Category: Blog

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.”

  • 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