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MacRostie Art Center is turning 50! Help us celebrate at our First Friday opening reception with live music, artists talks and special member recognition! Friday, 11/4/16 – 4 – 7 pm Free ...

Wood, Wind, Water | Pottery Invitational

  Minnesota Gallery | On view through October. Our October pottery invitational will feature local and regional artists Rebecca Arnold-Sauer, Mike Jasper, Mark Lambert, Daryn Lowman and Cyrus Swann in a variety ...

Absent Narratives | Wing Young Huie

MacRostie Gallery | On view through October. How much of what we see is shaped by our daily interactions and how much is influenced by the countless pop culture images that we’ve consumed? ...

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Fall Adult Classes

  Art Around the World in Northern MN Diversity is a beautiful ...

Fall Youth Classes

    Scholarships are available for all ages!  Contact MacRostie Art Center ...

Art Suitcases for Rent

ART SUITCASES | Planned Lessons and Materials $20 per week | Scholarships for families are ...

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Fall Studio Tour

MacRostie Art Center’s Fall Art Studio Tour Located in one of the state’s top art regions, the Grand Rapids area is home to a robust arts community. For one entire weekend, artists across the area are throwing open their studio doors, inviting the public to see work spaces, meet the artists, and shop for unique, local […]

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As It Is Above; It Is Below | Star Map Workshop

As It Is Above; It Is Below | September 24, 1:00–4:00 p.m. | $20 Come learn about Ojibwe and Dakota star knowledge, Fall constellations, and make a star map painting of your own with Annette S. Lee and team. A hands-on art making workshop open to all ages and all people. Native Skywatchers–Earth Sky Connections weaves together art, […]

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Impact | Miranda Brandon

Minnesota Gallery | On view through September. Large-scale photographs encapsulate the moments, and those after, in which birds strike glass while navigating the complex maze of human-built spaces. Tragically beautiful, these images magnify and memorialize the lives of each individual animal, challenging a human-biased hierarchy of self-importance. Miranda Brandon has been a Project BirdSafe volunteer for […]

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Native Skywatchers | Group exhibition

MacRostie Gallery | On view through September. Native Skywatchers – Earth Sky Connections presents an inspired visual arts exhibit featuring work created by five artists: Annette S. Lee, William Wilson, Carl Gawboy, Jeff Tibbetts, and Anne Meyer. The work weaves together art, science, and culture with the goal of revitalizing Ojibwe and D(L)akota earth and sky knowledge and emphasizing our human […]

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The More, The Better | JinMan Jo

Minnesota Gallery | On view through August. The More, The Better – The sculptures of JinMan Jo will be exhibited in the Minnesota gallery. He relates the process of creating sculpture to that of making entries in a personal journal. His work is self-reflective with a focus on his feelings and search for self-identity. He explores and interprets […]

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24th Annual Juried Show | Group exhibition

MacRostie Gallery | On view through August. The 24th Annual Juried Art Exhibition features a collection of local and regional artworks juried by JinMan Jo, twice honored with the Outstanding Achievement Award in contemporary sculpture given by the International Sculpture Center. The exhibit will include artists from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota in […]

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