Category: News

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Artarage Sale

    Support Rumriver Art Center by coming to our first Artarage Sale – a great way to buy art supplies for you or someone you know at the price you want to pay! All donations from the Artarage Sale will go towards our Give to the Max goal of $25,000. What is the Artarage Sale?A donation… Read More

  • Your Chance to Make an Impact Today!

    Early Giving for Give to the Max began on Nov. 1, 2023. Your donation ensures we remain a thriving community art hub. Our mission has always been to “Welcome All” to experience art opportunities that are affordable, inspiring and therapeutic.