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First Friday Art Walk – January 6

Come to downtown Grand Rapids from 4 – 7 pm on Friday, January 6 for the First Friday Art Walk — a fun, free community event that is open to all. BREWED AWAKENINGS January’s featured artist is Arthur Thomas with mixed media landscapes. Music from 4:30- 6 by students of the Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program. Tip jars […]

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Art Suitcases for Rent

ART SUITCASES | Planned Lessons and Materials $20 per week | Scholarships for families are available Bring an Art Suitcase home or into your classroom.  Choose from eight art topics with planned lessons and materials at a minimal cost! Designed by a certified art teacher for our community, these suitcases are choice resources for families, teachers, and out […]

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Cheers! | Holiday Happy Hour

Holiday Happy Hour Join us for a Holiday Happy Hour on Thursday, December 15th from 5-7:30pm! Check out the MacRostie’s Holiday Marketplace, new art displays and hang out with KAXE/KBXE listeners and staff. Drinks available to purchase. Several of us will be attending the CenterStage MN Concert with Haley Bonar! afterwards at The Reif Center. […]

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Holiday Traditions | Wreath Auction & Trunk Show

Wreath Auction & Trunk Show On Friday and Saturday, December 2 – 3, MacRostie Art Center will be hosting two popular holiday traditions. Local craftswoman M’lou Brubaker will be at the MAC for a trunk show with her sterling silver jewelry and one-of-a-kind pieces all day Friday and Saturday. In addition, the MAC’s annual wreath […]

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Samson’s Gift | Ellen Diederich

MacRostie Gallery | On view through December. This exhibit showcases the paintings behind the book Samson’s Gift, written and illustrated by Ellen Diederich. Samson’s Gift tells the story of a lamb whose wool puts him in good standing with the “new baby king.” Diederich’s rough textured, neo-impressionist style paintings blend watercolors and acrylics in softly lit […]

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Holiday Marketplace

MacRostie Gallery | On view through December. For the month of December, the MacRostie Gallery is transformed into the Holiday Marketplace. This annual exhibition celebrates the diverse and talented artists that live and work in northern Minnesota. It’s also an opportunity for MAC members and patrons to find unique, handmade gifts during the holiday season and […]

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