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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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ADULT CLASSES | Summer 2016

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YOUTH CLASSES | Summer 2016

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

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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 waiting place| Roxanne Richards

MINNESOTA GALLERY– Roxanne Richards’s compulsion to create a piece is often rooted in her desire to understand her emotions. Her exhibition, the waiting place examines the emotional impact of being unexpectedly alone. Richards uses color and the brushstroke movement to explore both the sorrow of being alone and the unexpected gifts of solitude.  Her figures move in […]

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MACROSTIE GALLERY–  PLAYING WITH FIRE: Mary Augustyn, Bruce Bartos, Joan H. Beech Shephard, Mary Downham, Faith Johnson Wicklund, April Keilen, Joel Moline, Karen Olson, Jose M. Sanchez, and Roberta Steinhart This celebration of earth, wind, water and fire brings together raku and primitive potters from St. Peter and northern Minnesota who will exhibit a diverse […]

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MINIATURES EXHIBITION | Featuring Ashley Kolka

MINNESOTA GALLERY– During the month of May, the Minnesota gallery at MacRostie Art Center will be filled with miniature-sized artworks. The exhibit will include artwork from more than 40 artists and will feature the collage art of Ashley Kolka. A wide variety of artistic mediums are represented, including ceramic art, sculpture, textile art, collage, watercolor, […]

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VAST/INTIMATE | Catherine Meier

MACROSTIE GALLERY–  Catherine Meier’s drawings of “Vast / Intimate” depict the land of the Sage Creek Basin and Buffalo Gap National Grasslands located on the west side of the north unit in Badlands National Park. These drawings are an action that stems from love of a land – one that involves being in place, drawing […]

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Call for Artists: 2017 Exhibition Proposals

MacRostie Art Center (MAC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to community growth through the arts in northern Minnesota. The MAC has two gallery spaces which each host one exhibit each month. (Visit for more information.) The MAC Exhibit Committee is currently seeking proposals for solo and group exhibitions for 2017. Artists interested in applying […]

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