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Grand Marais Art Colony

120 3rd Ave W, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2331
+1 218-387-2737
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The oldest continuously operating Art Colony in Minnesota

Stop in and see what is happening with local artists and craftspeople. This is the place that set... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Grand Marais, Minnesota
Never tire of viewing

Always a treat to head up to the Art Colony to see what they have. Something usually says 'Take me... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
Robert W
Bloomington, Minnesota
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The Grand Marais Art Colony is Minnesota's oldest art colony. Begun in 1947.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
17 Jan 2017
“The oldest continuously operating Art Colony in Minnesota”
4 Sep 2016
“Never tire of viewing”
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120 3rd Ave W, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2331
+1 218-387-2737
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stop in and see what is happening with local artists and craftspeople. This is the place that set the tone for Grand Marais as an artist enclave and a home for creatives.

1  Thank Snowday2011
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Always a treat to head up to the Art Colony to see what they have. Something usually says 'Take me home'. Such a fun place to visit.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 1 September 2016

My husband spent a day painting with an artist from the Art Colony Unique experience Beautiful location

Thank mnmom2016
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stopped by there especially to see Betsy Bowen's woodcut works, but also found many other interesting works going on. Very nice to speak with the artists or their assistants about their work. Lots of tempting things to purchase!

Thank Beth Y
Reviewed 8 April 2016

My mother had one of these but she dropped it. Lucky it didn't break. The water falls are beautiful. Excellent hiking trails. If you go in the summer be sure to bring mosquito repellent.

Thank thian2015
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Neat idea, several very interesting sessions and lots of new ideas. Planning for the next offering could use some forethought and consideration for both convience of participants and the economy of the area. Missed opportunities for cross pollination and civic coordination.

Thank Rbj2040
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I will not go into the past of the Art colony as that can be found in many places and I will not take your time with the retelling of all tales associated with the fledgling beginnings. I am going to say with earnest conviction...More

Thank Dan Q
Reviewed 22 October 2015

There's a bakery in the building off to the side, but it was closed when we were there. Great woodcut and jewelry art for sale.

Thank sunseekerRN
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The Grand Marais Art Colony is a great resource for discovering your artistic voice. Whether you're looking to be inspired by an exhibit of regional artwork or to develop new skills, you'll certainly walk away inspired!

Thank MapleMarvels
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Beautiful exhibit building in center if town . Excellent staff and great opening receptions. Recent paintings from plein air competition were top quality

Thank K B
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Dan Q
You are not speaking of the Grand Marais Art Colony, there is no Bakery at the Art Colony. You we're visiting Betsy Bowens studio and The playhouse . Not affiliated with nor is it the Grand Marais Art Colony. Different locations all together. the Art Colony is located in an old Catholic church
21 February 2017|
Response from Snowday2011 | Reviewed this property |
No, my review is accurate, you are referring to an earlier review that mentions Betsy Bowen's wood cuts and a bakery. your feedback should have been for that one. It is correct that that is a different building located a few... More