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:

100DayProject: Information Session
Tuesday, January 17, 2017; 12pm


Community Conversation: Large-scale Functional Installations
Wednesday, January 18, 2017; 12 - 1 pm


The History and Nature of Installation and Conceptual Art
Saturday, January 21; 2 pm; Free


Discover Kiln-formed Glass
January 24 - February 7, 2017; 3 Tuesdays; 6 - 8:30pm

$70.00 Supplies $45.00

Professional Development for Artists
February 4 and 11, 2017; 1 - 4pm

$50.00

The Colors of Winter
February 10 - 12, 2017; 3 days; 9am - 4pm

$255.00

Off the Cuff
Thursday, February 16, 2017; 1 day; 9am - 4pm

$95.00 Supplies $13.00

Decorative Pins
February 17, 2017; 1 day; 9 am - 4 pm

$95.00 Supplies $13.00

Hand-printed Lampshades
February 17 - 18, 2017; 1.5 days; Friday: 9am - 4pm; Saturday: 9am - Noon

$130.00 Supplies $33.00

Soy Wax Batik Basics and Beyond
February 18 - 19, 2017; 2 days; 9am - 4pm

$170.00 Supplies $49.00

Cut Paper Art - Full Session
February 18 - 19, 2017, 2 day; 9am - 4pm

$190.00 Supplies $44.00

Cut Paper Art - Mini-session
Saturday, February 18, 2017; 9am - 12pm

$45.00 Supplies $11.00










 




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ATTENTION ARTISTS

2017 Arts Festival Jury Applications accepted January 13-March 12

2017 Plein Air Jury Applications accepted February 1-April 9
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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 to the Art Colony.

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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UPCOMING EVENTS
NORTHERN FIBERS RETREAT
16 - 19, 2017


Celebrate the fiber arts in the heart of winter. This cozy retreat features a variety of classes, lunch-n-learn talks and demonstrations, a show-n-share event, and more, all while celebrating with other fiber enthusiasts.

Co-hosted with the North House Folk School 
and the Northwoods Fiber Guild. 


Click HERE for a full listing of classes and events.
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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 Fall/Winter Catalog:

View it online or request a copy to be mailed to you.

Classes fill quickly, RESERVE your spot today.
Click here to see ALL upcoming classes

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VISIT the Studios & Gallery Store
Open Daily | 9am - 4pm
 

 

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 classes for the novice to professional artist, high-quality studio access, and seven inclusive 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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Private Groups
Create Your Own Art Experience!
Are you looking for an 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 Regional Arts Council; Cook County, Minn; 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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