Category: News

  • Unveiling Infinite Creativity: Introducing Kenya Letourneau

    My artistic style is unique and varied, with inspiration coming from everything around me. Whether it’s my children, food, nature, or other people, my work is a reflection of my imaginative spirit. I like to think outside the box, and my pieces often blur the lines between different artistic styles, ranging from realistic impressionism to… Read More

  • Rumriver Art Center Voted 2nd Place Best Art Studio

    Minnesota Parent put out a survey that included Rumriver Art Center as one of the options for Best Art Studio and our fans spoke up! You voted us into 2nd place – THANK YOU! Check out the article below. Minnesota Parents Share Their Family Favorites! During January 2023, Minnesota Parents voted for their family’s favorite… Read More

  • Sneak Peek: Check out this behind the scenes video on our Charcoal Portraits Course

    Teaching Artist Sanjukta Mitra helps her students learn techniques to create stunning charcoal portraits. 

  • Which Hwy 10 Anoka roads are open and closed? This May 2023 overview map should help.

    Spring has sprung which means the second year of construction is in full swing on the Hwy 10 work zone in Anoka. There have been a lot of traffic shifts, road and ramp closures these past few weeks. It’s not always easy to visualize what’s open and what’s closed. This map shows the current traffic… Read More

  • The Stories Behind the Photographs, with Glenn Allenspach

    I enjoyed the opportunity to talk with Glenn Allenspach, and view his gallery exhibit in the Jan Johansen Gallery at Rumriver Art Center. His stunning photos capture your attention and imagination. Learning the background stories adds even more interesting depth to his artwork. We invited you to catch the interview below, as Glenn highlights several… Read More

  • The Story and Inspiration Behind our People’s Choice Winner’s Artwork.

    Rumriver Art Center’s recent gallery exhibit, ‘The Art of a Face’ featured artists unique and creative interpretations of a face. Gallery attendees were invited to vote for a piece of art in the show that most inspired them. Here’s the results, as well as the fascinating stories behind the artists and their artwork. Congratulations to… Read More

  • 2023 North Artists Studio Crawl

    The North Artists Studio Crawl is an annual self-guided driving tour of artists’ studios in the northern metro area of the Twin Cities. Admission to the studios is free. Some studios feature live demonstrations, and there’s art for sale at all. The 2023 crawl dates are Saturday, May 6th and Sunday, May 7st, 10am to… Read More

  • Hwy 10 weekend closure March 17-20

    Ferry Street Closed over Highway 10 Ferry St. at Hwy 10 closed March 17 through fall 2023 Major work on the Hwy 10 Anoka road reconstruction project will soon resume for the second year. The first traffic impact will be a full weekend closure of Hwy 10, and the closure of Ferry St. at Hwy… Read More

  • The Journey, by Montana Becker

    Learn more about Montana’s art journey. From her creative inspiring childhood, to turning to art as a powerful outlet.

  • Sanjukta Mitra: A closer look into her creative background, inspiring story and powerful artwork! 

    Sanjukta Mitra shares about her creative background, inspiring story and powerful artwork!