Ramsey, MN 55303, on Saturday, July 20th, 2024. *Save the date! We’d love your help to spread the news!* Help us rename The ‘Elmcrest Art Fair’ to win a $20 RRAC gift code. With this exciting… Read More

  • Behind the Canvas: Exploring the World of Margarita Stantchevski

    “My art is my voice, a powerful interpretation of my deepest thoughts, hidden emotions, and strongest desire.”

  • Congratulations to the ‘Art of the Word’ People’s Choice Award Winners

    Congratulations to the People’s Choice Award winners at Rumriver Art Center’s Jan Johansen gallery show: Art of the Word! Our gallery artist’s incredible talent shone through in this amazing show. Viewers had the tough task of choosing their favorites. Here are the People’s Choice winners: First Place – Mitch Hansen – 2050 Second Place –… Read More

  • A Celebration of Three Generations of Creative Expression in one Gallery Space

    We hope you’ll join us for these upcoming events featuring: Generations, Located in the Jan Johansen Gallery at Rumriver Art Center. Show Opening: Feb 10, 2pm-4pm Meet the Artist: Feb 15, 11:30am-1:30pm Artist Talk: Feb 16, 6:15 pm 2665 4th AvenueSuite 102, 103, 108 & 201Anoka MN 55303info@rumriverart.com763.323.8830 Learn more about about gallery events at:

  • We’re thrilled to unveil Makilyn ‘Mak’ Koep as the new Rumriver Art Center Executive Director.

    Those familiar with Mak’s creative leadership at Rumriver Art Center can attest to her captivating and creative impact. We’re thrilled to welcome her as our new Executive Director and envision RRAC’s exciting future ahead. To delve deeper into her introduction – we invite you to grab a cup of coffee/tea and enjoy this personal message… Read More

  • Celebrate the retirement of Larry and Susan with us at our Open House Event: Saturday, Dec. 16.

    Countless lives have been creatively and positively impacted by Larry Weinberg and Susan Yee, Rumriver Art Center founders. Please join us on Saturday, December 16th, stop by anytime between 10am – 3pm, at Rumriver Art Center to celebrate Larry and Susan.You’ll have the option to write Larry and Susan a note, create a scrapbook page… Read More

  • Drumroll Please… We’ve Got an Exciting Executive Leadership Announcement!

    We’re thrilled to announce Makilyn (Mak) Koep as the new Executive Director of Rumriver Art Center, beginning January 1, 2024. Mak began at Rumriver Art Center in 2020 as a volunteer. She quickly became a revered Teaching Artist, Community Director and essential part of Rumriver Art Center. Her creative ideas and innovative leadership will steer… Read More

  • Welcome! Here’s our updated office hours.

    Our office hours are a great time to: * Visit the Jan Johansen and 21 Step gallery exhibits * Receive assistance with registrations or payments * Pick up your completed pottery pieces * Check out a book from our Art Library Or, stop in to take a deep breath of the artfully enriched air