Downtown Art Fair | July 8

MacRostie Art Center presents its annual summer art fair — a community celebration of art and creativity! The Downtown Art Fair will take place on Saturday, July 8 from 9:00 ...

Exquisite Nature | Leah Yellowbird

Minnesota Gallery | On view through June. Intricate, graceful, thought-provoking and prolific — these are all words that have been used to describe the elaborate masterwork of Leah Yellowbird. Originally a ...

Human Conditions | Meghan Sullivan

Minnesota Gallery | On view through June. “The significance of human existence can be found in ordinary interactions because our lives are made up of millions of small, seemingly insignificant moments. ...

Upcoming Programming

MAC ColorRun 5K

Register Now! The MacRostie Art Center’s first annual ColorRun.Walk.Stroll 5k will take ...

Call for Artwork | 25th Annual Juried Exhibition

In August, the MAC will host its 25th Annual Juried Art Exhibition,  featuring a ...

Call for Artists: 2018 Exhibition Proposals

MacRostie Art Center (MAC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to community growth ...

Summer Youth Classes

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

Summer Adult Classes

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

Art Suitcases for Rent

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

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Connecting Threads: Needlework & Home | Marian Lyndgaard

Minnesota Gallery | On view through May. Connecting Threads: Needlework & Home, Marian Lyndgaard Throughout May, MacRostie Gallery will host “Connecting Threads: Needlework & Home” by Marian Lyndgaard. Through a collection of paintings and intaglio prints, Marian Lyndgaard explores the challenges of holding together past and present through needlework and abstracted landscapes. By embroidering and sewing […]

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Little Big Show | featuring Krista Matison

MacRostie Gallery | On view through May. In May, the MacRostie Art Center’s Minnesota Gallery will be filled with miniature sizedartworks from more than 40 artists. The artworks are no larger than 12 inches in any dimension and are priced at no more than $100. Mediums include ceramic art, sculpture, textile art, collage, watercolor, acrylic and […]

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Six McKnight Artists | McKnight Fellowship

Minnesota Gallery | On view through April.   This exhibition, supported by the McKnight Foundation, showcases the success of each artist’s fellowship or residency. Amy Santoferraro is assistant professor of art and ceramics area coordinator at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. Santoferraro’s work has been shown throughout the United States, as well as in solo exhibitions […]

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LGBT: Personal Testimonies | Mary Swanson

MacRostie Gallery | On view through April. In April the MacRostie Art Center’s Minnesota Gallery will exhibit LGBT: Personal Testimonies, by Mary Swanson. This exhibition of painted portraits reveals the stories of men and women in the LGBT community and explores the relationship between viewer and subject. What starts as simple painted lines and shapes becomes […]

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Call for Artwork | 10th Annual Miniatures Exhibition

Little Big Show | May 2017 Invitation In May 2017, MacRostie Art Center (MAC) will host its 10th annual miniatures exhibition in its Minnesota Gallery. The exhibition will feature small works in a variety of media. Works must be no larger than 12” in any dimension (including frame) with a maximum retail price of $100. This […]

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Gathering Water and Light | Jes Lee Shimek

Minnesota Gallery | On view through March. In March the Minnesota Gallery will host Jes Lee Shimek’s collection of digital collages that explore various bits of humanity’s relationship with water and light—two very important elements in our world. Experts are increasingly concerned about the effect light pollution has on our wellbeing, and yet we continue to […]

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