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2018-02-20 Exhibition and Artist Talk with Danny Saathoff
Single 05:30PM - 06:30PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

February 20 | 5:30 pm Danny will share about his 2018 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant work and exhibition which focuses on t...

Free

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2018-02-21 Community Conversation: Our Arts Community with Amy Demmer
Single 12:00PM - 01:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

February 21 | 12pm | Bring a brown bag lunch Community conversations are a way for our local community and Art Colony members to connect and dia...

Free

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2018-02-13 100DayProject Meet & Greet
Single 12:00PM - 01:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Join us for one of the following 100DayProject meetups to network, explore resources, share goals, progress, and struggles on our creative journey....

Free

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2018-02-06 100DayProject Meet & Greet
Single 12:00PM - 01:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Join us for one of the following 100DayProject meetups to network, explore resources, share goals, progress, and struggles on our creative journey....

Free

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2018-01-30 100DayProject Meet & Greet
Single 12:00PM - 01:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Join us for one of the following 100DayProject meetups to network, explore resources, share goals, progress, and struggles on our creative journey....

Free

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2018-02-14 Northern Fibers Retreat
Weekly Starting on: 2018-02-14 Ending on: 2018-02-18 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Celebrate the Art and Craft of fibers in the heart of winter. This cozy retreat features a variety of classes, lunch-n-learn talks and demonstratio...

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2018-01-21 The 100DayProject
Weekly Starting on: 2018-01-21 Ending on: 2018-04-30 12:00AM - 12:00AM , Grand Marais Art Colony

January 21 - April 30, 2018 The 100DayProject is an effort to motivate participants to commit to 100 days of creativity in any medium of your ch...

Free

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2017-12-07 SVEA Holiday Concert
Single 07:00PM - 08:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Please join SVEA for an evening of a cappella Swedish folk singing, poems, stories and tasty treats.

$10 Suggested

2017-12-02 Northwoods Fiber Guild Open House and Holiday Sale
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Northwoods Fiber Guild Annual Holiday Sale will be on Saturday, December 2nd from 9:00am-2:00pm. Come shop for High Quality, Handmade clothing and...

No Fee

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2017-12-09 Grand Marais Art Colony’s 70th Birthday Bash
Single 07:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

In the spirit of gratitude, pride, and recognition of the community that has valued and fostered the Art Colony and its mission, the Art Colony is ...

$0

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2017-10-06 Wool and Needle Felting with Elise Kyllo (Ages 8 - 14)
Single 09:00AM - 12:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Combining colorful wool, a felting needle, and imagination students will make one or more finger puppets or 3-dimensional animals. Students will le...

$20

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2017-09-26 Artist Talk: The Art of Seeing: Developing a Visual Literacy with Hazel Belvo
Single 11:30PM - 12:30PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Develop your art appreciation skills and come out to view the Plein Air Grand Marais exhibition with Hazel Belvo. Hazel will facilitate a group con...

$5

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2017-08-25 Paint-a-Tile with Joan Farnam
Single 01:00PM - 02:30PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Explore the colorful world of Majolica glazes by painting your own tile. Joan will give an overview of these ancient glazes, including their origin...

$20

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2017-09-25 Empty Bowls Dinner and Silent Auction
Weekly Starting on: 2017-09-25 Ending on: 2017-11-13 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

12% of Cook County residents go hungry every month. To address this need, each year the Art Colony co-organizes the Empty Bowls Dinner and Silent A...

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2017-11-02 The North Shore Readers and Writers Festival
Weekly Starting on: 2017-11-02 Ending on: 2017-11-05 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

The North Shore Readers and Writers Festival locates, celebrates, and fosters the literary arts and engagement with the written word. Readers, w...

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2017-10-20 Fall into Art: Family Weekend
Weekly Starting on: 2017-10-20 Ending on: 2017-10-22 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

The Art Colony hosts family activities for all ages over the MEA weekend. Moose bucks from the Visitors’ Bureau are awarded for participation! ...

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2017-09-29 Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour
Weekly Starting on: 2017-09-29 Ending on: 2017-10-08 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Art Along the Lake is an opportunity to visit artist studios and galleries along the North Shore. During this fun touring event, don't miss the Art...

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2017-08-28 Finding Your Visual Voice with Mary Jo Van Dell
Weekly Starting on: 2017-08-28 Ending on: 2017-08-31 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Enhance your skills and knowledge of how to make a successful painting. Mary Jo will guide students through a broader understanding of the skills n...

Tuition: $380.00

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2017-08-05 Artist Talk: Elements and Properties of Design with Karina Cutler-Lake
Single 12:00PM - 01:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Last year, art professor Karina Cutler-Lake taught a foundations design class for the first time in fifteen years. What appeared at first to be a r...

Free

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2017-07-29 Artist Talk: Integrative Medical Practices and Community Engagement with Donna Bruni
Single 12:00PM - 01:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Learn about Donna’s work as the Exhibitions Director for M Health Mill City Clinic, an integrative medical practice, promoting community engagement...

Free

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2017-07-26 Artist Talk: Investigating the Ceramic Form with Ernest Miller
Single 04:30PM - 05:30PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board initiative grant and exhibitor at the Smithsonian Craft Show Ernest Miller will talk about his fascinatio...

Free

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2017-07-22 Bookbinding Studio Tour with Scott Husby
Single 10:00AM - 12:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Scott Husby has been a conservation bookbinder since the 1970s, and has worked at the Library of Congress, the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Smit...

$40

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2017-07-19 Artist Talk: Artistic Collaborations with Dan Clark and Martha McQuade
Single 04:30PM - 05:30PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Martha and Dan have collaborated on projects, writing, and teaching for the past 15 years. Their interest in process and making has resulted in cre...

Free

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2017-07-15 So You Want to Write Memoir with Rachael Hanel
Weekly Starting on: 2017-07-15 Ending on: 2017-07-16 09:00PM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Everyone has a story. What is yours? Learn what goes into crafting a personal narrative that audiences will want to read. Different forms of memoir...

Tuition: $170.00 | Supply Fee: $11.00

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2017-07-15 So You Want to Write Memoir with Rachael Hanel
Weekly Starting on: 2017-07-15 Ending on: 2017-07-16 09:00PM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Everyone has a story. What is yours? Learn what goes into crafting a personal narrative that audiences will want to read. Different forms of memoir...

Tuition: $170.00 | Supply Fee: $11.00

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2017-06-24 Blown Glass Ornaments with Gretchen Lisdahl
Single 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

For only $40, this is a great opportunity to learn basic glass blowing skills using a Hot Head torch, glass cylinders, and colored glass to create ...

$40

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2017-07-14 Paint-a-Tile with Joan Farnam
Single 01:00PM - 02:30PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

For only $20, this is a great opportunity to learn about clay and the Majolica glaze process. Joan will give an overview of these ancient glazes, i...

$20

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2017-06-23 Paint-a-Tile with Joan Farnam
Single 01:00PM - 02:30PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

For only $20, this is a great opportunity to learn about clay and the Majolica glaze process. Joan will give an overview of these ancient glazes, i...

$20

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2017-06-22 Art Colony Historic Building Renovation Open House
Single 04:00PM - 06:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Come celebrate the renovation of the Art Colony's 100 year old Historic Building! Once the St. Johns' Catholic Church, it was purchased by the Art...

0

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2017-06-10 Findings Jewelry Symposium Artist Talks & Panel Discussion
Single 09:00AM - 07:30PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Artist Talk: Your Unique Voice with Jennifer Merchant | June 10 9 am | $10 Artist Talk: Analogous with Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro | June 10 10...

$10/Artist Talk, $20 for Panel Discussion (includes catered lunch)

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2017-06-09 Keynote Artist Talk: Influences, Evolutions, and the Work with Michael Boyd
Single 05:30PM - 06:30PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Through speaking and demonstration, Colorado-based jewelry artist, Michael Boyd, will share about the evolution of his work and creative process, a...

$10

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2017-06-08 Artist Talk: Case of the Nomads with Casey Sheppard
Single 05:30PM - 06:30PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Casey Sheppard is a jewelry artist, mountain biker, freelance writer, adventure seeker, and community gatherer. She has lived the nomad life sin...

$10

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2017-06-08 Jewelry Trunk Show
Weekly Starting on: 2017-06-08 Ending on: 2017-06-11 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Love Jewelry? Come appreciate the exhibited work of Jewelry Symposium artists and perhaps purchase something to wear home! Findings Jewelry Sym...

Varies by Class/Artist Talk

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2017-09-08 Plein Air Grand Marais
Weekly Starting on: 2017-09-08 Ending on: 2017-10-29 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

September 8 - October 29, 2017 Plein Air Grand Marais is a great way to connect with the artistic community of the North Shore. The reputation ...

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2017-07-08 Clothesline Art Sale Fundraiser
Weekly Starting on: 2017-07-08 Ending on: 2017-07-09 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

A 5x7 sale of artwork donated by talented artists in support of the Grand Marais Art Colony. $35 each! Contact events@grandmaraisartcolony.org ...

Free to Attend

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2017-07-08 The 27th Annual Grand Marais Arts Festival
Weekly Starting on: 2017-07-08 Ending on: 2017-07-09 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

July 8 - 9, 2017 Over 70 local and regional artists set up by the shores of Lake Superior for two days during the peak of summer to showcase the...

Free

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2017-07-08 The 27th Annual Grand Marais Arts Festival
Weekly Starting on: 2017-07-08 Ending on: 2017-07-09 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

July 8 - 9, 2017 Over 70 local and regional artists set up by the shores of Lake Superior for two days during the peak of summer to showcase the...

Free

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2017-07-08 The 27th Annual Grand Marais Arts Festival
Weekly Starting on: 2017-07-08 Ending on: 2017-07-09 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

July 8 - 9, 2017 Over 70 local and regional artists set up by the shores of Lake Superior for two days during the peak of summer to showcase the...

Free

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2017-06-08 Findings Jewelry Symposium
Weekly Starting on: 2017-06-08 Ending on: 2017-06-11 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

June 8 - 11 The Art Colony, in partnership with the Minnesota Jewelry Arts Guild, invite jewelry artists and appreciators to the 2017 Findings J...

Varies by Class/Event

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2017-05-27 Glass Coasters
Single 09:00AM - 03:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Mary 27 | 9 - 11 am or 1 - 3 pm Toast your drink glasses by giving them a beautiful place to rest and learn about kiln-formed glass in the proc...

$35

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2017-05-27 Glass Coasters
Single 09:00AM - 03:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Mary 27 | 9 - 11 am or 1 - 3 pm Toast your drink glasses by giving them a beautiful place to rest and learn about kiln-formed glass in the proc...

$35

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2017-05-27 Community Ink Day: Screenprinting
Single 02:00PM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

May 27 | 2 pm - 4 pm Screenprint your own t-shirt, tote, or apron using your choice of ink color and one of several Art Colony designs. Shirts w...

$20

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2017-05-27 Community Ink Day: Screenprinting
Single 02:00PM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

May 27 | 2 pm - 4 pm Screenprint your own t-shirt, tote, or apron using your choice of ink color and one of several Art Colony designs. Shirts ...

$20

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2017-05-22 Solarplate Printmaking
Weekly Starting on: 2017-05-22 Ending on: 2017-05-26 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

May 22 - 26 | 5 days | 9 am - 4 pm Solarplate printing is an exciting, spontaneous technique that uses UV light and water instead of tradition...

Tuition: $575, Supply Fee: $30

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2017-05-19 Watercolor Pocket Journal: Observations Along the Way
Weekly Starting on: 2017-05-19 Ending on: 2017-05-21 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

May 19 - 21 | 3 days | 9 am - 4 pm Combine your love for drawing and writing while learning about the natural landscape. Tara will teach the ba...

$265

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2017-05-19 Impressionistic Watercolor
Weekly Starting on: 2017-05-19 Ending on: 2017-05-21 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

May 19 - 21 | 3 days | 9 am - 4 pm There seems to be a never-ending quest for watercolor painters to “loosen up.” However, to paint loosely art...

$285

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2017-05-12 Woodblock Printmaking
Weekly Starting on: 2017-05-12 Ending on: 2017-05-14 09:00AM - 05:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

May 12 - 14 | 3 days | 9 am - 5 pm Students will investigate the methods of relief woodblock printmaking. Techniques covered include transfer, ...

Tuition: $345.00, Supply Fee: $60.00

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2017-05-11 Art as Journey
Weekly Starting on: 2017-05-11 Ending on: 2017-05-14 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

May 11 - 14 | 4 days | 9 am - 4 pm Students who have mastered the basic techniques of their medium and wish to hone the ideas in their work or e...

$386

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2017-05-06 Spring Make-a-Bowls Fundraiser
Weekly Starting on: 2017-05-06 Ending on: 2017-05-07 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

May 6 - 7 | Saturday & Sunday: 9 am, 10:30 am, 11:45 am, 2 pm, or 3:30 pm Twelve percent of Cook County residents go hungry every month. To ...

$5

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2017-05-06 Spring Make-a-Bowls Fundraiser
Weekly Starting on: 2017-05-06 Ending on: 2017-05-07 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

May 6 - 7 | Saturday & Sunday: 9 am, 10:30 am, 11:45 am, 2 pm, or 3:30 pm Twelve percent of Cook County residents go hungry every month. To ...

$5

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2017-04-22 Inspired by Place
Weekly Starting on: 2017-04-22 Ending on: 2017-04-23 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

April 22 - 23 | 2 days | 9 am - 4 pm Bring in your personal reference material about your favorite regional location and work to cultivate a 2-...

$170

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2017-04-14 Exploring the Senses (For Ages 6 - 10)
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

April 14 | 9 am - 2 pm What do tissue paper, frozen lemons, and toy race cars have in common? Find out with Tessa by exploring the senses! Kids...

$25

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2017-04-10 My Sketchbook: Making Art a Practice (Ages 6 - 9)
Weekly Starting on: 2017-04-10 Ending on: 2017-05-01 03:45PM - 04:45PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

April 10 - May 1 | 4 Mondays | 3:45 - 4:45 pm Sketching and doodling provide the basis for much creative exploration and are easy entry points ...

$30

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2017-05-27 Memorial Day Weekend Art Along the Lake
Single 09:00AM , Grand Marais Art Colony

A weekend full of art activities, demonstrations, and gallery tours throughout Cook County. Stop by the Art Colony to visit our gallery, see artist...

Varies by Class/Activity

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2017-04-29 Artist Talk: In the Landscape and in the Studio with Holly Swift
Single 12:00PM , Grand Marais Art Colony

Saturday, April 29 | 12 pm | Location TBD Holly Swift’s work is found in both private and public collections nationwide. She has been a recipien...

Free