Rumriver Art Center

Old Milk Factory
2665 4th Ave, Ste 102
Anoka, MN 55303

Homeschool classesCustom classesPrivate lessonsGetting there

The Rumriver Art Center is the perfect place for students from ages 5 years to 17 years to explore their creativity in the visual arts. Rumriver Art Center programs provides a thorough and enjoyable experience for all students regardless of ability, boosting students' confidence, focus, pride, patience, and of course, artistic skills! The Rumriver Art Center delivers an experience that is fun, engaging, educational and affordable. Classes uses art masters from Rembrandt to Picasso as inspiration.

Phone: 763-323-8830
Email: info(at)rumriverart.com


Homeschool classes

Rumriver Art Center offers homeschool art classes throughout the year in six-week sessions, plus occasional one-time workshops. Classes offered include acrylic painting, watercolor, drawing, art journals, cartooning, printing, mixed media, papier mâché, gyotaku (fish printing), stained glass mosaics, polymer clay, hand-built pottery and clay sculpture. Advanced classes for teens are also offered.

Cost per child/student: $60 for six 90-minute classes plus materials if applicable
Cost per adult/educator: free to observe or assist; parents who wish to participate in the class pay the same fee as students

Minimum class size: 5 students
Maximum class size: 18 people

Target age range: for ages 5 to 17, plus separate teen classes for ages 12 and up

Sibling policy: All participating children must be enrolled in the class.
Parent/guardian/educator policy: Classes are drop-off programs, although parents are welcome to stay and observe or assist their children. There is also a comfortable lounge (with free wi-fi) where parents and siblings may wait during class time.

For more information, contact Larry at larry(at)rumriverart.com or Susan at susan(at)zheninc.com, call 763-323-8830 or visit rumriverart.com/homeschoolandafterschoolclasses.html


Custom classes

Homeschool groups may set up enrichment classes, either a single class or a series, on any of the regular topics taught (including acrylic painting, watercolor, drawing, art journals, cartooning, printing, mixed media, papier mâché, gyotaku (fish printing), stained glass mosaics, polymer clay, hand-built pottery and clay sculpture) or make work with Larry to develop a class to meet specific curriculum goals.

Larry is also available to teach coop-based classes either at your group's location as well as at the Rumriver Art Center studio.

Cost per child/student: varies by class length, class size and materials, generally from $5 to $15 per 90-minute class period.
Cost per adult/educator: free to observe or assist; parents who wish to participate in the class pay the same fee as students

Minimum class size: 5 students
Maximum class size: 18 people

Target age range: options for for ages 5 to 17

Sibling policy: All participating children must be enrolled in the class.
Parent/guardian/educator policy: Custom classes may be drop-off programs, although parents are welcome to stay and observe or assist their children. There is also a comfortable lounge (with free wi-fi) where parents and siblings may wait during class time.

Cancellation policy/Cancellation deadline: Cancellations for custom classes must generally be made at least one week in advance.

Gathering place recommendations: The group can convene in the comfortable lounge inside the art center. Larry generally has paper and pencils available in the classroom to occupy early arrivals.

For more information, contact Larry at larry(at)rumriverart.com or Susan at susan(at)zheninc.com or call 763-323-8830.


Private lessons

Private lessons are available for $20 per hour.

For more information, contact Larry at larry(at)rumriverart.com or Susan at susan(at)zheninc.com or call 763-323-8830


Getting there

Parking information: Plenty of parking is available in the back of the Old Milk Factory. There are also a few spaces in the front of the building.

Driving directions: Rumriver Art Center is located at the intersection of Pleasant/Pierce St & 4th Ave, just 1 block north of US 10, between the Ferry St and 7th Ave exits.

Public transit: Rumriver Art Center is just 1 block south of the Northstar Commuter Rail (Route 888) Anoka Station.



Information subject to change. Please check with Rumriver Art Center for the most current information. Last updated on Sun, Sep 3, 2017.