After School Art Camp Ages 6 – 8

Studio 21 21 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN, United States
Meets 1 times, starting: Recurring

Explore the possibilities with friends at the Art Colony after school art camp! Allison will teach a variety of art techniques and students will learn about the elements of design and composition through a ton of fun activities, including paper pulp painting, handmade sketchbooks, air dry clay mosaics, foil embossing, and pastel glow effects, among […]

After School Art Camp Ages 9-12

Studio 21 21 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN, United States
Meets 1 times, starting: Recurring

Explore the possibilities with friends at the Art Colony after school art camp! Allison will teach a variety of art techniques and students will learn about the elements of design and composition through a ton of fun activities, including paper pulp painting, handmade sketchbooks, air dry clay mosaics, foil embossing, and pastel glow effects, among […]

After School Art Camp Pop-up Exhibition

Studio 21 21 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN, United States
Meets 1 times, starting: Recurring

Join us to celebrate the work of our youth artists that participated in After School Art Camp. Friends and family welcome! The exhibition will take place on the last day of camp for each age group, November 13th &14th.

Call for Artists – Exhibition Space

Call for Arrowhead Artists - Exhibition Space The Art Colony invites Minnesota Arrowhead regional artists working in two-dimensional mediums to submit applications for month-long exhibitions in its Gallery Store. Available months include May, June, July, August, September, and October. The Gallery Store is located downtown Grand Marais and is open May – October, Wednesdays – […]

Introduction to Ceramics and Wheel-thrown Pottery

Ceramics Studio 120 W 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN, United States
Meets 1 times, starting: Recurring

This class will provide an introduction to ceramic art: historical and contemporary examples, the process of clay transforming into ceramic, and offer a hands-on exploration of wheel-thrown pottery. The pottery wheel is a wonderful tool for generating pottery forms. Students will learn to prepare the clay for use, center the clay on the wheel, open […]

Open Studio & Exhibition of New Drawings

Studio 17 17 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN, United States

Join resident artist Catherine Meier for an open studio and exhibition of her new drawings. Catherine Meier creates drawings, animations, and large-scale installations of earth, sky, and horizon – of vast, open land and space. Her projects are large in scope and develop over several years of deep listening in specific locations — this experience […]

Open Studio: Public Functionary Residency

Founders Hall Studio 120 W 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN, United States

Come greet and get to know the work of five juried Public Functionary artists-in-residence. The goal of the Public Functionary Studios x Art Colony residency is to provide rest and reflection for emerging artists of color, and access to GMAC’s studios and resources at no cost to the artists. For many, it is their first […]

Artist Photo Shoots

Studio 21 21 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN, United States

Have professional photos taken of your artwork for your portfolio, gallery submissions, or grant or festival applications. Forty-five minute slots are available on a consecutively-scheduled basis. Artists will receive a digital compilation of their images. Open to all artists; scholarships available as needed. Note that images taken are not intended for reproduction and sale but […]

After-School Art Club (Ages 10 – 13)

Studio 21 21 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN, United States
Meets 6 times, starting: Recurring

Are you someone who enjoys being playful with art materials and experimenting with different techniques? If that sounds like you, then the Art Colony after-school art club is the perfect fit! We will dive into a variety of drawing, painting, and printmaking techniques, allowing you to discover and develop your artistic style. Nan will focus […]

Demonstration: Intro to Glaze Chemistry and formulating your own Glazes

Ceramics Studio 120 W 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN, United States

This one night session will introduce students to the chemistry of pottery glazes. We will discuss what various materials are required to make a glaze, where to source them, how to quickly analyze a glaze recipe, and touch upon the more "science-y" approaches like Unity Molecular Formulas (great if you like math). If you've ever […]

Ceramics: Advanced Beginner

Ceramics Studio 120 W 3rd Avenue, Grand Marais, MN, United States
Meets 6 times, starting: Recurring

This class is designed to build on your foundational knowledge of wheel-thrown ceramics. In this class we will demonstrate more advanced forms like bowls, mugs, and plates. We will also explore the ceramic process further by discussing the chemistry of clay and glaze. This class will introduce some surface design techniques–painting and drawing with underglaze […]

VIRTUAL CLASS: Introduction to PanPastels

Zoom Virtual Studio Grand Marais, MN, United States
Meets 1 times, starting: Recurring

Learn to use and incorporate PanPastels into your artwork. PanPastels work beautifully with mixed media, and may be applied to surfaces that can’t accept stick pastels. PanPastels are applied with sponge applicators that allow colors to be blended together either in the pan, on the substrate, or on the sponge. They can be used with […]

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