Looking for Something Fun to do this Summer....? Take an Art Class!
Summer Art Camps - Begin in June!

Kids Camp Update: Summer Camp is 99% full! Will you get one of the few remaining spots? Register today!

For Ages 3-6
For Ages 5-17
Woman working on mixed media memoir.
For Ages 21+
Person throwing a clay pot on a pottery wheel
Wheel Throwing Pottery Date Night for Couples

Join us for a fun night for you and your date. Come and learn a new skill together. This is a 2.5 hour class where you will have the experience of getting your hands in clay and throwing pots on the pottery wheel. Your instructor will guide you through creating your unique pots. You will also decorate them with colored underglaze.
Date: Friday, July 16 OR Friday, August 27
Time: 6pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 18+
Cost: $80 per couple
Location: Rumriver Art Center 
Paint Night

A night of creating with friends! You will be guided through a painting step-by-step with Mak, your instructor. Although you are all guided by the same person, you will be amazed by how unique and personal each painting becomes! Take your painting home to immerse your new artwork into your home. You will learn different acrylic techniques to bring to your future painting adventures.

Date: Thursday, July 22
Time: 7pm-8:30pm
Cost: $30
Ages: Adults 18+
Location: Rumriver Art Center
Teacher: Mak Koep
Mindful Art - Personal Mandalas 3 Week Virtual Course

We will spend three Friday afternoons creating personal mandalas. We will be using watercolor paint and ink pens, cutting and gluing and incorporating symbols of our life into our creative mandalas. We will learn how to relax and breathe deeply while creating our artwork. Come and join us for a calm start to your weekend.

Dates: Fridays, June 25, July 2, and July 9
Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm
Instructor: Angie Renee
Cost: $60
Ages: Adults (Classes are designed for older adults ages 55+, but any adult can register)
Location: Virtual via Zoom (At-Home)
Mosaic Mandala Class

Create a 12" mandala art piece using a variety of mosaic materials in this all-level 2 day intensive. This class is for older kids and adults - make it a family event!

Dates and Time: June 12 10am - 3pm and June 13 10am - 12pm
Cost: $100
Ages: 16+
Instructor: Laura Campbell
Mosaic Art Class

Mosaic is a form of art where a surface is covered by small pieces of objects, like stones, glass or tiles, that fit together tightly. When these pieces are carefully placed with color and size, they can create awesome geometric designs or even pictures. Anyone can mosaic. Students will have a variety of wood shapes available to create their very own unique mosaic art. 

Date: Saturday, July 17
Time: 9am - 12pm
Ages: 12+
Cost: $35
Location: Rumriver Art Center 
Clay Fairy Garden House

Hand-built pottery is a unique workshop offering a total hands-on experience. This workshop will focus on creating your own unique fairy garden house.

Date: Saturday, July 17
Time: 10am - 12pm
Ages: 5+
Cost: $25 per Fairy Garden House
Location: Rumriver Art Center 
Virtual Free Family Art Day

Looking for a fun family activity? Join us for our next Virtual Free Family Art Day! We offer a free art class for the whole family (ages 4 and up). You will learn to draw a flower.

Date: Saturday, June 19
Time: 10am - 11am (Central Standard Time)
Cost: FREE (donations to help cover the cost of the class are greatly appreciated)
Ages: 4+
Location: At Home (Virtual via Zoom)
Memory Box Workshop

Artist Betye Saar's work has inspired many to create memory boxes for their loved one. In this class you will be given guidance and a variety of materials to choose from to create your own memory or family history box. This is a fun way to be creative while honoring your loved ones.

Date: Saturday, August 7
Time: 9am - 12pm
Ages: 6+
Cost: $30 per Memory box
Location: Rumriver Art Center 
Pay What You Can: Painting Pansies in Watercolor Workshop

Come explore the exciting adventure of watercolor painting. Don’t feel that you can draw? It’s not a problem. Simplified instructions will be given for drawing the pansies which we will paint. All materials will be provided to complete a small painting that’s yours to keep. 

Date: Saturday, June 26
Time: 10am - 12pm (Central Standard Time)
Ages: Intended for older adults ages 55+. 
Location: In-Person at Rumriver Art Center
Instructors: Cheryl Barr & Anita Cholewa
Cost: Pay what you can (suggested amount: $15)
Pay What You Can: Watercolor Painting Virtual Class

Join MaryLeah live for a virtual watercolor class where you will paint a fun project using watercolors. 

Date: Monday, June 14
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm (Central Standard Time)
Ages: Intended for older adults, but anyone can join. 
Location: At-Home (Live Virtual Class)
Instructor: MaryLeah Marshall
Cost: Pay what you can (suggested amount: $10)
Elmcrest Art Fair

Join the City of Ramsey and Rumriver Art Center for the Elmcrest Art Fair! You will be able to share and sell your art with the community in a beautiful park.

The Event Features:
  • Local food vendors
  • Artist demos
  • Introductory art classes
  • Raffle drawings
  • And more!

Visitors will be able to vote on their favorite artists, with a grand prize of $200 for the “People’s Choice Award.”
Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021​Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Elmcrest Park​
16303 Quicksilver Street NW
​Ramsey, MN 55303​​
Wheel Throwing Pottery Classes

We have some fun wheel throwing pottery classes scheduled. Come get your hands dirty and create your own unique pots!
Sunday, 6/13, 1pm - 3:30pm
Thursday, 6/24, 6pm - 8:30pm
Sunday, 7/11, 1pm - 3:30pm
Thursday, 7/29, 6pm - 8:30pm
Intermediate Wheel Throwing Pottery 6 Week Course

Students will continue to develop wheel throwing skills such as centering, pulling and varying form. We will explore how to make different functional shapes and finish them for everyday use! Some experience throwing on the pottery wheel required. Included in the cost is everything you need while you are in class.

Class Dates: Saturdays, June 12 - July 17
Time: 9am - 11am
6 week session cost: $200
Ages: 10+
Instructor: Heather Barr
Location: Rumriver Art Center
Art of the Masters Classes

Join us live for some fun virtual classes where you will learn about the life and art of different art masters and create projects inspired by their work. Click on the blue links to register.

Pay What You Can: Coffee & Chat Virtual Class

Fun virtual classes where you will discuss all things creative! Also, meet our two NEW hosts of Coffee & Chat - Tom & Jerry! Click on the blue links to register.

Women's Cafe Classes

Join Angie Renee live for some fun art classes where you will work on expressive art journaling. Sign up for one class, a few classes, or all of them. Click on the blue links to register.

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