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Downtown Art Fair | Accepting Applications!

Apply Today! | Join us for the 2017 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 Grounds, Saturday, July 08, 2017, 9 a.m – 4 p.m. To Apply |  apply online or download a PDF of the Downtown Art Fair Application and mail to: MacRostie Art Center, […]

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Join us! | Art & Wellness

February 12 | Celebrating Creative Wellness  Sunday, February 12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | $75 members/ $85 non Self-expression through the creative arts offers a healthy method of processing experience and renewing one’s emotional coffers. In February 2017, MacRostie Art Center will host another Art & Wellness Weekend in order to continue the conversation about ways to enrich […]

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Disassembled, Juxtaposed, Transformed | Karlyn Atkinson Berg

Minnesota Gallery | On view through January. In January the Minnesota Gallery will be alive with color as MacRostie Art Center hosts Disassembled, Juxtaposed, Transformed – an exploration of the interaction between space, form, and colors through the mixed-media collage style of Karlyn Atkinson Berg. “Images might give visual information, but rarely involve trying to represent […]

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Day Dream | Elyse-Krista Mische

MacRostie Gallery | On view through January. “Day Dream” highlights Elyse-Krista’s mixed media approach to illustration and the multiple stages of her creative process. She utilizes the realms of make believe and day dreaming to investigate concepts of time, wealth, memory, ephemeral existence, and the fine line between our conscious and subconscious beings. Elyse-Krista invites you […]

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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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