Category: News

  • RRAC Mentorship program- Cheryl Barr

    I sat down and chatted with Cheryl Barr. She is one of our watercolor mentors for this year’s mentorship program. Cheryl came from a very creative family. They were very musical and as a child Cheryl was required to take piano lessons, which she said she “detested”. She was always drawing and asked if her… Read More

  • Notan Artful Moment with Angie

    We all need to to take short breaks from our stressful lives. There is no better way than to use our creativity. Artful Moments are short creative projects that are a fun way to release some creative energy.

  • Sunflower Watercolor Project with MaryLeah

    MaryLeah Marshall takes you step by step on creating a watercolor sunflower. For best results we suggest 140lb cold press watercolor paper for this project.

  • New Art Hanging at Allina

    Rumriver Art Center has art on display at Allina’s Customer Experience Center in Coon Rapids, MN (880 Evergreen Blvd, Coon Rapids, MN 55433).The current gallery show features the art of Dick and Diane Gardner. They have a variety of different acrylic paintings on display. Check out some of their work below!

  • RRAC Mentorship program-Pat Undis

    I would like to introduce you to artist and mentor Pat Undis. Pat is one of our mentors for this year’s mentorship program and we are happy to have her onboard. I sat down with Pat to learn more about her creative journey. I asked her when did she know she wanted to be an… Read More

  • Van Gogh Sunflower Oil Pastel Project

    Join Larry Weinberg as he experiments with color on this Van Gogh Sunflower project. Vincent Van Gogh did over 10 painting of the still life of sunflowers in a vase. Vincent was using the sunflower to experiment with color. He would choose two primary colors for each of the various paintings. We are inspired by… Read More

  • Hummingbird Drawing Project with Deb Kirkeeide

    Draw this wonderful hummingbird with Deborah Ann Kirkeeide. She will take you through the process step by step.

  • September/October Business Hours

    For the months of September and October we will be open by appointment only. Please call us at 763-323-8830 or email us at sales@rumriverart.com to set up an appointment if you need to stop in.

  • Six New Murals Installed to the 4th Ave side of RRAC

    On Saturday August 8th six murals were installed on the 4th Ave side of the Rumriver Art Center. The six murals were created by artists Mike and Jes Johnson, Anton Horishnyk, Steve Savior, Geno Okok, Chris Bowman, Angie Renee, Jerry, Hailey, CeCe, Kali Jo, Franny, and Lynnea. These amazing murals are 4ft x 10ft and… Read More

  • Connexus Energy Grant Winner

    The Rumriver Art Center won the $1,500 Connexus Energy Grant! Thank you to all of you who voted for us. This money has a huge impact and makes a big difference for us as a small non-profit. We appreciate all your support. Thank you!