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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Learn | MacRostie Art Suitcases

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

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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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Join us! | Art & Wellness Weekend

August 27 -28 | Celebrating Creative Wellness  Saturday, August 27, 9 a.m. – Sunday, August 28, 3 p.m. | $200 members/ $250 non Self-expression through the creative arts offers a healthy method of processing experience and renewing one’s emotional coffers. In August 2016, MacRostie Art Center will host an Art & Wellness Weekend in order to continue […]

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Thanks to the Bees | Linda Ackland-Kolb

Minnesota Gallery | On view through July. Thanks to the Bees: Images on Beeswax – Linda Ackland-Kolbhas has a unique way of blending soft pastel and beeswax to create her artwork. The works presented are expressions of discovery.  A surface of melted and sculpted beeswax contributes to the excitement and interaction with soft pastels on the final composition. […]

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Downtown Art Fair – July 9

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 9 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on the Old Central School grounds in downtown Grand Rapids. Admission to the event is free and the public is encouraged […]

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The Trespasser’s Garden| Emily Gray Koehler

MacRostie Gallery | On view through July. The Trespasser’s Garden comprises a series of reduction woodcuts exploring the introduction, ecology and environmental impacts of invasive plants on delicate ecosystems in Minnesota. The ethereal nature of collagraphs created from invasive plant specimens incorporated into many of the woodcut prints evokes the element of time and a potential […]

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