Downtown Art Fair | Accepting Applications!

Apply Today! | Join us for the 2016 Downtown Art Fair, a celebration of art and artists in downtown Grand Rapids that attracts local residents and summer tourists alike! Where & When | Old Central School ...

Everything Changes | Susan Morrison

On View | MacRostie Gallery | February 5 – 26 Sponsored by Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital Susan Morrison presents a collection of paintings and sculpture that interact visually. The linear steel ...

Art & Healing | Healthcare Professionals

On View | Minnesota Gallery | February 5 – 26 Sponsored by The South Cabin Group, LLC When your job is to work in a supporting capacity to other human beings it takes ...

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ADULT CLASSES | Winter – Spring 2016


YOUTH CLASSES | Winter – Spring 2016

Learn | MacRostie Art Suitcases

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

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First Friday Art Walk | February 05, 2016

First Friday Opening Reception| Downtown Grand Rapids Join us for a monthly celebration of art and creativity in Grand Rapids. Families welcome. All events are free unless noted. BREWED AWAKENINGS February’s featured artist is Liz White with her paintings and works in mixed media. Music from 4:30 – 6:00 by Terry Price on acoustic guitar. […]

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Portrait Invitational

On View | MacRostie Gallery | January 8 – 31 Sponsored by MacRostie Art Center Board of Directors Chuck Close once said, “A face is a road map of someone’s life.  Without any need to amplify that or draw attention to it, there’s a great deal that’s communicated about who this person is and what their […]

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Hunting the Auroras in Northern Minnesota | Bob Conzemius

On View | Minnesota Gallery | January 8 – 31 Sponsored by Grand Rapids State Bank This photography exhibit will feature the highlights of meteorologist Bob Conzemius’ work over the past four years as he has sought the ultimate aurora display from various locations around our region. Minnesota is one of the few places on […]

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Attention: Healthcare Workers!

CALL FOR ARTWORK SUBMISSIONS Healthcare providers within the state of Minnesota are invited to apply to participate in MacRostie Art Center’s February 2016 exhibit, showcasing the connection between the arts and healthcare. Submission deadline is January 1, 2016. Image: sculpture by Anne Tofte MacRostie Art Center EXHIBITION | HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AS ARTISTS When your job […]

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MacRostie Art Center Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 7 pm Admission: Free will donation Laatikko/Box explores the emotional terrain we encounter when we step into unknown worlds. Musician Sara Pajunen combines the reading of Finnish-American archival material, recorded audio interviews with recent immigrants, live violin, voice, and electronics to create a poignant sound experience. Laatikko/Box is a […]

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Wood and Water: MAC Studio Showcase

On View | December 4 – 26 | Minnesota Gallery Sponsored by Northern Lakes Dental Woodcarving and watercolor are two of the longest running and most popular classes offered at the MAC. This exhibit honors the work and dedication of the MacRostie instructors and their students, along with the weekly open studio artists. Belva Shelhamer, […]

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