Detecting Broader Patterns | Derek Meier

On View | October 2 – 31 | MacRostie Gallery Derek Meier’s body of mixed media paintings hones in on themes of impermanence, creative instinct, and immediacy. Meier connects his ...

Feminine Attempts | Klaire B.L. Pearson

On View October 2 – 31 Minnesota Gallery Despite being a woman, Klaire Pearson finds the concept of femininity to be confusing and frustrating. From an early age, girls are ...

Great Lakes Woodland Skirts Fashion Show

October 17, 2015 | 1 – 4 pm | MacRostie Art Center 1:00 PM:  Reception 2:00 PM:  Photo Presentation & Fashion Show 4:00 PM:  Close This show is a collection ...

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Fall Art Classes for Youth

Art After School Instructor: Diamond Knispel                                                  Fee: $70 members/ $80 non-members Session ...

Fall Art Classes for Adults

MAC Workshop Sampler Week Instructor: various             ...

Learn | MacRostie Art Suitcases

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 Saturday, 10/3/15 – 10:00am – 5:00pm Sunday, 10/4/15 – 10:00am – 3:00pm   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 […]

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What’s Left: Lives Touched by Suicide

What | A multimedia exhibit to create a proactive community dialogue about suicide and mental illness with a goal of reducing the stigma surrounding them. Who | Over 40 of Minnesota’s finest artists in painting, poetry, sculpture, graffiti, glass, weaving, photography, and more. Audience members of What’s Left with also have the chance to listen […]

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Art in the Park

Art + Nature | September in Itasca County Join MacRostie Art Center and area artists for an Art in the Park series in September. These hands-on sessions are intended to engage residents in art-making in the Itasca Area outside the city limits of Grand Rapids. Activities will be participatory and family friendly. A picnic lunch […]

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Progressive Painting Workshop

Instructor: Ellen Diederich Dates: Monday – Friday, September 14 – 18 Times: 9 am – 3:30 pm Fee: $225 MAC members / $250 non-members In this class, students of all levels will enjoy a fun session painting their pets, favorite animal, still life, or any subject of their choosing. The workshop is designed to develop […]

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23rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition

On View | MacRostie Gallery | August 7 – 29 Sponsored by Timberlake Lodge The 23rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition features a collection of local and regional artworks juried by Colleen Sheehy. Sheehy is the Director and CEO of the Plains Art Museum in Fargo, ND, and holds a doctorate in American Studies. Under her […]

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47º North: Daybreaks at Bad Medicine Lake | Wayne Gudmundson

On View | Minnesota Gallery | August 7 – 29 Sponsored by Mike Ives Realty Moorhead-based photographer Wayne Gudmundson presents a new series of photographs in 47º North. His intimately-scaled color digital photographs of sunrises were taken from the porch of his cabin at Bad Medicine Lake, Minnesota, located at latitude 47º north. Gudmundson typically […]

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