Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, Minnesota
120 WEST 3RD AVENUE   PO BOX 626    GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA 55604    218-387-2737   arts@boreal.org

Upcoming Events:

Spring Make-a-Bowls
May 6 - 7, 2017; Saturday & Sunday: 9am, 10:30am, 11:45am, 2pm, or 3:30pm
$5.00

Impressionistic Watercolor
May 19 - 21, 2017; 3 days; 9 am - 4 pm

$285.00

Watercolor Pocket Journal: Observations along the Way
May 19 - 21, 2017; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

$265.00

Solarplate Printmaking
May 22 - 26, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

$575.00 Supplies $30.00

Artist Talk: Solarplate Printing
May 24, 2017; 4:30pm


Glass Coasters
May 27, 2017; 9 - 11am

$35.00

Glass Coasters
May 27, 2017; 1 - 3pm

$35.00

Community Ink Day: Screenprinting
Saturday, May 27, 2017; 2pm - 4pm

$20.00

Design Your Painting: Watercolor
June 3 - 4, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

$170.00 Supplies $33.00

Infusing Digital Fabrication Techniques into a Traditional Studio Practice
June 8 - 9, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

$210.00 Supplies $35.00










 



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ATTENTION - Call for Artists

2018 Juried Artists-in-Residence Program | Application available here.
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UPCOMING ENTRY POINTS
Artist Talks, Demonstrations and hands-on Activities.

Artist Talk: Artist-in Residence Holly Swift: In the Landscape and in the Studio: My Working Process | April 29 Noon | Free


Empty Bowls Fundraiser: Spring Make-a-Bowls | May 6 - 7 | Saturday & Sunday: 9am, 10:30am, 11:45am, 2pm, or 3:30pm | Tuition: $5

Artist Talk: Solarplate Printing with Dan Welden | May 24 | 4:30pm | Free

Community Ink Day: Screenprinting with Mike Swindlehurst | May 27 | 2pm - 4pm Tuition: $20

Glass Coasters with Mary Bebie | May 27 | 9 - 11am OR 1 - 3pm Tuition: $35.00

Artist Talk: Case of the Nomads with Casey Sheppard | June 8 | 5:30pm Tuition: $10.00
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Art Along the Lake
May 26 - 28

A weekend full of art activities and gallery tours throughout Cook County.   Check out the full schedule of Art Colony activities including a Pop-up Exhibit: Made at the Art Colony (Sat & Sun); on Saturday, May 27:
Community Ink Day: Screenprinting; Make Your Own Glass Coasters, and a printmaking demonstration.

See the County-wide Activity Schedule HERE


Findings Jewelry Symposium

June 8 - 11, 2017
Keynote Artist: Michael Boyd

Join us for four days of classes, artist talks, demonstrations, panel discussions, and more!  Click HERE to view the full symposium schedule and call us today to register.
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CLASSES
The Art Colony hosts over 200 classes year-round in all skill levels. in a variety of disciplines - unleash your creative spirit today! 

View our Spring/Summer Catalog:

View it online or request a copy to be mailed to you.
Click here to view ALL upcoming classes.

Curious about Visiting Grand Marais?  Scroll to the bottom of the About Us page for resources.


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VISIT the Studios & Gallery Store
Open Daily | 9am - 4pm
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SUPPORT the Art Colony!
Contribute to the Art Colony's transformative art experiences: 
become a Member or give a gift TODAY!  Click HERE to donate!

NEW GIVING OPTION:
Gifts can now also be given in the form of stocks 
Contact director@grandmaraisartcolony.org for more info

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Spring Make-a-Bowls
May 6 - 7, 2017; Saturday & Sunday: 9am, 10:30am, 11:45am, 2pm, or 3:30pm 
Tuition:
 $5.00
Community Ink Day: Screenprinting
Saturday, May 27, 2017; 2pm - 4pm 
 
Instructor:
Mike Swindlehurst 
Tuition:
 $20.00
The Grand Marais Art Colony
Nurturing Creativity on the North Shore
 
Since 1947, the Grand Marais Art Colony has cultivated a relationship between outdoor inspiration and artistic pursuit inspired by the surrounding wilderness and Lake Superior.  Featuring year-round art classes for the novice to professional artist; hands-on activities, Artist Talks and Demonstrations; high-quality studio access; and outstanding events and exhibits. The facilities include visual arts, clay, glass, and printmaking studios. The Art Colony is a sanctuary for the creative spirit, providing artistic guidance, exploration, and space to grow.

To learn more about the Art Colony, listen to this story about our historic facilities: History Speaks on WTIP.
 
Student testimonal: "This was my first experience at the Grand Marais Art Colony and it was wonderful!  I felt inspired by my fellow students, my talented teacher and the gorgeous area of Grand Marais!"

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Group Programming
Create Your Own Art Experience!
Are you looking for a private art-making experience for your family or group of friends? Call us to plan something today! Enjoy a half-day, one-day, or two-day private class with a local artist instructor. A variety of options are available from printmaking to fused glass to painting.
Minimum of 5 participants.


 
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Interested in Volunteering?

Join our community of dedicated volunteers who help the Art Colony thrive!  Opportunities range from stuffing envelopes to classroom monitors, cleaning to Gallery Store docents.  Schedules are flexible and vary from daily to yearly or even on an as needed basis.  Inquire for more information or download the Application & Opportunities Form here.

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The Art Colony is proud to be funded in part by:

Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency; Arrowhead Regional Arts Council; Cook County, Minn; Iron Range Resource and Rehabilitation Board; Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation; McKnight Foundation; Minnesota State Arts Board; and
Visit Cook County
with additional support from our generous business community and individual members.
Thank you!



Operating support is made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, thanks to legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage funds.

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Become a member of the Grand Marais Art Colony TODAY and experience a slice of creative life on the North Shore. Benefits include event and exhibit invitations, studio and art library rental and more. Join your friends and support this historic art organization into the future.
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